mardi, 14 octobre 2014
Bach by Armstrong on Liszt's instrument
Kit Armstrong performs Liszt's piano transcription of Bach's Fantasia & Fugue in G Minor live at the C. Bechstein Centrum Berlin on Liszt's C. Bechstein grand piano. The instrument with the piano serial #576 was delivered to Franz Liszt in Weimar on March 17th, 1862.
BIO: Kit Armstrong (born March 5, 1992 in California) is an American classical pianist and composer. At 10 he had composed more than 15 works, graduated from Los Alamitos High School, and attended university. At 12 he studied at the Curtis Institute of Music, the Royal Academy of Music and the Imperial College in London. He also attended the Chapman University in California, USA. In 2008 he was a co-winner of The ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards.
Le jeune pianiste international Kit Armstrong a acheté une église désaffectée dans l'Aisne pour la transformer en salle de concert et en résidence artistique.