Former Honens winner Nicolas Namoradze to perform at Wigmore Hall

07 February 2020
By Ellie Palmer
Nicolas Namoradze Nicolas Namoradze
The pianist will perform a solo recital at the London venue on Sunday 16 February

Pianist and Composer Nicolas Namoradze, winner of the 2018 Honens International Piano Competition, will perform a solo recital at Wigmore Hall later this month.

He will present a number of cross-temporal musical relationships, linking works by JS Bach and Scriabin with York Bowen’s monumental 12 Studies and Namoradze’s own Etudes. 

He is a star on the rise after winning the Honens Competition in 2018, as well as performing at a sold-out Carnegie Hall last year and being named an "Artist to Watch" by Clemency Burton-Hill at WQXR and by Gramophone.

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He has upcoming albums set to be released this year by both Hyperion and Steinway. 

Nicolas studied piano with fellow pianist Emanuel Ax. Ax comments, ‘[Nicolas is] set to become one of the truly important artists of his generation.’

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Main image: © Honens International Piano Competition