BAFTA Nominated Lucy

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The Incredibly Talented Lucy

BAFTA nominated Lucy stole the nation’s hearts when she won Channel 4’s The Piano at just 13 years old, having performed on a keyboard at Leeds Train Station.

Lucy stopped people in their tracks and left bystanders in tears as she played her beautiful rendition of Chopin‘s Nocturne in B-flat Minor.

BAFTA nominated Lucy’s performance on Channel 4's The Piano for Most Memorable TV Moment of 2023.


Blind & neurodivergent pianist


The Extraordinary Pianist

Lucy is completely blind and has a chromosome 16 duplication, which is a rare condition affecting mental health with autism traits and affecting overall communication. Lucy is hypermobile and suffers with CVS. She is in remission from bi-lateral retina-blastoma and is globally developmentally delayed.

However, Lucy has an extraordinary talent and it is by using this natural talent, Lucy is able to communicate.

World-renowned, pianist, Lang Lang and pop sensation, Mika crowned 13-year-old Lucy, the ‘unofficial’ winner of the competition with her stunning performance of Debussy’s Arabesque No1, which she performed in front of 2000 people at the Royal Festival Hall.

Lucy was invited to perform at HRH King‘s Coronation Concert at Windsor Castle, where she played a note perfect performance of Bach Prelude in C in front of 18 million people.


HRH Coronation Concert

Furthermore world renowned Royal Albert Hall welcomed Lucy to the stage for the first time in October 2023, performing Debussy Arabesque No.1 and Bach Prelude in C to a full house at Classic FM Live. Classic FM’s Instagram reel of Lucy’s performance has received the largest viewing figure ever with over 11.7 million views and counting…

Lucy and Lang Lang’s special bond began on Ch4’s The Piano and continued at Windsor Castle where they both appeared at the Coronation Concert. Later that year they were both invited to perform at the ITV Royal Variety, again, taking to the stage at the Royal Albert Hall.

Whilst filming the Hungarian Dance for ITV’s Royal Variety at the Royal Albert Hall, a magical moment between the two of them was captured during some downtime with an impromptu duet of Faure’s Pavane Op.50

The Lang Lang International Music Foundation soon announced Lucy as an International Ambassador, where she joins a host of exceptional homegrown talent, including Jools Holland, Sting, Guy Chambers, and Karim Kamar to be strong, active advocates of music education access for all of today’s youth.

Lang Lang said about the foundation's newest ambassador “I am truly delighted to officially welcome Lucy as a Lang Lang International Music Foundation Ambassador. Ever since we met earlier this year, Lucy has continued to inspire me through her incredible gift and passion for the piano, and I am honoured to be a part of her journey."

Lucy’s phenomenal year finished with a special performance back where it all began - at a train station. Kings Cross hosted Lucy and Grammy winning Gregory Porter, performing their beautiful rendition of Silent Night together.

This fairytale all began with a children’s book with a tiny piano, where at 5 years old Lucy started playing Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. The family, then upgraded her keyboard and realised she was composing music in her head while sitting on the sofa. Lucy was able to play back music after listening to it just once.

2024 began with BAFTA nominating Lucy’s performance as Most Memorable TV Moment the previous year, sitting alongside some real heavyweights including Happy Valley.

This extraordinary young lady has touched the nation and the world with her journey so far and has inspired families with her love of the piano and her ability to communicate through the power of music. Lucy has started recording her very own album…


Lucy the Pianist



Lucy is managed by Kathryn Nash. Please email for further enquiries.

Special thanks to The Amber Trust


Lang Lang Foundation