21è Festival de Sant Pere de Rodes: ABSOLUTE BEETHOVEN - HUGUES LECLÈRE, piano
DATE: Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at 8 p.m.
PLACE: Sant Pere de Rodes Monastery
*Limited places. More information and ticket sale at: https://festivalsantpere.com/
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Sonata No. 8, in C minor, Op 13, “Pathétique”
I. Grave; very cheerful and with brio
II. Adagio cantabile
III. Rondo: cheerful
Sonata No. 21, in C Major, Op. 53, “Waldstein”
I. Allegro con brio
II. Introduction. Adagio molto - attacks
III. Round. Moderate joy
Sonata No. 23, in F Major, Op. 57, “Passionate”
I. Allegro Assai
II. Going with motorcycle-attack
III. Cheerful, but not too soon
HUGUES LECLÈRE, piano
Born in France, Hugues Leclère perfected himself with Catherine Collard before entering as a first nominee at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris, where he unanimously won three first prizes for piano, musical analysis and chamber music. .
His piano career has led him to perform at the Cité de la Musique de France, the Radio-France auditorium, the Orsay Museum, the Chopin de Nohant festival, the Vézère festival and 42 countries in North Central America. and the South . He has also given his concerts in most European countries in such important venues as: Concertgebouw and Amsterdam Opera , Musikhalle in Hamburg , Pushkin Hall in Moscow, Coimbra Festival in Portugal…
He is the regular guest of orchestras such as the Berlinata Philharmoniker's Camerata , the Prague National Orchestra, the Auvergne Orchestra, the National Orchestra of Mexico City , the Republican Guard Orchestra , the Brasov Philharmonic , the Reichenbach Philharmonic . He has worked under the direction of Jacques Mercier, Jean-Pierre Wallez, Arie van Beek, Mikhail Shcherbakov, Ondrej Lenard, Sébastian Lang-Lessing, among others.
A virtuoso performer of Debussy, Ravel and his contemporaries, Hugues Leclère recognizes his full maturity in the Germanic repertoire, which he addresses as a soloist or in chamber music. His passion for Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven led him to investigate the original sounds of classical instruments. Leclère performs regularly with Augustin Dumay, the Streichquintet of the Berliner Philharmoniker , the soloists of the Orchester de Paris , the quartets Modigliani, Talich, Debussy, Amarcord, Mandelring among others.
Hugues Leclère has been collaborating with pianist and improviser Jean-François Zygel since 2017, in three shows that combine the interpretation of works by great composers with improvisations: Bachmania (2017), Debussymania (2018) and Beethovenmania (2019).