Vietnamese pianist wins first prize in international competition
Vietnamese pianist Luu Duc Anh (Photo: File Photo)
Anh is a post-master student at the Swedish academy and is guided by Prof Hans Palsson. In Vietnam, he was trained by noted musician Prof Tran Thu Ha and his father, Prof Luu Quang Minh.
Born in 1993 in Hanoi, the 24-year-old started learning to play the piano at a young age, under his father’s guidance. After finishing an intermediate course at the Vietnam Music Academy, he got his university degree and a master’s degree at the Royal Conservatory of Liege in 2013 and 2015, respectively.
Anh has won various honours, including a first prize at the Andree Charlier contest held in Belgium in 2016, and a second prize at the Leopold Godowsky piano contest held in Poland in 2014.
In 2015, he was among the top five students selected from Liege Academy to join the Classic Academy contest held by Liege Symphony Orchestra.
He has also performed at many shows in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Japan, and joined the Masterclass along with noted pianists such as Dang Thai Son, Avedis Kouyoumdjian and Tibor Szasz.