PianoFest Opus 14 Lecture Recital: Paul-André Bempéchat


Thursday March 16, 2023
11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Theological Hall - Convocation Hall
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Franco-Canadian pianist and musicologist Paul-André Bempéchat was raised in Montréal and has made his career overseas and in the United States.  He studied at the Manhattan and Juilliard Schools of Music, as well as Boston University and at the Sorbonne. 

From his base at Harvard since 2002, Dr. Bempéchat sustains the career which has brought him to the many philharmonics, the Wiener Festwochen and Berlin’s Konzerthaus through recitals, concerto appearances and residencies across North America and Europe. He is currently a Fellow and Artist-in-Residence (Spring 2023) at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Studies where has also begun research into the reception history of Beethoven's piano sonatas.  

M. Bempéchat's first performed at Queen's in 1982 and this week's residency marks his first appearance in Canada since 1992.  

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