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A silver medallist at the 2015 Chopin International Piano Competition, with a lineage tracing back to the great Arthur Rubinstein, burgeoning Canadian pianist Charles Richard-Hamelin dazzles in three programmes, including the complete cycle of Chopin’s 24 Preludes and concerto performances with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra.

Charles Richard-Hamelin

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Extravaganza by protean International Chopin Piano Competition laureate

Widely recognised for his exceptional elegance and sophisticated interpretation of Chopin, young Canadian pianist Charles Richard-Hamelin is one of the most gifted and captivating pianists among his generation. A student of Janina Fialkowska, protégé of Arthur Rubinstein, Richard-Hamelin made his break after winning the silver medal at the 2015 International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, as well as the Krystian Zimerman Prize for the best sonata performance.

In the upcoming Festival, audience will be treated to a panorama of Richard-Hamelin’s talent in three online performances, including a programme featuring the complete cycle of Chopin’s 24 Preludes and the coruscant Grande Polonaise Brillante. As part of the Beethoven 250th celebration, Richard-Hamelin will also appear as a soloist with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No 4. The triptych closes with Chausson’s chamber concerto for piano and strings, dedicated and premiered by the violin virtuoso Eugène Ysaÿe.
Repertoire

Beethoven
Piano Concerto No 4 in G major, Op 58
With Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
Conductor: Bernard Labadie

Violin and Piano Sonata No 7 in C minor, Op 30 No 2
Violin: James Ehnes
Piano: Charles Richard-Hamelin

Chopin
24 Preludes, Op 28
Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op 22

Chausson
Concerto in D major for Piano, Violin and String Quartet, Op 21

Violin: Andrew Wan, Olivier Thouin, Marianne Dugal
Viola: Charles Pilon
Cello: Anna Burden
Piano: Charles Richard-Hamelin