Gilles Vonstattel, piano
July 11, 2013
Gilles, Vonsattel, piano "Revolution!"
Winner of a 2008 Avery Fisher Career Grant, pianist Gilles Vonsattel is a member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and often collaborates with artists Yo-Yo Ma and the Borromeo String Quartet. Having performed world premieres by Ned Rorem & Nico Muhly, Vonsattel champions the expansion of the conventional classical concert experience and performs on renowned stages around the world from Allice Tully Hall to Zurich’s Tonhalle.
“(Vonsattel)…used his razor-sharp technique to make the older works sound as adventurous as the more recent ones.” New York Times
“Vonsattel possesses a dazzling technique that can storm the heavens or sing in poetic introspection…” Miami Herald
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