Join us for our “virtual” lunchtime concert series! Each month we will stream one concert on a Saturday afternoon from one of our regular Lunchtime Concert Performers for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home.
Saturday July 18th – Jenny Lu (piano) Performing works by Russian greats Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, and Medtner.
Jenny Lu is a pianist based in Victoria, Australia. She has completed her Masters research candidature at Monash University, under the supervision of Dr Joel Crotty, Professor Margaret Kartomi and Dr. Tamara Smolyar. Her undergraduate and postgraduate piano performance studies have been conducted under the nurturing tutelage of Dr. Tamara Smolyar. Jenny’s research concerns the concept of narrativity in music and the compositions of the Anglo-Russian composer, Nikolai Medtner.
Jenny performs as a soloist and a chamber musician with an array of repertoire and is always grateful for more along her journey through the labyrinth of music. Jenny’s academic excellence has been recognised with scholarships and prizes such as the Joan Earle Prize for best performance (2019, 2017), First Class Honours (2016) and the Monash Scholarship for Excellence and Equity (2013-2015).
Based in Melbourne, Australia, Jenny is also a sought after accompanist, performing alongside choirs and soloists in auditions, competitions, concerts and exams.