Announcement by Concertgebouw
"Due to the personal circumstances, the cooperation by pianist Maria João Pires in this concert has been canceled. The pianist Rafał Blechacz will replace her.
The young Polish pianist Rafał Blechacz was taught at the Arthur Rubinstein Music School and the Music Academy in Bydgoszcz. He was winner of the world famous International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. For Deutsche Grammophon, he recorded the Preludes and Chopin's Piano Concertos as well sonatas by Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven. For these recordings he received prestigious awards".
Program page of May 11 (already updated)
Blechacz will play Concerto No. 3 by Beethoven
with Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen,
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
***** We wish Rafał a great success in the concert at Concertgebouw!!