Ode to Rachmaninov

Thrilling passion in tribute to Rachmaninov

The Russian star pianist Evgeny Kissin was last heard in a solo performance in the Netherlands in June 2018. In June 2023 he will return with a solo recital, dedicated to Rachmaninov whose 150th birth anniversary will be commemorated in 2023. Exclusively in AMARE in The Hague!

Kissin also played Rachmaninov in 2018: “Evgeny Kissin plays solo at a lonely height,” Wenneke Savenije put above her review. She very aptly described the experience of attending a Kissin recital: “The unique intensity with which the former prodigy Evgeny Kissin managed to elicit magisterial sounds from the grand piano at the final concert was literally unheard of and, as far as I am concerned, the summit of all summits. What architectural clarity and flawless pianistic aptitude! What incredible emotional intensity, musical depth and spiritual veracity resounded in every note he played.”

A tribute to one of the greatest pianists by one of the greatest pianists. An evening any piano lover should not miss.

Evgeny Kissin

Ode to Rachmaninov

Woensdag 
28 June, 2023
20:00
Amare - The Hague 
Tickets vanaf: euro

Programme

  • J.S. Bach

    Chromatische Fantasie & Fuga in D minor, BWV 903

  • Mozart

    Sonate nro 9 in D major, KV 311

  • Chopin

    Polonaise in F sharp minor, op. 44

  • Intermission
  • Rachmaninov

    Lilacs
    Prelude in A minor, op. 32 no. 8
    Prelude in G flat major, op. 23 no. 10

    Uit ‘Etudes-Tableaux, op. 39’:
    No. 1 in C minor
    No. 2 in A minor
    No. 4 in B minor
    No. 5 in E-flat minor
    No. 9 in D major

Encore

  • Rachmaninov

    Mélodie in E major, op. 3 No. 3
    Sérénade in B flat minor, op. 3 No. 5
    Prélude in C sharp minor, op. 3 No. 2

  • Former prodigy Evgeny Kissin has a unique intensity and is a perfectionist at heart. His formidable technique is entirely at the service of the desire for deep tone. There is a blistering passion in his piano performance that unleashes an euphoria.

  • Amare

    The Hague

    House for the arts, events, education and cultural encounter

    The magnificent new state-of-the-art concert hall Amare in The Hague has been open since autumn 2021 and can accommodate 1,500 music lovers. This new temple of culture, in the heart of The Hague, has wonderful acoustics and an international allure. It was designed by architects Patrick Fransen and Jo Coenen and construction took more than four years.

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