Alexandre Tharaud, Piano

Alexandre’s international career continues to flourish with concerts in Northern America (Carnegie Hall, Boston’s Symphony Hall; John F. Kennedy Centre Washington D.C.; Walt Disney Hall in Los Angeles), and Asia (Suntory Hall, Tokyo; Symphony Hall, Osaka;Beijing Concert Hall; Shanghai Oriental Art Center; Taiwan National Performing Arts Center and Macau Concert Hall).

In Europe, he is performing extensively in Germany (Essen and Cologne Philharmonies; Alte Oper Frankfurt; Ludwigsburg Festival),France (Théâtre des Champs-Elysées; Opéra de Versailles), as well as at the Warsaw Philharmonie; Victoria Hall, Geneva; Muziekgebouwand Concertgebouw, Amsterdam; BOZAR ,Brussels; Wigmore Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall, London; Auditorio Nacional, Madrid; Santa Cecilia, Roma; Tonhalle, Zürich; Casino, Bern; Rudolfinum, Prague and Musikverein, Vienna.

His festival appearances include the BBC Proms, Edinburgh International Festival, Gergiev Festival in Rotterdam, Aix-en-Provence, La Roque d’Anthéron, Schleswig-Holstein, Rheingau, Ludwigsburg, Ruhr Piano Festival, Nuits de Décembre de Moscou, Rimini, Domaine Forget and Lanaudière.

Alexandre’s next two CDs will both be released during the 2017/2018 season. Firstly, a tribute to one of the greatest French singers of all times, Barbara, will be presented at the Paris Philharmonie in October 2017, followed by a Brahms CD together with cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras, with whom he has formed a duo for nearly 20 years.

Among the performing highlights of next season: an European tour with the Metropolitan Orchestra and its chief-conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin (Ravel’s Left Hand piano concerto); a series of recitals in North America (Carnegie Hall; John F. Kennedy Center; Salle Bourgie, Montreal…) and a tour of Japan including a concert with the Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra (Shostakovich piano concerto no. 2).

Further tours and concerts will take place across France, Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland together with NDR Radio Philharmonie, Orchestre de la Suisse-Romande, Münchener Kammerorchester, Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, Bayerische Kammerphilharmonie and Orchestra Verdi.

Contemporary music has always featured prominently in Alexandre’s activities and January 2016 saw him present the world premiere of Danish composer Hans Abrahamsen’s new Piano Concerto for the left hand,Left, Alone, at the Cologne Philharmonie, together with the WDR Sinfonie orchester.

Subsequent performances followedwith the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the DR Symfoni Orkestret and Rotterdam Philharmonisch Orkest, the latter under the baton of Yannick Nézet-Seguin.View full text...

Alexandre Tharaud
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