Saturday, November 23, 2019 – 2:30 pm
Kevin Kenner, piano
“a player of grace, subtle variety and strength”
Kevin Kenner’s achievements have won him critical acclaim throughout the world. He has been recognized internationally by prestigious awards: the top prize at the International Chopin Competition in Warsaw and the Bronze Medal at the Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow, The Washington Post praises him as “an artist whose intellect, imagination and pianism speak powerfully and eloquently.”
Kevin Kenner has performed with the Belcea, Tokyo, and Vogler string quartets. His recordings include many acclaimed discs of Chopin works, as well as recordings of Ravel, Schumann, Beethoven and Piazzolla.
Kevin Kenner’s CD featuring piano works by Ignaz Paderewski received rave reviews in Gramophone Magazine (2019): “thrilling clarity, élan, and ravishing playing.”
Presented in collaboration with The Vancouver Chopin Society