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Kirill Gerstein plays Beethoven's Eroica Variations

13 Jun 2020 Saturday 7:30PM

[Viewable from 13 Jun - 13 Jul 2020]

This recital was recorded live at the Victoria Concert Hall, Singapore on 1 June 2019 and marks Kirill Gerstein’s Singapore International Piano Festival debut.

BEETHOVEN 15 Variations and a Fugue on an Original Theme

The multifaceted pianist Kirill Gerstein has rapidly ascended into classical music’s highest ranks. With a masterful technique, discerning intelligence, and a musical curiosity that has led him to explore repertoire spanning centuries and styles, he has proven to be one of today’s most intriguing and versatile musicians. His early training and experience in jazz has contributed an important element to his interpretive style, inspiring an energetic and expressive musical personality that distinguishes his playing. Besides winning First Prize at the 2001 Arthur Rubinstein Piano Competition, Gerstein is the sixth recipient of the prestigious Gilmore Artist Award and recipient of an Avery Fisher Grant (2010).

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