Chamber Music Maryland | Chamber Music Maryland


Sun, Jan 28, 2024 4:00 PM

Smith Theatre | Horowitz Center HCC

Performance Information

Witness the extraordinary talent of Lucas Debargue, the prodigious pianist who has taken the world by storm since his award-winning performance at the 2015 Tchaikovsky International Competition. Debargue’s “technical boundlessness and fervent self-expression” (Washington Square News) have led to mesmerizing performances worldwide, both as a soloist and alongside top-tier orchestras. Drawing inspiration from his deep study of literature, painting, cinema, jazz, and philosophy, Debargue crafts distinctive interpretations of carefully chosen repertoire. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the remarkable artistry of Debargue as he masterfully blends the classic and the lesser-known, presenting a captivating program of works by Beethoven, Chopin, and Medtner.

The Program

J. S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E-flat major, BWV 852 Frederic Chopin: Ballade No. 3 in A-flat major, Op. 47 Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 Frederic Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52 Nikolai Medtner: Piano Sonata in F minor, Op. 5

About The Artist

Lucas Debargue
Lucas Debargue

Born in 1990, Lucas forged a highly unconventional path to success. Having discovered classical music at the age of 10, the future musician began to feed his passion and curiosity with diverse artistic and intellectual experiences, which included advanced studies of literature and philosophy. The encounter with the celebrated piano teacher Rena Shereshevskaya proved a turning point: her vision and guidance inspired Lucas to make a life-long professional commitment to music. A performer of fierce…

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