Marc-Andre Hamelin

Image of The Takács Quartet holding their instruments, and pianist Marc-André Hamelin
Amanda Tipton (Takács) and Sim Cannety-Clarke (Hamelin)

This week on "Out of the Box," it's an album worth listening to not just for the music and the musicians, but for the story of the family behind the music.

Marc-André Hamelin
Sim Canetty-Clark

On WCRB In Concert with Rockport Music, pianist Marc-André Hamelin returns to the seaside Shalin Liu Performance Center in a program ranging from the timeless introspection of Bach to the modernist lens of Alexis Weissenberg.

Marc-André Hamelin
Sim Canetty-Clark

Elite pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin plays a concert spanning three centuries of music on WCRB In Concert with the Celebrity Series of Boston.

Yekwon Sunwoo: Cliburn Gold

Oct 23, 2017
Yekwon Sunwoo
Courtesy of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

On WCRB's CD of the Week, journey through the Korean pianist's gold medal-winning performance in the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.

The intrepid pianist Marc-André Hamelin has a reputation for embracing the toughest, strangest music. His new recording of For Bunita Marcus by Morton Feldman is a fine example. For nearly 75 minutes the music never rises above a whisper and the damper pedal is always pressed down, allowing single notes to ring out into vast, silent spaces.

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