A virtuoso Canadian-American pianist and composer nominated for 11 GRAMMY awards, Marc-André Hamelin is recognized worldwide for his consummate musicianship in established repertoire, and contemporary works alike. Candlelight audiences that loved Hamelin’s virtual appearance in 2020 on our digital stage will be thrilled to witness him live at the stunning Linehan Hall. The evening’s program includes a performance of Beethoven’s titanic Hammerklavier Sonata, Op. 106, and also offers concertgoers a rare opportunity to hear the Maryland premiere of one of Hamelin’s own compositions.
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier" Fauré: Barcarolle No. 1 in A minor, Op.26 Fauré: Nocturne No. 2 in B major, Op. 33 Fauré: Nocturne No. 12 in E minor, Op. 107 Fauré: Barcarolle No. 6 in E flat Op. 70 Marc-André Hamelin: Suite à l'ancienne
About The Artist
“A performer of near-superhuman technical prowess” (The New York Times), pianist Marc-André Hamelin is known worldwide for his unrivaled blend of consummate musicianship and brilliant technique in the great works of the established repertoire, as well as for his intrepid exploration of the rarities of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. He regularly performs around the globe with the leading orchestras and conductors of our time, and gives recitals at major concert venues and festivals worldwide…