Art at Tokyo Tech 2013
Oct.31 [Thu.] 18：30〜20：00
Lecture Concert, Yves Henry
“Links between piano technological evolution and piano works at the 19century.
—Works from Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, Rachmaninov,
Debussy and Ravel—”
Pianist and composer born in 1959 in Evreux (North-west of France). He was soon recognized as a prodigy child, performing Beethoven’s 1st Concerto at the Berlin Philharmonic on his 13th birthday. His teachers are Pierre Sancan and Aldo Ciccolini etc. He obtained several prizes in international competitions, finally the Robert Schumann International Competition in Zwickau. Today he teaches at the Conservatoire National Suprieur de Musique de Paris and the Conservatoire National de Rgion de Paris and he is a President of Festival Chopin in Nohant.
Yves Henry is invited regularly to the United States, Japan and China for concerts and master classes in universities. In 2010,he gave piano lessons, and concerts at the Japan Piano Teachers Association and becomes with an honorary member. He was made a Officer of the National Order of Arts and Letters by the French Minister of Culture and received polish Gloria Artis distinction for his contribution to the Chopin’s year in France.