Asia Society Hong Kong Center9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
亞洲協會香港中心香港金鐘, 正義路 9 號, 香港
Le French May 2016: Chopin, Nohant’s years
by the virtuoso pianist Yves Henry
Undeniably, Chopin was the most French-inspired Polish pianist while he lived in Nohant with French novelist George Sand. Hong Kong audiences are fortunate to appreciate Chopin’s lingering influence on pianist-cum-composer Yves Henry this coming May.
Currently the President of the famous Nohant Festival Chopin, Henry debuted at the age of 13 performing Beethoven’s 1st Piano Concerto with the Berlin Philharmonic, graduated from the Conservatoire de Paris and became the first Western European pianist to win the Robert Schumann Competition (1981) in Zwickau after having worked with Aldo Ciccolini for three years, and subsequently awarded a prize at the Casadesus Competition (1985). Yves Henry has performed and recorded at an international level, and he will perform a dedicated selection of Chopin works, chronologically from 1839 to 1846, when Chopin lived in Nohant during the last summers before his death.
Association Culturelle France - Hong Kong Limited
You already have an order in progress. Would you like to cancel the previous order and start again, or would you prefer to return to the previous order instead?
It seems you already have an order in-progress. Please finish or cancel your existing order before starting a new order.
Cancelling previous order...