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Radu Lupu’s birthday
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born November 30, 1945 in Galați
Radu Lupu is a Romanian concert pianist. He has won a number of the most prestigious awards in classical piano, including first prizes in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition.
He made his public debut at age 12, in a concert featuring his own compositions. Lupu studied at the Bucharest Conservatory with Florica Musicescu and Cella Delavrancea. In 1961, he was awarded a scholarship to the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory.
Lupu made his American debut in 1972 with the Cleveland Orchestra, with Daniel Barenboim conducting in New York City, and with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, with Carlo Maria Giulini conducting.
In limba română: http://ro.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radu_Lupu
Mozart – Piano Concerto No 19 in F major
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