2018-2019 Season

Season 2018-2019 of Les Matinées du piano :

This year, the season 2018/2019 of Les Matinées du piano invites you to discover four young talents, all laureates of the most prestigious International Piano Competitions.
In brief:
=> 4 concerts given by four young talents, laureates of International Piano Competitions and promising  emerging artists
=> 2 small conferences with François-Xavier Szymczak and with the participation of the Museum of Fine Arts of Orléans on saturday at 3 pm, the day before the actuel concerts (free entrance)
=> new : Les Matinées du piano will be filmed and posted on Facebook and YouTube.

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2018-2019 Season – Matinées du piano leaflet


Sunday, 23 September 2018 – Kirill Zvegintsov
Laureate of the 13th International piano competition of Orléans

(c) Pino Montisci

Laureate of several international competitions, finalist in the competition of Honens at Calgary in 2009, semi-finalist and laureate of the Special Prize Prix “Samson François” at the 13th International piano competition of Orléans in 2018, Kirill Zvegintsov dedicates himself to study the classical as well as the contemporary repertoire. Born in 1983 at Askania-Nova, in Ukraine, he started playing piano at the age of 5 at the Askania-Nova Music School. He continued his musical studies in Ukraine and then in Switzerland. He studied contemporary music at the Basel Music Academy and at the same time pursued his interest in classical music with Konstantin Lifschitz at Lucerne. Kirill Zvegintsov is regularly invited to different music festivals in Europe and all around the world.

Programme :

François Couperin
11° Ordre des Pièces de Clavecin
Claude Debussy
L’Isle joyeuse
Nikolai Korndorf
Une lettre à V. Martynov et G. Pelecis
Frédéric Chopin
Trois Nocturnes op.9
Maurice Ravel
Le Tombeau de Couperin – Menuet

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-> Discussion about ‘Samson François’
Saturday, 22 September,  3 pm, Museum of Fine Arts of Orléans
with François-Xavier Szymczak
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Sunday, 2 December 2018Chi Ho Han
Laureate of the Queen Elisabeth competition 2016

(c) Credia

Born in Seoul (Corée du Sud) in 1992, Chi Ho HAN is one the most promising pianists of his generation. Pianist passionate about the classical as well contemporary repertoire, Chi Ho Han placed at the very top of several music competitions: the Queen Elisabeth competition in Brussel (2016), the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition in USA (2014), the ARD International Music Competition of Munich (2014), the International Schubert Competition in Dortmund (2011), the International Telekom Beethoven Competition in Bonn (2011) and the International Beethoven Competition in Vienna (2009). He gives worldwide concerts in the most prestigious concerts-halls (Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, South-Korea, China…), and participated to important music festivals in Germany and USA. Han worked as well with major Orchestras (Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra and Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Belgian National Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of Munich, Philharmonic Orchestra of Marseille, Symphony Orchestra of Saint-Pétersbourg and Utah Symphony Orchestra). Han studied at the Seoul Arts High School and obtained his bachelor at the  Folkwang University of Arts in Essen (Germany). He currently study at the Hannover University in Germany.


Sonate n°14, op.27 n°2 « Clair de lune »
Images – Livre 1
Liebesleid, Liebesfreud
Réminiscences de Don Juan

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Sunday, 27 January 2019Jahye Euh
Laureate of the 13th International piano competition of Orléans

(c) DR

Born in South-Korea, Jahye Euh started playing piano at the age of 6 le piano à l’âge de 6 and pursued university studies in South- Korea. In 2008, she attended the class of Géry Moutier  at CNSMD in Lyon and is currently completing a “Artist diploma” in the class of Florent Boffard, after graduated with a Master Degree in piano with honours.Jahye Euh worked with major interpreters such as Jean-Claude Pennetier, Aldo Ciccolini, Michel Béroff et Jean-Yves Thibaudet. She is the laureate of the Special Mention- André  Boucourechliev of 13th International piano competition of Orléans, in mars 2018.


Suite en la mineur : Gavotte et ses doubles
Sonate pour piano en Si bémol majeur K. 333
Les valses nobles et sentimentales
Orion III (Op. 24)

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• Sunday, 26 May 2019Alexander Ullman
Laureate of the International Franz Liszt Piano Competition 2017

(c) Allard Willemse

Well-known for this subtil performances and his remarkable technique, the british pianist Alexander Ullman has impressed audiences and critics from all around the world with his profound understanding of the scores he performs, his admirable dexterity and finesse in phrasing. Born in London in 1991, he studied in three major music school dans trois grandes schools in England and in the United States (Purcell School, Curtis Institute et Royal College of Music). He is a laureate of the International Franz Liszt Piano Competition 2017 at Utrecht and gives regularly performances in the most prestigious concert-halls worldwide (America, Europe, Asia…). He also plays with recognized Philharmonic Orchestras: the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London, the Dutch Radio Philharmonic Orchestra.


Franz Liszt
Harmonies poétiques et religieuses, S173 : III.Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude
Ludwig Van Beethoven/ Franz Liszt
Symphony No. 1 in C major, S464/1
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky/ Mikhaïl Pletnev
Casse-Noisette – Suite
Igor Stravinsky
Trois Mouvements de Petrouchka

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-> Discussion about  ‘Franz Liszt’
Saturday, 25 May, 3 pm, Museum of Fine Arts of Orléans
with François-Xavier Szymczak
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Flyer Matinée du piano-05.2019 HD


Les Matinées du piano
On Sunday at 10:45,
Salle de l’Institut, 4 place Sainte-Croix, 45000 Orléans

Entrance is no longer free starting this season: 5 euros/concert
–> Free entrance for those under 18 ans and for the students of music schools or music Conservatories on presentation of suitable evidence.