The Pro Piano New York Recital Series 2001
Proudly Presents Its "2001 Laureate"
Laure Favre-Kahn, Pianist
In Her New York Debut Recital
Tuesday, October 23, 2001 8:00pm
The Carnegie Recital Hall (Weill)
W. 57th Street & 7th Avenue
New York, New York
Laure Favre-Kahn Recital Program
Schubert : impromptu op.142 n.3
Schumann : variations Abegg op.1
: sonate en sol mineur op.22
Debussy : l' isle joyeuse
Chopin : mazurkas op.33 n.1,2,3 et 4
: ballade op.47 n.3
: valse op.64 n.2
: grande valse brillante op.18
: Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise
Laure Favre Kahn, Biography
Laure FAVRE KAHN was born in 1976 in Arles, France. She studied the piano at the Conservatoire of Avignon before joining the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique in Paris, where she studied with Bruno Rigutto. At the age of 17 years old, she was unanimously awarded the Conservatoires First Prize.
Since then Laure Favre Kahn has performed regularly as a soloist and a chamber musician. She has played with musicians such as Bruno Rigutto, Olivier Charlier, Henri Demaarquette, David Grimal, Renaud Capuccon, Floren Heau, and Patrice Fontanarosa, and she also appeared in various festivals such as the Choregies dOrange, the festival Chopin in the Bagatelle in Paris, the festival des Jeunes soloistes dAntibes, the Rencontres Musicales dEvian, the Flaneries Musicales de Reims, and the Festival de Radio France in Montpellier.
She has been invited to perform by several French orchestras including the Orchestre Symphonique de Nancy, the Orchestre Symphonique de France, lEnsemble Orchestral de Normandie, the Orchestre de Cannes, LOrchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo and lEnsemble Orchestra de Paris.
Laure Favre Kahn has been a regular guest on various French radio stations such as France Musique, France Culture, and on Frederic Lodeons show Carrefour de Lodeon on France Inter radio. She has also made a guest appearance on France 3, radio show hosted by Alain Duault. Mezzo TV channel and channel 5 have recently broadcast some of her concerts.
In January, 1999, she performed at the Midem Music Festival in Cannes as one of the Revelations Classiques de lADAMI.
Laure Favre Kahn has recorded two CDs for Arion. The first one in 1997 was dedicated to Schumann, and the second one in 1998 to Chopin. The press has unanimously acclaimed the two CDs.
She has been a Laureate of the Natexis Foundation and is also the artistic director of the Festival des Nuits Musicales du Chateau de Fargues, in Pontet, Vaucluse, Provence since 1997.