Pierre-Laurent Aimard Returns to the West Coast

Over the coming weeks, Pierre-Laurent Aimard will return to the States for three major engagements.

He will join the San Francisco Symphony and Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen from February 17-19. The program features performances of Bartók’s Second Piano Concerto that will be recorded for release in their complete Pentatone Bartók cycle.

On Feb 24, he will travel to the “Signs, Games & Messages” festival at New York’s Bard College. He will pay tribute to his close musical associate György Kurtág with a free recital showcasing the U.S. premieres of music written by the nonagenarian composer during the pandemic.

Finally, on Feb 26 he will perform at California’s La Jolla Music Society. The program includes Sweelinck, C.P.E. Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Volkonsky, and George Benjamin.

More information available here.