“There are occasions…when he appears to be merely breathing on the keys, shaping phrases with acute sensitivity to mood and atmosphere.” – The Strad
Pianist Marc-André Hamelin is ranked among the elect of world pianists for his unrivalled blend of musicianship and virtuosity 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.
He has performed at every major recital hall in the U.S. and Europe including the Vienna Konzerthaus, Berlin Philharmonie, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Carnegie Hall, and the Kennedy Center, and repeatedly with the symphony orchestras of Chicago, New York, Boston, Cleveland, and Philadelphia, among many others. Mr. Hamelin has recorded some 70 CDs for the Hyperion label. In recognition of his remarkable discography, Mr. Hamelin was inducted into the Gramophone Hall of Fame in 2015.
Hungarian Rhapsody no. 13 in A Minor – Franz Liszt
Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude from Harmonies poétiques et religieuses – Franz Liszt
Fantasy and Fugue on B.A.C.H. – Franz Liszt
Sonata No. 4 in E-flat Minor, Op. 6 (1918) – Samuel Feinberg
Images, Book I – Reflets dans l’eau / Hommage à Rameau / Mouvement – Claude Debussy
Symphonic Metamorphoses on Johann Strauss’s Wine, Women and Song – Leopold Godowsky