Dean of Studies
Karl Lutchmayer is equally renowned as a concert pianist and a lecturer. A Steinway Artist, Karl performs across the globe, but he also holds an academic professorship at Trinity College of Music, London and is a regular guest lecturer at conservatoires around the world, including the Juilliard and Manhattan Schools in New York . An Overseas Citizen of India, he was recently awarded the Bharat Gaurav lifetime achievement award. Karl has given recitals and concertos throughout the world, working with conductors including Lorin Maazel and Sir Andrew Davis, and is also a regular chamber performer. A passionate advocate of contemporary music, Karl has also given over 90 world premieres and had many works written especially for him.
Karl studied at the Royal College of Music under Peter Wallfisch and John Barstow and at Oxford University, and undertook further studies with Lev Naumov at the Moscow Conservatoire. His research interests include the music of Liszt, Alkan, Busoni and Enescu; The Creative Transcription Network; reception theory, and the history of piano recital programming.