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Church of St. Lawrence Hellichova 18, Praha 1

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The 15th “American Spring Festival” will present for the first time in the Czech Republic Canadian pianist Avan Yu.

Avan Yu is one of Canada’s most compelling young pianists, critics have praised Avan Yu for his “glittering virtuosity” (West Australian) and his “astonishing sensitivity” (La Presse). He has performed extensively throughout Europe, North America, Asia and Australia and at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Philharmonie in Berlin, Salle Cortot in Paris, and Sydney Opera House. As a sought-after guest soloist with orchestras around the world, he has performed over twenty-five different piano concertos with orchestras such as the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Vancouver Symphony, Victoria Symphony, Symphony Nova Scotia, Sydney Symphony, Auckland Philharmonia, Hong Kong Philharmonic, and Dresden Philharmonic, collaborating with conductors and musicians such as Pinchas Zukerman, Rafael Fruehbeck de Burgos, Bramwell Tovey, Christian Arming, Juanjo Mena, Yo-Yo Ma, and Johannes Moser.

Programme:
– L. v. Beethoven: Les Adieux
– E. W. Korngold: Sonata No.2
– K. Husa: Elegie
– L. v. Beethoven: Waldsteinn