“Cet amour de la musique”

Hélène Grimaud is the subject of next week’s Empreintes French documentary series which will be broadcast on France 5 on 27 April at 19.35.

This film, which is directed by the acclaimed TV journalist and writer, Annie Lemoine, follows Hélène on tour throughout Germany, Italy and New York in 2011 and delves into her energy and passion for music.

TV5 programme information

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South Florida Classical Review at the Miami concert


Hélène Grimaud performed Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 with Leonard Slatkin and the New World Symphony Saturday night at the Arsht Center.

There’s always a sense of occasion when the New World Symphony leaves its base in Miami Beach for the grander surroundings of the Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall.

The orchestra brings star performers and big classics to the 2,200-seat hall, in this case the French pianist Hélène Grimaud and the veteran American conductor Leonard Slatkin. And on Saturday night there was the added lure of seeing these musicians in works to which they felt particularly close.

Read the full review online


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“Dual Forces” in Florida


“Fresh from an acclaimed concert under the baton of Esa-Pekka Salonen, the New World Symphony this weekend brings more world-class collaborators to South Florida.

“The brilliant, idiosyncratic French pianist Hélène Grimaud and the renowned American conductor Leonard Slatkin will team up for a performance of Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 Friday and Saturday nights.”

Read more on the South Florida Classical Review

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