Programme includes: Beethoven Violin Sonata No.9 Op.47 Kreutzer
The Hattori Foundation is a charitable trust offering awards to exceptionally talented young instrumental soloists or chamber ensembles whose talent and achievements give promise of an international career.
In 2014 at the age of 22 Daniel Lebhardt won 1st Prize at the Young Concert Artists auditions in Paris and New York. A year later he was selected by Young Classical Artists Trust in London and in 2016 won the Most Promising Pianist prize at the Sydney International Piano Competition.
Born in 1990 in New Zealand, Benjamin Baker studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Royal College of Music where he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Rose Bowl. Over the last year Benjamin has appeared as soloist with the Philharmonia Orchestra at Salisbury Festival, Royal Northern Sinfonia at Sage Gateshead, the Orchestra Sinfonica Abruzzese L'Aquila in Italy, Sinfonia Cymru and Maui Pops Orchestra in Hawai. This season he makes his debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performing the Tchaikovsky Concerto