French pianist Alexandre kantorow at Esplanade

Get ready for a symphonic extravaganza! Esplanade presents the sensational French pianist, Alexandre Kantorow, dubbed the ‘young tsar of the piano’ and a ‘fire-breathing virtuoso with a poetic charm’ as he teams up with the musical magic of Hong Kong Philharmonic conducted by Jaap van Zweden.

Alexandre is the first French pianist to win the International Tchaikovsky Competition. His outstanding achievements include being honoured the Professional Critics Association’s Musical Revelation of the Year in 2019 and Victoires de la Musique Classique’s Recording of the Year and Instrumental Soloist of the Year in 2020.

Be part of this sensational night, where he’ll tackle Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, unleashing virtuosity, madness genius, and a touch of the diabolical across 24 variations.

It’s a journey of virtuosity, madness genius, and a touch of the diabolical in 24 variations.

Info and booking here

 

Date: Tue, 20 Feb, 2024

Time: 7:30pm

 

All images courtesy of Esplanade.