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Jan Lisiecki

Jan Lisiecki

Jan Lisiecki

*23 III 1995 Calgary

JAN LISIECKI began piano lessons at the age of five and made his concerto debut four years later. Following the Chopin Institute’s award-winning release of his live performances of the Chopin concertos, aged 13 and 14, he signed toDGG, which has released his recordings of Mozart concertos, Chopin’s Etudes and Schumann’s works for piano and orchestra. In 2013, he substituted at short notice for Martha Argerich in Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 in Bologna with the Orchestra Mozart under Claudio Abbado. That year, he was named Gramophone’s Young Artist of the Year. In 2014, he performed three Mozart concertos in one week with the Philadelphia Orchestra, making his debuts as concerto soloist with the Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala in Milan, Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, NHK Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo and Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin. The same season, he gave debut recitals at Wigmore Hall, Rome’s Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and in San Francisco. He has played with many leading orchestras, including the Orchestre de Paris, New York Philharmonic and BBC Symphony, at venues such as Suntory Hall, the Kennedy, Lincoln and Barbican centres, and Royal Albert Hall. He has worked with prominent conductors, including Antonio Pappano, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, Daniel Harding and Pinchas Zukerman. The 2015/16 season has brought his debut in the main auditorium at Carnegie Hall, performances with the Bamberger Symphoniker in Lucerne, subscription series debuts with the Cleveland Orchestra and San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, and multiple tours, including one of Europe with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, which he is leading from the piano.


 

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