Trinity Music Diploma: Piano Masterclass with Dr. Karl Lo


演奏曲目 Repertoire:
1/ Debussy: Images – 1: Reflections in the water
2/ Mozart: Sonata in F, K.332 (3rd movement)
3/ Chopin: Sonata No.3 in B min, op.58 (1st movement)
4/ Schubert: Impromptu op.90, no.2


盧嘉博士 Dr. Karl LO

美國權威唱片雜誌American Record Guide 「確實是令人留下非常深刻的印象」

中國「鋼琴藝術」雜誌 – 「一種率直的氣勢和令人信服的感染力,毫無矯揉造作的意味,並出色地揭示了作曲家各首奏鳴曲中不同的風格」

美國「平原日報」(The Plain Dealer) 及「美國公報」(The Gazette) – 「絕對地令人驚嘆…一個超級的音樂家,有極棒的技術和風格上無盡的吸引力」

鋼琴演奏家盧嘉博士生於音樂家庭,曾就讀香港演藝學院,多倫多皇家音樂學院,美國歐柏林音樂學院及克利夫蘭音樂學院,主修鋼琴演奏。除師從 Paul Schenly, Daniel Shapiro, Monique Duphil, Boris Lysenko及John Winther 之外,並曾受多位大師指導,包括:Barry Snyder, Dmitri Bashkirov, Ferenc Rados等。在學習期間,主要研究分析貝多芬及蕭邦作品的歷史背景和音樂結構。他歷年來共獲得多項殊榮,如:加拿大全國音樂比賽國際組鋼琴大獎,美國紐約肖邦鋼琴比賽及Kosciuszko鋼琴比賽亞軍,阿圖爾·羅薩(Arthur Loesser)鋼琴獎,威廉·克拉斯賓(William Kruzban) 鋼琴獎,路易思·考夫曼(Louis Kaufman)室內樂獎,歐柏林音樂學院最佳伴奏獎,並連續三年被選為利伯拉齊學者( Liberace Scholar)。



Critically acclaimed as a “performer who impresses without reservations” by the American Record Guide, Karl Lo is a touring recitalist and an active collaborative artist.  He soloed with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, and has given recitals across the USA, Canada, Venezuela, and China.  In recent years, he continues to give concert tours in the Mainland including the 2011-13 series where he performed exclusively on a Yangtze River concert grand piano.

Karl Lo holds a doctorate degree from The Cleveland Institute of Music, and has previously attended the Oberlin College Conservatory, Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, and the Academy for Performing Arts in Hong Kong. His primary teachers include Daniel Shapiro, Paul Schenly, Monique Duphil, Boris Lysenko, and John Winther.  In addition, he has worked with renowned pianists including Barry Snyder, Dmitri Bashkirov, Ferenc Rados, etc..

A frequent winner at competitions, Karl Lo won the grand prize at the Canadian Music Competition International Stepping Stone piano division, second prize at the Chopin Competition in New York, second prize at the Kosciuszko competition in Chicago, and fourth prize at the first Chopin Competition in Toronto.  He was named a Liberace Scholar for three consecutive years, and was the recipient of many institutional awards, such as the Dean’s Talent Award, William Kruzban Prize in Piano, Arthur Loesser Prize in Piano, Louis Kaufman Prize in Chamber Music, and Piano Faculty Prize in Accompanying. In addition, he is frequently invited to judge local and foreign competitions, and has served as guest examiner and lecturer at Guangzhou’s Xinghai Conservatory and the Shenzhen Arts School.

Karl Lo was a faculty member at the Cleveland Institute of Music from 2002-2008. He is recently appointed regional consultant by the Trinity College London, and is currently teaching at the Hong Kong Baptist University and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.