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The Music of Silence: Hélène Grimaud and Konstantin Krimmel Pay Homage to Ukraine’s Greatest Living Composer

The gentle music and quiet nostalgia of some of the most exquisitely beautiful poetry ever written flows through Hélène Grimaud’s latest album. Valentin Silvestrov’s Silent Songs includes contemplative settings of verse by Golden and Silver Age Russian poets Pushkin, Lermontov, Tyutchev, Baratynsky, Zhukovsky, Yesenin and Mandelstam, Ukrainian lyrics

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Fall/Winter Tour in United States and Canada

Hélène is touring the US and Canada through the end of the year and into 2023, with a trio of concerts in Dallas, TX kicking things off earlier this month. The tour will continue on to Cincinnati, OH (Oct 21, 22, 23), Atlanta, GA (Oct 27), Stanford, CA (Nov

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Summer in Europe

Hélène Grimaud will be embarking on a late summer Europe tour starting on August 18th in Slovenia. Before she leaves, she meets with one of her long-time musical collaborators, maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin, on August 7th in Montreal, Canada, to perform Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor

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The Messenger’s powerful message of change

If Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov is a remembrance of things past, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart reaches for what yet may come. This music reminds us of one of life’s great possibilities – that of change. Listen to “The Messenger” “I was always interested in couplings that were

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