Press: Press Features

October 4, 2012
"Le virtuose lyonnais revient à l’Auditorium pour deux soirées."

Tonight Pierre-Laurent gives the first of two concerts in his hometown of Lyon performing Beethoven Piano Concerto no 2 and George Benjamin's Duet, with the Orchestre National de Lyon and conductor Martyn Brabbins. French newspaper Le Progrès interviews him:

Pouvez-vous nous parler de l’œuvre de George Benjamin ?

September 27, 2012
"Like with an old picture"

Die Zeit portraits the Aldeburgh Festival where Pierre-Laurent Aimard has been Artistic Director since 2009

September 22, 2012
"Klaviermagier Aimard"

"With firmness, clarity and gentle humor the French pianist Pierre-Laurent has dedicated himself to the music of Claude Debussy" So wrote Germany's Kultur Spiegel of the new DG release. Werner Theurich talks to Pierre-Laurent in depth about Debussy's musical landscape

September 20, 2012
"Glenn Gould: a wilfully idiotic genius?"

It's 30 years since the death of Glenn Gould, but the pianist still provokes strong reactions. So how do today's top players assess his legacy?

Tom Service talks to pianists including Stephen Hough, Angela Hewitt, Francesco Piemontesi and Pierre-Laurent Aimard who commented: