Alexandre Kantorow


Alexandre KantorowAleksander Kantorow began to learn piano at the age of five. After completing his studies with Pierre-Alain Volondat, he continued at the Schola Cantorum in Paris in the class of Igor Lazko. He also studied with Jacques Rouvier, Jean-Philippe Collard, Georges Pludermacher, Théodore Parashivesco and Christian Ivaldi. He entered the CNSMD in Paris in the class of Frank Braley. As a winner of many prizes in international competitions, Aleksander Kantorow performed with Haruko Ueda during the festival in Taverny, with his father Jean-Jacques Kantorow at the Festival in Vézère, as well as with numerous orchestras, including the Bordeaux Chamber Orchestra, Orleans Symphony Orchestra and the Kaunas Orchestra in Lithuania. This season he was invited to play in the La Folle Journée Festival in Nantes, where he performed Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini with the Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra. The pianist will also perform a concert of music by Liszt with the Orchestre de Picardie, Brahms’ 2nd piano concerto with the Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra in Osaka, and a program of Liszt and Saint-Saëns with the Taipei Symphony Orchestra. In December 2013 Alexandre Kantorow recorded his first album of French sonatas for violin and piano. The CD was released in January 2014.

Szalone Dni Muzyki
Copyright © 2014 La Folle Journée. All rights reserved.