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French Music for the Piano: Around Debussy and Ravel

Saturday 28 September 19:00-20:00


Pianist Maxime Zecchini will offer a travel through some of the best works of French music, from Charles-Valentin Alkan to Michel Legrand.

French Music for the Piano: around Debussy and Ravel
Approx. 1 hour

Alkan : Fantaisie in Ab
Debussy : Clair de Lune
Debussy : Three Preludes
Sancan : Caprice Romantique
Fauré : Songs without words opus 17 n°3
Ravel : Prélude
Ravel : Concerto for the left hand
Legrand : les Parapluies de Cherbourg

About Maxime Zecchini
Born in Paris in 1979, Maxime Zecchini began a course of study at the "Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique" of Lyon, in Géry Moutier’s and Danièle Renault-Fasquelle’s class, where, in June of 2001, he earned the DNESM (Diplôme National d’Etudes Supérieures Musicales) with highest honors and special commendation (by a unanimous vote). He is accepted at the "Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique" of Paris in Jean-François Heisser’s advanced proficiency class.

Maxime Zecchini is the first French pianist to receive a degree from the prestigious "Incontri col Maestro Academy" in Imola (Italy), he is winner of the international competition in Arcachon in 2000, First Prize (by unanimous decision) of competition of Forum de Normandie, he was awarded in 2002 the Cziffra Foundation Prize and the Ragusa-Ibla competition (Sicily). In 2003, he won the First Prize by a unanimous decision at the international competition at Varenna-Lake Como (Italy).

Maxime Zecchini is the first French pianist to receive a degree from the prestigious "Incontri col Maestro Academy" in Imola (Italy), he is winner of the international competition in Arcachon in 2000, First Prize (by unanimous decision) of competition of Forum de Normandie, he was awarded in 2002 the Cziffra Foundation Prize and the Ragusa-Ibla competition (Sicily). In 2003, he won the First Prize by a unanimous decision at the international competition at Varenna-Lake Como (Italy).

Event Details

French Music for the Piano: Around Debussy and Ravel
Saturday, 28 September 2019 | 7.00 - 8.00pm
£10 (£8 Concession)

Institut français d’Ecosse
Salle Emilienne Moreau-Evrard (1st floor)
West Parliament Square
Edinburgh EH1 1RF

Access Details
The Institut français d’Ecosse and the Salle Emilienne Moreau-Evrard are accessible with step-free access available at West Parliament Square and George IV Bridge.

Bookings
Book directly online or contact us at 0131 285 6030 or ifecosse.edimbourg-cslt @diplomatie.gouv.fr

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