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Klavier-Festival Ruhr: Evgeny Kissin

Author: EuroArts Music International

Evgeny Kissin plays Bach, Mozart, Beethoven & Chopin at the Historische Stadthalle Wuppertal.

  • Evgeny Kissin | Copyright: © Sven Lorenz

    Evgeny Kissin © Sven Lorenz

  • Historische Stadthalle Wuppertal | Copyright: © Historische Stadthalle Wuppertal

    Historische Stadthalle Wuppertal © Historische Stadthalle Wuppertal

  • Award Ceremony at Klavier-Festival Ruhr | Copyright: © Peter Wieler

    Award Ceremony at Klavier-Festival Ruhr © Peter Wieler

In 2020 Evgeny Kissin was awarded the price of the Klavier-Festival Ruhr. In his laudatory speech following the award ceremony in 2021, music critic Wolfram Goertz praised the world piano star for his “spectacularly earnest” approach to piano playing: “What is fascinating about his art is that it has still preserved its immediacy.”
This concrete, immediate rapport with music and with the audience will once more be evident in Wuppertal, when Evgeny Kissin shall return to perform for the seventh time at the Klavier-Festival Ruhr, with works by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, and Chopin.

Genre Recital
Recording location Historische Stadthalle Wuppertal
Duration approx. 80'
Production Company EuroArts Music with WDR, Mezzo, Deutsche Grammophon
TV Director Andreas Morell
English title of music work Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor BWV 565
English title of music work Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Adagio in B Minor KV 540
English title of music work Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 31 in A Flat Major, Op. 110
English title of music work Frédéric Chopin: Mazurkas (Selection)
English title of music work Frédéric Chopin: Andante spianato et Grande Polonaise in E Flat Major Op. 22
Soloist Evgeny Kissin, piano

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