Romantic evenings in the Rudolfinum • Ivo Kahánek - piano


Ivo Kahánek, a musician of tremendous emotional power, depth and expressiveness, has gained his reputation as one of the most exciting pianists of his generation and is considered the best Czech contemporary pianist. Tickets: Colosseumticket, Czech Philharmonic Box Office in Rudolfinum

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Programme

Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata in C minor, Op. 13 „Pathetique“

Antonín Dvořák
Poetic moods, Op. 85 (excerpts)

Fryderyk Chopin
Scherzo in B minor
Op. 20, Scherzo in B flat minor
Op. 31, Scherzo in C sharp minor
Op. 39, Scherzo in E major, Op. 54

Performers

Ivo Kahánek
piano

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Rudolfinum — Suk Hall


Performers

Ivo Kahánek  piano
Ivo Kahánek

A musician of tremendous emotional power, depth, and expressiveness, Ivo Kahánek has gained a reputation as one of the most exciting artists of his generation. He is universally recognised as one of the foremost interpreters of Romantic piano music and is a particular specialist in Czech repertoire (awarded e.g. by Dispaison d’Or). He possesses a rare gift of creating an immediate and compelling emotional connection with his audiences. Kahánek came to public attention after winning the Prague Spring International Music Competition in 2004 and performing at the 2007 Proms Festival with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Jiří Bělohlávek. He has collaborated with the most prestigious orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic (Sir Simon Rattle), the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the Czech Philharmonic, and many others. He is a graduate of the Janáček Conservatoire in Ostrava, the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.

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