Silver medalist and laureate of the Krystian Zimerman award of the best sonata at the International Chopin Piano Competition in 2015, Charles Richard-Hamelin is standing out as one of the most important pianists of his generation. He also won the second prize at the Montreal International Musical Competition and the third prize and special award for the best performance of a Beethoven sonata at the Seoul International Music Competition in South Korea. Charles was recently awarded the Order of Arts and Letters of Quebec and the prestigious Career Development Award offered by the Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.
PROGRAMME: Enescu Suite “in the old style” in G minor, op. 3
Debussy Images (oubliées)
Mendelssohn Fantaisie in F sharp minor, op. 28
Rachmaninov Morceaux de Fantaisie, op. 3 (excerpts)
Chopin Nocturne in C sharp minor, op. posth.
Chopin Ballade No. 1 in G minor, op. 23
Chopin Andante Spianato & Grande Polonaise, op. 22