Hommage à Fauré
BEETHOVEN: 32 Variations on an Original Theme in C minor, WoO 80
MENDELSSOHN: Variations sérieuses, op.54
FAURE: Theme and Variations, op.73
ADÈS: Blanca Variations
BEETHOVEN: Variations and Fugue for Piano, in E flat major op.35 ‘Eroica Variations’
Louis Lortie has earned an international reputation as a versatile musician critically acclaimed for the fresh perspective and individuality he brings to the grand masters of the piano repertoire. In demand on five continents for more than thirty years, Louis Lortie performs with the most prestigious orchestras and in major concert halls around the world. A prolific artist, he has produced more than 45 recordings for Chandos Records featuring the pillars of piano literature. He is followed by more than 300,000 listeners monthly on streaming platforms and generated more than 6 million streams in 2022.
A former winner of the Busoni Competition and laureate of the Leeds Competition (1984), Lortie studied in Montreal with Yvonne Hubert, in Vienna with Dieter Weber, and subsequently with Leon Fleisher.