Sunday, November 19, 2023 – 2:30 pm

3-Charles Richard-Hamelin20760-Photo Elizabeth Delage


fluent, multifaceted and tonally seductive… a technician of exceptional
elegance and sophistication”
(BBC Music Magazine)

Charles Richard-Hamelin stands out on the international music scene as a “highly sensitive” pianist (Gramophone), driven by “a great depth of feeling without the slightest condescension” (Le Devoir). In 2015, he received the Silver Medal at the International Frederic Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw and the Krystian Zimerman Prize for best performance of a sonata. He also won Second Prize at Concours musical international de Montréal and Third Prize and Special Prize for best performance of a Beethoven sonata at the Seoul International Music mpetition in South Korea.

Charles Richard-Hamelin is in great demand at the world’s finest classical music festivals, including the International Piano Festival of La Roque d’Anthéron in France, the Prague Spring International Music Festival, the International “Chopin and his Europe” Festival in Warsaw, the Festival International de Lanaudière and the George Enescu Festival in Bucharest. He has worked with renowned conductors, including Kent Nagano, Vasily Petrenko, Jacek Kaspszyk, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, and Howard Shelley, and performed as soloist with major international orchestras. Charles Richard-Hamelin has recorded six albums to date, all released under the Analekta label.

This concert generously sponsored by : The Oceanside, a Coast Hotel

photo credit: Elizabeth Delage