Legendary Canadian pianist André Laplante will perform with Sinfonia Toronto under Maestro Nurhan Arman. Mr. Laplante will be heard in Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2.
The ‘Laplante’s Beethoven’ program will complement this masterwork with Albinoni’s renowned Adagio, Rorate Coeli by University of Toronto faculty member Norbert Palej and Schubert’s Quartet in G Minor in a new orchestral version.
André Laplante has firmly established himself as one of the world’s great romantic virtuosos. He first attracted international attention after winning prizes at the Geneva and Sydney International Piano Competitions, then captured the silver medal at the International Tchaïkovsky 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.
Tickets are $49 adult; $39 senior and $19 student.
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