George Lepauw, piano solo

Sunday June 12, 2022 @ 15h00

George Lepauw is a Franco-American pianist based in Paris, France. Recent recordings include his Bach48 Album of the complete Well-Tempered Clavier by J.S. Bach on Orchid Classics, which has earned wide praise from critics and audiences alike, along with Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations and the complete Debussy Preludes for the same label. His upcoming traversal of the Beethoven Piano Sonatas and several Variation sets will be recorded throughout 2022 for a 2023 release. George Lepauw’s musical education has included private studies with Aïda Barenboim, Elena Varvarova, Brigitte Engerer, Rena Shereshevskaya, Vladimir Krainev, James Giles, Ursula Oppens and Earl Wild. He has been additionally mentored and supported by Carlo-Maria Giulini, Maria Curcio, Charles Rosen and Kurt Masur. George Lepauw holds degrees in History and Literature from Georgetown University and a Masters of Music in Piano Performance from Northwestern University. George Lepauw is recognized for his visionary artistic leadership in music, art and film festival programming as founder and president of the Chicago-based International Beethoven Project. Concurrently to his performing and recording career, George Lepauw teaches piano online and in masterclasses, composes music, produces music films and writes occasional articles on various topics.

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