“When it comes to translating human emotions, the piano is the most perfect instrument that I know,” Marc-André Hamelin says in a recent BBC Music Magazine interview.Read More
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, as well as for his intrepid exploration of the rarities of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries—in concert and on disc.Read More
Although primarily a performer, renowned pianist Marc-André Hamelin has composed music throughout his award-winning career.
In addition to 12 Études in All the Minor Keys (1986-2009), Con Intimissimo Sentimento (1986-2000), and Theme and Variations (Cathy’s Variations) (2007), Mr. Hamelin has transcribed Zequinha de Abreu's Tico-Tico No Fubá, along with many other pieces. The majority of his works are published by Edition Peters.Read More
As our upcoming guest curator for the 2019 / 2020 SOLO season, we obviously love Marc-André Hamelin’s work and can’t wait to have him involved in Portland. In this Cliburn Live performance video, he displays his pristine playing his fans have come to relish.Read More