Young Steinway Artist Albert Lau (MMus, LRAM, LRSM) was born in Hong Kong and performs internationally both as a solo pianist and chamber musician. His repertoire ranges from Bach to Birtwistle, and includes rarities as well as his own transcriptions.
He was named a Young Steinway Artist by Steinway & Sons in 2018. Albert Lau started learning the piano at the age of 7, and had his formative training with Josephine Cheung. He studied with Emile Naoumoff at Indiana University in the USA, where he completed his Bachelor of Music with High Distinction. He then furthered his studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London, under the tutelage of Joanna MacGregor, Head of Piano. Upon graduation he was awarded Distinction for his Master of Music degree, in recognition of his achievements at the Royal Academy. His performances span across international venues.
In 2019 he played at ‘Pianos en Fête’ as part of the Festival International de Piano de La Roque d’Anthéron in France. In July 2019 he will make his solo début at St Martin-in-the-Fields in London as part of its ‘Pianists of the World’ series. Together with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, he performed the Chinese premiere of ‘Three Movements’ by Steve Reich in Hong Kong.
In 2019 he will perform concerts in Germany, England and Israel. He will also launch his début solo CD with works by Clara Schumann and Fanny Hensel.
Albert Lau - Live Release Solo CD 'Unveiled'
Albert Lau plays Clara Schumann & Fanny Hensel
Concert: 15.11.19, 18.30 Uhr
Riverside Studios, Cologne, Germany
Tickets available soon! You can order this CD already at https://www.eden-river-records.com/…/hig…/albertlauunveiled/
Website Albert Lau www.laualbert.com
Making of Video by Marvin Hillebrand & Jan Buschmann https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVrBm-X8KFQ