Rémi Geniet Recital - piano Nouvelle Génération
the 12/19/2014 at 8:30 pm


The Fondation Louis Vuitton's aim is to promote artistic creation and support young talent.

In keeping with this spirit of discovery, the Auditorium of the Fondation will present a cycle of recitals entitled "Piano nouvelle génération", which will showcase emerging pianists, the stars of tomorrow, from France and around the world. This cycle of four recitals to take place during the 2014-2015 season will open on 19 December with Rémi Geniet, a 21-year-old French pianist who has enjoyed a remarkable start to his career.

Rémi Geniet was awarded the second prize of the Queen Elisabeth 2013 International Piano Competition in Belgium. He has already appeared as a guest soloist with prestigious orchestras such as those of St. Petersburg, Monte Carlo, Luxembourg and Warsaw, as well as the national orchestras of the Ukraine and Belgium.

At the Fondation Louis Vuitton, Rémi Geniet's programme will explore the works of Bach, Schumann, Rachmaninoff and Ligeti.




Friday 19/12/2014 - 8:30 pm



Detailed programme

Johann Sebastian Bach - English Suite No.1 in A major, BWV 806



        Courante I

        Courante II


        Bourrées I et II


Sergei Rachmaninoff - 2 transcripts after Kreisler

        Liebesleid - (Chagrin d'amour)

        Liebesfreud - (Plaisir d'amour)

György Ligeti – L’escalier du diable (The Devil's Staircase)

Robert Schumann - Kreisleriana opus 16

        Äußerst bewegt (Extremely animated)

        Sehr innig und nicht zu rasch (Very inwardly and not too quickly) - Intermezzo I (very lively) - Intermezzo II (more lively)

        Sehr aufgeregt (Very agitated)

        Sehr langsam (Very slowly)

        Sehr lebhaft (Very lively)

        Sehr langsam (Very slowly)

        Sehr rasch (Very fast)

        Schnell und spielend (Fast and playful)

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes