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Guy, François-Frédéric (piano)
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François-Frédéric Guy (piano)

François-Frédéric Guy is regarded as one of the great performers of German repertoire, and Beethoven in particular, of our time.

His exhaustive Beethoven project, which started in 2008, includes worldwide performances and recordings of the thirty-two sonatas, the five concertos with Philippe Jordan, and the chamber music for strings and piano. His recording of the complete cello and piano works with Xavier Phillips was shortlisted for a Gramophone Award in 2016; the two-piano version of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring with Jean-Efflam Bavouzet was a Gramophone Editor’s Choice recording in 2015. The pianist’s acclaimed recording of Brahms’ piano sonatas, released in 2016, heralded the start of a new ‘Brahms project’ over forthcoming seasons.

François-Frédéric Guy has appeared in major venues such as the Berlin Philharmonie, Warsaw Philharmonic, Concertgebouw and Muziekgebouw Amsterdam, Suntory Hall in Tokyo and Performing Arts Center in Seoul, as well as London’s Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Wigmore Hall, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées and Philharmonie de Paris.

He has conducted several Beethoven concerto cycles from the keyboard and made his official conducting debut in September 2016, leading the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris in Beethoven’s Symphony No 5. He has performed with prestigious conductors such as Wolfgang Sawallisch, Bernard Haitink, Michael Tilson-Thomas, Daniel Harding, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Kent Nagano.


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