Friday, October 28, 2022: Charles Richard-Hamelin, piano
Our season opens with a solo piano recital by Charles Richard-Hamelin, recognized as one of the most important musicians of his generation. He is the first Canadian pianist to be a top prizewinner in Warsaw’s Chopin International competition, and has performed with more than fifty ensembles. This evening’s concert will be an all-Chopin program: two op. 27 Nocturnes, No. 1 in C♯ minor and No. 2 in D♭major; Sonata No. 2 in B♭minor op. 35; and finally, 24 preludes op. 28.