RACHMANINOV: CONCERTO POUR PIANO NO 2
JEAN-PHILIPPE SYLVESTRE piano
ALAIN TRUDEL direction
On his debut ATMA Classique recording, Québécois pianist Jean-Philippe Sylvestre revives André Mathieus Concerto de Québec alongside Rachmaninovs colossal Piano Concerto No. 2. This album features the Orchestre Métropolitain under Alain Trudel, and was recorded live during the 2017 Festival Classica.
Jean-Philippe Sylvestre performs regularly in Canada, the United States, South America, and Europe. In 2016, he won the Conseil des Arts du Québecs residency in Paris.
Famous conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin qualifies Sylvestre as a poet of the piano.
Jean-Philippe Sylvestre has performed in many prestigious venues, including the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Fundação de Educação Artística in Brazil, the Wilfrid Pelletier and Pierre-Mercure halls in Montreal, the Glenn Gould Studio and the George Weston Hall in Toronto, and the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.
Praised by La Presse for his immense talent as conductor, musician, and performer, Canadian conductor Alain Trudel has been the Orchestre Symphonique de Lavals artistic director for 10 years. In June 2017, he was named musical director of the Toledo Symphony in Ohio. He is also Premier Guest Conductor of the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, Principal Guest Conductor of the Victoria Symphony Orchestra, and guest musical adviser for the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra.
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