Thursday, October 29, 2009 | 8:00 pm
As a prodigy in the 70s, Lortie was hailed as one of Canada’s “most gifted pianists” (Montreal Star). He’s since crafted an international reputation for audacious program selections and an incredible emotional range. His daring is on view here, as he plays the complete Chopin Études — a stunning gambit whose results are “electrifying” (Guardian).
“[Lortie is] one of a half-dozen pianists worth dropping everything to hear”
–Daily Telegraph, London
Chopin: Études (Complete)