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    • André Laplante performs Liszt

      Concert: Witness the incomparable poetic depth of legendary pianist André Laplante. This program is an invitation to connect with your deepest and strongest emotions. Enjoy a harmonious offering of the rich soundscapes of Liszt.

      Please note that there will be performances at 4:30 pm and at 7:30 pm. Select your concert time when you purchase your ticket.

      Program


      Artist: André Laplante, who in 2005 was honored to be named an Officer of the Order of Canada, garnered international attention after winning prizes at the Geneva and Sydney international piano competitions, then capturing the silver medal at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. Critics have compared him with Ashkenazy, Horowitz and Rudolph Serkin, placing him in the elite circle of virtuoso pianists who do not hesitate to take risks.

      In recent years, Laplante has appeared as orchestral soloist with many of the great orchestras including the Montreal and Chicago symphony orchestras, the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center, the Minnesota Orchestra conducted by Sir Neville Mariner and has toured in Europe with the Toronto Symphony under Andrew Davis. He also appeared with the Royal Philharmonic under the baton of the late Sir Yehudi Menuhin during their extensive North American tour.

      Recent seasons have also included a major concert tour of the People’s Republic of China, recital tours of the Far East, Australia and North America and appearances at major music festivals, including the Debussy Festival in France, the Pecs Festival in Hungary, the Orford Festival in Canada, the Cascais Festival in Portugal, the Salzburg Festival in Austria and America’s TCU-Van Cliburn Institute.

      Repertoire:
      LISZT, Années de pèlerinage, Deuxième année – Italie, S.161
      LISZT, Années de pèlerinage, Première annéeSuisse, S.160

      Watch this exclusive interview with the artist, part of our “Les rencontres d’Orford Musique” series. Enjoy your listening!

    $50

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    Orford Musique strongly encourages you to follow Quebec’s public health recommendations. Your safety is our first concern. Physical distancing and hygiene measures will be in place during all our events. Please help us to keep you safe. Please note that a procedural mask (blue disposable mask) is required indoors at all times, even when you are in your seat. We encourage you to bring your own. Do not attend a concert if you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or if you have been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for the virus. Please contact the ticket office for a refund (some fees may apply). For more information, visit the website of Quebec’s public health service. If the concert is cancelled by Orford Music due to pandemic concerns, all ticketholders will be offered a refund. In some cases, ticketholders may choose to keep their tickets for a performance at a future date, or to convert their ticket purchase into a tax-deductible donation to Orford Music’s scholarship fund. Please ask for details.

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