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Tour Dates

02/28/2019Sociedad Filarmonica / Bilbao, Spain
03/02/2019Auditorio Principe Felipe / Oviedo, Spain
03/04/2019Auditorio Nacional de Musica / Madrid, Spain
03/06/2019Palau de la Musica Catalana / Barcelona, Spain
03/10/2019Auditorium Rainier III / Monaco, Monaco
03/12/2019Palais des Beaux-Arts / Brussels, Belgium
03/16/2019Salle de Musique / La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
03/18/2019Laeiszhalle Hamburg / Hamburg, Germany
03/20/2019Stadthalle / Braunschweig, Germany
03/22/2019Grosser NDR-Sendesaal / Hannover, Germany
03/24/2019Rosengarten Mozartsaal / Mannheim, Germany
03/26/2019Philharmonie / Cologne, Germany
03/30/2019Teatro Morlacchi / Perugia, Italy
04/01/2019Auditorium Il Parco Della Musica / Rome, Italy
04/05/2019Liederhalle / Stuttgart, Germany
04/07/2019Konzerthaus / Freiburg, Germany
04/08/2019Graf Zeppelin Haus / Friedrichshafen, Germany
04/10/2019Philharmonie Berlin / Berlin, Germany
04/15/2019Tonhalle Maag / Zurich, Switzerland
04/22/2019Philharmonia / Saint Petersburg, Russia
04/26/2019Teatro Grande / Brescia, Italy
04/29/2019Mupa / Budapest, Hungary
05/02/2019Teatro Auditorium Manzoni / Bologna, Italy
05/05/2019Gulbenkian Orchestra / Lisbon, Portugal
05/07/2019Casa da Musica / Porto, Portugal
05/12/2019Concertgebouw / Amsterdam, Netherlands
05/14/2019Teatro Regio di Parma / Parma, Italy
05/18/2019Teatro Sociale / Bergamo, Italy
05/20/2019Teatro Carlo Felice / Genoa, Italy
05/26/2019Herkulessaal / Munich, Germany
05/29/2019Conservatorio di Musica / Milan, Italy
06/04/2019Konzertsaal im Kulturpalast Dresden / Dresden, Germany
06/07/2019Opera di Firenze / Florence, Italy
06/12/2019Helsinki Music Centre / Helsinki, Finland
06/14/2019Historische Stadthalle / Wuppertal, Germany
07/08/2019Eglise St. Matthieu / Colmar, France
07/10/2019Regentenbau / Bad Kissingen, Germany
07/22/2019Schloss / Kiel, Germany
07/24/2019Kurhaus / Wiesbaden, Germany
07/26/2019Salle des Combins / Verbier, Switzerland
08/01/2019Grosses Festspielhaus / Salzburg, Austria
08/03/2019Kloster / Ochsenhausen, Germany
08/10/2019Franzosische Kirche-Eglise au Bois / St. Moritz, Switzerland

Grigory Sokolov: Bio

Grigory Sokolov is considered one of the world's greatest living pianists. He amazes both public and critics alike; by using little pedal, and thus superior finger-work, he draws from the concert grand an immense variety of sounds; he has an unlimited palette of colours, a spontaneous imagination and a magical control of line. His interpretations are poetic and highly individual and he has an unbelievably wide repertoire ranging from the 12th century music of Perotinus through to 20th century composers.

Born in Leningrad, he began music studies when he was five years old and at the age of sixteen he embarked upon a great international career, having been awarded the First Prize at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.

Grigory Sokolov is a regular guest of the most prestigious concert halls and festivals of Europe. He has worked with orchestras including the London Philharmonia, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, New York Philharmonic, Münchner Philharmoniker, Wiener Symphoniker, Montreal Symphony, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Moscow and St. Petersburg Philharmonics, and has worked with many of the world's most prominent conductors including Myung-Whung Chung, Valery Gergiev, Herbert Blomstedt, Neeme Järvi, Sakari Oramo, Trevor Pinnock, Andrew Litton, Walter Weller and Moshe Atzmon…

1 Schubert: Impromptu - No. 1 in C minor  
2 Schubert: Impromptu - No.2 in E flat major  
3 Schubert: Impromptu - No. 3 in G flat major  
4 Schubert: Impromptu - No. 4 in A flat major  
5 Schubert: Impromptu - No. 1 in E Flat major  
6 Schubert: Impromptu - No. 2 in E flat major  
7 Schubert: Impromptu - No. 3 in C major  
8 Beethoven Hammerklavier Sonata - Allegro  
9 Beethoven Hammerklavier Sonata - Scherzo  
10 Beethoven Hammerklavier Sonata - Adagio  
11 Beethoven Hammerklavier Sonata - Largo  
Grigory Sokolov - Beethoven Op. 106 Hammerklavier / Allegro

"With a piano giant like Sokolov, it's hard to keep enthusiasm bottled." - The Times

Grigory Sokolov is recognized as a titan among classical musicians. The Russian pianist's interpretative insights and visionary musicianship arise from absolute dedication to his art and total immersion in every piece he performs. His Deutsche Grammophon debut album of works by Mozart and Chopin, The Salzburg Recital, ended an extended period during which he issued no new recordings. It drew worldwide critical acclaim, received a coveted ECHO Klassik Award, and became one of the Yellow Label's best-selling core classical titles of 2015. Sokolov's new album, to be issued a year after the first, is poised to join its predecessor as a major landmark of the piano catalogue. Sokolov: Schubert/Beethoven, scheduled for release on January 29, 2016, confirms why audiences are prepared to queue overnight for a chance to hear the maestro's peerless artistry.

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