Since Bo Lyu won the first prize at the Norah Sande Award Piano Competition in 2018, he has won several Top prizes in many other competitions including Jaques Samuel Piano Competition in Wigmore hall and Windsor International Piano Competition. He has given concerts at Bristol Colston Hall, Huntingdon Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts and Bedford The Quarry Theatre. Recent performances include Solo recital in the Oundle International Music Festival, Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No.1 with the Royal Academy Soloists Orchestra in the Duke’s Hall and Saint-Saëns’s Piano Concerto No.2 with St John’s Chamber Orchestra at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead.
Bo Lyu studies piano with Professor Joanna MacGregor at the Royal Academy of Music. He was awarded a full scholarship for his BMus degree in September 2014 and he commenced his Mmus degree in September 2018. He has been generously supported by the Help Musicians UK, Sterndale Bennett Scholarship, Pisani Scholarship and Derek Butler London Scholarship.
Bo graduated from the Middle School Affiliated to the Shenyang Conservatory of Music under the leadership of Danwen Wei. He has participated in masterclasses with many great pianists, including Paul Badura-Skoda, Anton Kuerti, Jerome Lowenthal, Imogen Cooper, Pascal Devoyon and Hung-Kuan Chen.