Following an exceptional evening of French piano music, performed by internationally-acclaimed French pianist Yves Henry, we are pleased to announce that Maestro Henry will be offering a masterclass at the Salon doré of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy on Fifth Avenue, New York, on December 7th 2016. The master class will focus on French piano repertoire and three participants will be selected from the finest music schools in New York.
French-American Piano Society is offering free public seating to attend Yves Henry's masterclass. Donations are also welcome.
About Yves Henry:
Born in 1959, Yves Henry made his concert debut at 13 performing Beethoven's First Piano Concerto with the Berkiner Philharmoniker. A graduate from the Paris Conservatory (where he teaches nowadays), he was the first Western European pianist to win the Robert Schumann international Competition in Zwickau 1981 and was subsequently prized at the Casadesus Compeition (1985). He has performed and recorded at an international level.
Yves Henry is also a music transcriber and a composer, known for his music tale Tubulin. He has been decorated the prestigious Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.