London-based Polish pianist Lucas Krupinski was born in Warsaw in 1992. He studied at the Zenon Brzewski School of Music and the Frederic Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, where he graduated with distinction under the supervision of Professor Alicja Paleta-Bugaj and Dr Konrad Skolarski. He continued his studies with Professor Arie Vardi at Hannover University (2017-2018) and with Professor Dmitri Alexeev at the Royal College of Music in London (2018-2019).
In 2016, he was awarded top prize at the 7th San Marino International Piano Competition, along with all of its contest prizes – the Audience Award, the Music Critics’ Award and the Orchestra Award. Lucas was a finalist at the Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition in Bolzano in 2017, and also won international competitions in Hannover (2015), Aachen (2016) and Goerlitz (2020).
In 2018, Lucas gave his debut recital at Carnegie Hall and has since received invitations to play with the Chicago Philharmonic and the Buffalo Philharmonic. In the same year, he toured with the Santander Orchestra and more recently he has performed at the Royal Albert Hall in London, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, La Verdi in Milano and Merkin Hall in New York. Lucas’ debut album Espressione from 2017 was nominated for the International Classical Music Awards 2018.