Fazioli Piano Festival: recital by Eliane Reyes 28/09/2019 at 12:00 in Sala Guarneri
Valse brillante opus 42 no 5
Valses opus 34 no 2 et no 3
Valses opus 69 no 1 et 2
Valses opus 64 no 1 et 2
Belgian pianist Eliane Reyes is a radiant personality on today’s music scene. She has an astonishingly rich career as a result of her early vocation, having given her first concert when she was just five years old. Eliane Reyes was born in Verviers, Belgium in 1977.
She started playing the piano with her mother and, aged five,received the « César Franck » presented to her by the Austrian pianist Jörg Demus. She has conducted her studies with grand masters who encouraged her early on. Aged ten, she met Gyorgy Cziffra and became one of his foundation’s youngest laureates. Other decisive encounters were to follow: with Martha Argerich, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Michel Béroff, Brigitte Engerer, Hans Leygraf, Jacques Rouvier, Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden and Alan Weiss.She attended the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris, theConservatoire Royal de Musique in Brussels, the Queen Elizabeth Music Chapel, theBerlin University of the Arts (Hochschule der Künste) and the Mozarteum de Salzburg, receiving each time highest acclaim for her talent. Eliane also had the privilege toparticipate in the master classes of Paul Badura-Skoda, Abdel-Rahman El-Bacha,Murray Perahia, Gyorgy Sebök, Natalia Gutman and Mstislav Rostropovitch.
She has won a range of international competitions such as the 1st prize inEttlingen, Germany as well as at the Cervantes competition in Cuba. She has also beena finalist at the International Musical Competitions of Montreal and Düsseldorf (ClaraSchumann), and the Maria Canals for chamber music, to mention but a few examples.
Since her debut with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam and, aged 11, with the Tibor Varga Festival, she has dedicated herself to her career as a soloist and chamber musician. Eliane has performed in North America and in the FarEast in addition to Europe where she has appeared in a broad range of music events including the Klavier Ruhr Festival, the Schwetzinger Festspiele, the Festival van Vlaanderen and the Festival de Wallonie, the Flâneries Musicales de Reims, Nohant’sInternational Chopin Festival, the David Oistrackh Festival in Estonia, the Al BustanFestival in Lebanon.
She has also given concerts in prestigious concert halls such as the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Musikverein in Vienna, the Konzerthaus Berlin,Liederhalle in Stuttgart, Baden-Baden’s Festspielhaus, Hamburg’s Musikhalle, the BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts (Palais des Beaux-Arts) in Brussels and the Cité de lamusique in Paris, working with renowned conductors such as Rudolph Barshai,Heribert Beissel, Lionel Bringuier, Sergiu Commissionna, René Defossez, GrantLLewellyn, André Vandernoot, and Tibor and Gilbert Varga.
Organization: CremonaFiere and Fazioli