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Jean-Efflam Bavouzet in Recital

French Impressions

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet brings his deep sensitivity to these evocative and poetic French masterpieces for piano.

City Recital Hall
City Recital Hall
*Booking fee of $8.95 may apply


The concert will conclude at approximately 9pm.

Pre-Concert Talk

Join us for the pre-concert talk 45 minutes before the performances in the Function Room on Level 1, by Andrew Howes.

Program Book

Behind every great piece is a great story. Have a read through the program book to get all the details.

It takes a certain something to capture the delicacy of French music. And in this concert, we hear one of the masters at work: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.

With his light touch and deep sensitivity, Bavouzet brings to life some of the most evocative and poetic music ever written for piano.

From the rain-soaked gardens of Debussy’s Estampes, and the supremely evocative Preludes Book I (including The Girl with the flaxen hair) to the dream-like nocturnes of late-Romantic and Impressionist composers Fauré and Pierné, Bavouzet captures the many shades and colours of this music with a technique “so polished that precious few of his colleagues could claim superiority” (Gramophone).


PIERNÉ Nocturne en forme de valse
FAURÉ Nocturne No.6
DEBUSSY Estampes
BOULEZ Notations
DEBUSSY Preludes, Book I




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Series Presenting Partner

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