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“A performer of near-superhuman technical prowess” (The New York Times), pianist Marc-André Hamelin is known worldwide for his unrivaled blend of consummate musicianship and brilliant technique in the great works of the established repertoire. Hamelin has composed music throughout his career, with nearly 30 compositions to his name, including the Études and Toccata on L’Homme armé, commissioned by the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. 

Hamelin makes his home in the Boston area with his wife, Cathy Fuller, a producer and host at Classical WCRB. He regularly concertizes around the globe with leading orchestras and conductors of our time and performs recitals for the major concert venues and festivals worldwide. He is the recipient of a lifetime achievement award from the German Record Critics’ Association, and he has received seven Juno Awards and eleven Grammy® nominations. 

The program for this concert will include: 

Paul Dukas: Piano Sonata in E-flat minor 

— Interval — 

Faure: Barcarolle No. 1 in A Minor, op. 26 (1880) 

Faure: Barcarolle No. 2 in B Major, op. 33 

Faure: Nocturne No. 12 in E Minor, op. 107 (1915) 

Faure: Barcarolle No. 6 in E-flat, op. 70 

Marc-André Hamelin: Suite à l’ancienne (2020) 


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