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2 days ago

Lucas Debargue

Concert and autograph signing from Tokyo recital.
He had 5 encores: Scarlatti sonatas K 208, K 24, jazz improvisations on the "Just you, just me", "Round Midnight" and Intermezzo from Schumann's "Carnival from Vienna".
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Concert and autograph signing from Tokyo recital.
He had 5 encores: Scarlatti sonatas K 208, K 24, jazz improvisations on the Just you, just me, Round Midnight and Intermezzo from Schumanns Carnival from Vienna.

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Судя по числу бисов - грандиозный успех!

5 Encores - no words!!!👏👏👏

Японцы понимают толк в Музыке! Люка это чувствует и так великодушно благодарит публику. Как бы дождаться в Москве 5 бисов , среди них 2 джаза???👏👏👏

Thank you for all you did for Japanese audiences. They were for sure amazed with your artistic performance.

Fantastic! My wife and I enjoyed your play tonight at Toppan Hall, and are looking forward to attend your next concert in Japan.

I was happy both at Minatomirai Hall and Toppan Hall ! I wish we could have your recitals more in other places in Japan. Expecting next time ! Thank you !

Félicitations Nous avons hâte de vous revoir à Montréal!

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3 days ago

Lucas Debargue

Thank you Japan ! It has been terrific tour along with Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra and maestros Henrik Nanasi and Michiyoshi Inoue in huge and sold out venues like Suntory Hall, Osaka Festival Hall and Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall.
Now I’m looking forward to the recitals in Tokyo Toppan Hall and Mariinsky Primorsky stage in Vladivostok.
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Thank you Japan ! It has been terrific tour along with Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra and maestros Henrik Nanasi and Michiyoshi Inoue in huge and sold out venues like Suntory Hall, Osaka Festival Hall and Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall. 
Now I’m looking forward to the recitals in Tokyo Toppan Hall and Mariinsky Primorsky stage in Vladivostok.

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All wishes for Tokyo Toppan Hall , a hudge success as usual !!

Please come back soon!! 🎹❤️

I’m also looking forward to the recitals in Tokyo Toppan Hall tonight.

Ждем с нетерпением во Владивостоке!

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6 days ago

Lucas Debargue

Lucas' Japan tour with Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra continued to Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall and Suntory Hall, Tokyo. July, 17th he will be in Osaka Festival Hall. With maestro Michiyoshi Inoue he is performing Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto no 2.
Photos from Suntory Hall concert.
横浜みなとみらいホール, 井上道義 Official Web Site Suntory Hall
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Lucas Japan tour with Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra continued to Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall and Suntory Hall, Tokyo. July, 17th he will be in Osaka Festival Hall. With maestro Michiyoshi Inoue he is performing Rachmaninoffs Piano Concerto no 2.
Photos from Suntory Hall concert.
横浜みなとみらいホール, 井上道義 Official Web Site Suntory Hall

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Best of luck!

Very expressive moments! Obviously the concert in Yokohama became an outstanding event! As I know our lovely Nostalgie du pays of Milosh Magin was on Encore 👏👏👏

John

♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

Lucas Debargue, please record Rach PC#2. S'il vous plaît enregistrer Rach PC#2, merci. <3 Best wishes for a wonderful concert on the 17th.

Stefan pozdrawliajet 🙂

Mon dieu ! Il me tarde tellement d’entendre la version de Lucas!!!!

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1 week ago

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Lucas gave some interviews to Japanese magazines Record Geijutsu and Ongaku no Tomo. Among other things, he also talked about his new Scarlatti album.
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Lucas gave some interviews to Japanese magazines Record Geijutsu and Ongaku no Tomo. Among other things, he also talked about his new Scarlatti album. 
https://twitter.com/mitsuruhamanaka/status/1149585731892858880
音楽の友

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What was the lovely encore piece yesterday at Minatomirai hall?

2 weeks ago

Lucas Debargue

After the concert with conductor Henrik Nanasi.
His encore was Satie Gnossienne nr 1.
Suntory Hall Henrik Nánási
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After the concert with conductor Henrik Nanasi. 
His encore was Satie Gnossienne nr 1.
Suntory Hall Henrik Nánási

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Shining happy smiles 🙂 Congratulations of great success! Bravo! 👏👏👏

🎉👏🌹❤️🙏

Radieux . A les voir ce fut assurément un très beau concert et succes. Regrets de ne pouvoir assister à tous !

It was a great performance...Congratulations to all of you!

2 weeks ago

Lucas Debargue

Happy to be back in legendary Suntory Hall !
It’s my first time to perform there with an orchestra - Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra with maestro Henrik Nánási and Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto no 5 !
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Happy to be back in legendary Suntory Hall !
 It’s my first time to perform there with an orchestra  - Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra with maestro Henrik Nánási and Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto no 5 !

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Have a good start of the tour in fantastic Japan! I am sure the Land of the Rising Sun will meet you with love and admire!

Hope to hear your interpretation of this concerto sometime here in Europe.

De plus en plus de jeunes pianistes jouent ce 5 eme concerto de Saint Saëns et il le mérite ! Il faudrait aussi jouer le 3 et 4 eme surtout qui est aussi beau !

I enjoyed your concert so much last night.. I was impressed by your lively performance. I am looking forward to the concert at Minato Mirai .

Belle salle, beau gosse, tout est beau avec Lucas qui poursuit génialement sa course aux trésors !

Your performance of the Sainr-Saëns’ Piano Concerto was wonderful🎶 I’m looking forward to your recital at Toppan Hall !

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2 weeks ago

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Lucas is now on tour in Japan. Today he has concert in Suntory Hall with Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra and conductor Henrik Nanasi.
A photo moment from Tokyo.
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Lucas is now on tour in Japan. Today he has concert in Suntory Hall with Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra and conductor Henrik Nanasi.
A photo moment from Tokyo.

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Ну, точно по -японски читает!

John take note

2 weeks ago

Lucas Debargue

A very insightful concert review and 5 stars from Ivan Hewett in The Telegraph. ❗️
www.telegraph.co.uk/music/classical-music/top-best-classical-concerts-review-reviews-july-2019/

❗️Why won't more Londoners realise the wonder of Lucas Debargue? and July's best classical concerts, reviewed
• Ivan Hewett, CLASSICAL MUSIC CRITIC

6 JULY 2019 • 12:38PM
Lucas Debargue, Wigmore Hall, ★★★★★
Four years ago the unknown French pianist Lucas Debargue won the hearts of audiences and many critics including this one at the Tchaikovsky competition in Moscow. It was partly his look of a gangling romantic poet, partly the story of his unorthodox route to stardom, via playing jazz piano and an immersion in literature. But most of all it was his extraordinary wayward, poetic playing. Debargue didn’t win over the jury, alas, which only gave him fourth prize, and the frosty Moscow piano professors sniffed at his weird piano technique. But still, the event launched him, and for a while he was the pianist everyone was talking about.
The sight of the barely half-full Wigmore Hall at his recital last night was a reminder of just how the fickle the public is. It’s a shame, as this was a tremendous concert which Debargue had clearly designed to show just how huge his range of colour and expression has become. He insinuated himself onto the platform, all knees and elbows, stared at the keyboard for a disconcertingly long time, and plunged into a group of sonatas originally written for the harpsichord by Domenico Scarlatti.
Scarlatti is a favourite challenge of young pianists because his sonatas are so flashy, technically and musically. All those blizzards of arpeggios and scales and guitar-ish Spanish-flavoured strummings are a temptation to go for a strutting, hard-as-diamonds approach. Debargue, true to form, went the other way. His tone was basically soft, respecting the harpsichord’s small voice, and he made the virtuosity into a vehicle for poetic waywardness, pulling the speeds around with startling freedom. He caught the way Scarlatti’s fierceness can change to tenderness in the blink of an eye. Being also a jazz pianist Debargue has an aversion to playing things the same way twice, and he seized on the opportunity given by the numerous repeats to colour every phrase differently.
Debargue then moved on to JS Bach, who was an exact contemporary of Scarlatti but inhabited an utterly different expressive world - as Debargue’s very different sound made clear. He summoned a big, weighty tone for the Toccata in C minor, full of haughty flourishes in the free passages and fierce motoric energy in the complex weave of the fugue.
For the 1st Sonata of Nikolai Medtner, a composer in the grandly romantic Russian tradition of Rachmaninov, Debargue found yet another sound-world. It was grand and full of dreamily melancholic half-lights, but he also caught that dignified, restrained quality that makes Medtner at bottom very different to his great compatriot. In the finale he built the tension by degrees to the thrillingly grand and virtuoso ending. The standing ovation Debargue received seemed entirely deserved; let’s hope London’s musical public takes note.
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Lucas Debargue’s recording of 52 Scarlatti sonatas is released in the Autumn on Sony Classical.
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A very insightful concert review and 5 stars from Ivan Hewett in The Telegraph. ❗️
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/music/classical-music/top-best-classical-concerts-review-reviews-july-2019/

❗️Why wont more Londoners realise the wonder of Lucas Debargue? and Julys best classical concerts, reviewed
• Ivan Hewett, CLASSICAL MUSIC CRITIC

6 JULY 2019 • 12:38PM
Lucas Debargue, Wigmore Hall, ★★★★★
Four years ago the unknown French pianist Lucas Debargue won the hearts of audiences and many critics including this one at the Tchaikovsky competition in Moscow. It was partly his look of a gangling romantic poet, partly the story of his unorthodox route to stardom, via playing jazz piano and an immersion in literature. But most of all it was his extraordinary wayward, poetic playing. Debargue didn’t win over the jury, alas, which only gave him fourth prize, and the frosty Moscow piano professors sniffed at his weird piano technique. But still, the event launched him, and for a while he was the pianist everyone was talking about.
The sight of the barely half-full Wigmore Hall at his recital last night was a reminder of just how the fickle the public is. It’s a shame, as this was a tremendous concert which Debargue had clearly designed to show just how huge his range of colour and expression has become. He insinuated himself onto the platform, all knees and elbows, stared at the keyboard for a disconcertingly long time, and plunged into a group of sonatas originally written for the harpsichord by Domenico Scarlatti.
Scarlatti is a favourite challenge of young pianists because his sonatas are so flashy, technically and musically. All those blizzards of arpeggios and scales and guitar-ish Spanish-flavoured strummings are a temptation to go for a strutting, hard-as-diamonds approach. Debargue, true to form, went the other way. His tone was basically soft, respecting the harpsichord’s small voice, and he made the virtuosity into a vehicle for poetic waywardness, pulling the speeds around with startling freedom. He caught the way Scarlatti’s fierceness can change to tenderness in the blink of an eye. Being also a jazz pianist Debargue has an aversion to playing things the same way twice, and he seized on the opportunity given by the numerous repeats to colour every phrase differently.
Debargue then moved on to JS Bach, who was an exact contemporary of Scarlatti but inhabited an utterly different expressive world - as Debargue’s very different sound made clear. He summoned a big, weighty tone for the Toccata in C minor, full of haughty flourishes in the free passages and fierce motoric energy in the complex weave of the fugue.
For the 1st Sonata of Nikolai Medtner, a composer in the grandly romantic Russian tradition of Rachmaninov, Debargue found yet another sound-world. It was grand and full of dreamily melancholic half-lights, but he also caught that dignified, restrained quality that makes Medtner at bottom very different to his great compatriot. In the finale he built the tension by degrees to the thrillingly grand and virtuoso ending. The standing ovation Debargue received seemed entirely deserved; let’s hope London’s musical public takes note. 
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Lucas Debargue’s recording of 52 Scarlatti sonatas is released in the Autumn on Sony Classical.

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My friend was at Wigmore Hall last night and incredible impressions exceeded all her expectations: it was a fantastic evening! Special thanks for the third Encore - Gershwin jazz! 👏

Excellent!

Lucas Debargue is brilliant, unique. It's their loss not to attend such a wonderful concert anyone would be only dreaming.

Très belle critique ! Espérons que cela éveillera le public londonien au génie de de pianiste.

Come back to the San Francisco Bay Area please.He had a full house here 2 years aho and adoring audience unlike cold and reserved people in England.

Audience at Wigmore Hall was not cold - the response was hugely positive, he gave three encores. People loved him.

Thank you for a fantastic performance Lucas! 😊 Would you mind sharing what you played for the encores?

Time travel back four years to Lucas’s first interview, with me at the Tchaikovsky comp. It is still a rather awe-inspiring read. What a striking intelligence. www.theartsdesk.com/classical-music/qa-special-pianist-lucas-debargue

Une île à la dérive

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2 weeks ago

Lucas Debargue

It was a great experience yesterday in Wigmore Hall !
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It was a great experience yesterday in Wigmore Hall !
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C’est un lieu légendaire pour la musique et surtout le piano en raison des immenses musiciens qui s’y sont produits . C’est comme d’entrer dans la légende !!!!

Awesome 💪💪💪

I wait for a clip here pls!

It was wonderful!

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2 weeks ago

Lucas Debargue

❗️“Scarlatti” is my new upcoming release this autumn ! 52 sonatas on 4 CDs.
Click here LucasDebargue.lnk.to/Scarlatti to listen to the first track.
Scarlatti is inspiring. He’s the centre of my musical thought as regards music for keyboard instruments. I took it as a sort of personal mission to finally do something with him.
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❗️“Scarlatti” is my new upcoming release this autumn ! 52 sonatas on 4 CDs.
Click here https://LucasDebargue.lnk.to/Scarlatti to listen to the first track.
Scarlatti is inspiring. He’s the centre of my musical thought as regards music for keyboard instruments. I took it as a sort of personal mission to finally do something with him.

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Long-awaited event! Congratulations!

Quel bonheur !

Most certainly a true "must have!" A gift to Scarlatti and Debargue fans, but to humankind too!

Поздравляю Люка с выпуском диска!!!

Je vais certainement l'acheter

52 (!) sonatas, bravo!!!

👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

Fabulous

Ура ! 🙂😇

Wonderful news! Congratulations!

Vittorio Colombo

Thank you for the news! I will enjoy music 🎶

Interesting duo! I’m looking forward to hearing this! Congratulations.

Congrats!!

Intriguing CD cover.

Wonderful news. I can't wait to hear the 52 sonatas. <3

J'achète d office, les yeux fermés !!

How exciting! Can’t wait!

Magnifique pochette, graphisme soigné, un azulejo pour évoquer l'Espagne, l'exubérance, la créativité mais aussi la structure, la répétition, la simplicité.... Nul doute que le contenu sera à l'image du contenant. On se réjouit.

Marvellous!

Все, наверное, обратили внимание на замечательный дизайн обложки Диска. Так вот, как известно, Скарлатти жил в Лиссабоне с 1721 по 1728 гг. Азулежу (azulejo) — знаменитая керамическая плитка, без которой невозможно представить португальскую архитектуру. Видимо, поэтому для обложки Диска был выбран орнамент одной из таких керамических плиток. Фото Национального музея азулежу в Лиссабоне.

Marteen, je te conseille de mettre une option !!!!

J’ai vraiment hâte😁

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2 weeks ago

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En recherche ! Qu'y a-t-il au bout du tunnel ?

Лукаша...

О чем-то мечтает..., или что-то замышляет...)))

Прекрасный пианист

Любимое фото, из ноября 2017 года. Таким я видела Люка Дебарга в парижской филармонии ))

Portrait simplement beau d’esthétique et de naturel. On pourrait deviner vos pensées....«Toute une vie de musique m’attends ».. Joie absolue.

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3 weeks ago

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Bravo, Alexandre !

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Congratulations to your countryman, Alexandre Kantorow.👏👏👏❤️

Спасибо Франции за блестящих пианистов современности!!!

❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️🙏

Bravo ! Deux beaux hommes talentueux !👍

Молодые, талантливые, обятельные! Мне было очень приятно увидеть сегодня на странице Дебарга поздравление Александру Канторову!👏👏👏 Bravo, Lucas!!!

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Excelent!

Congratulations to Alexandre! 🥇

Браво, Александр! Браво, Рена Шерешевская и ее блестящий класс! Ждем новых лауреатов! И концертов в России!!!

BRAVO!!!

Александр, я за Вас болела с самого первого тура!! Мои поздравления Вам и талантливому педагогу -Рене Шерешевской!!!

Vive la France!

.Lucas et maintenant Alexandre MEDAILLE D'OR !!! Prix complètement mérité. La France brille à Moscou !

Polonia Toruń 🙂

Мне также ясен был Талант.А.Канторова с первого тура . А Брамс оказался решающим откровением... на такой риск пошли. и не просчитались...Браво А. Канторову и его прекрасному педагогу. Решила всё музыка.

THE BEST FROM THE VERY BEGINING

Félicitations!!!

Génial et aussi félicitations à Rena

Супер Рена

Мой голос Мао!!!

Excellent! (Et de deux! Rena doit être contente!!! ☺️ )

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4 weeks ago

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Mille bravos Lucas pour cette somptueuse composition, trois mouvements magnifiques racontés au piano et au violoncelle. Superbe ! Et un immense merci de faire vivre ce délicieux et intimiste festival par votre présence, votre talent et votre disponibilité. Rendez-vous à la 17ème édition.

Bravo Lucas!!!!

4 weeks ago

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Lucas and Camille Thomas are giving premiere to Lucas' Cello Sonata at the festival Lavaux Classic. They performed also Shostakovich Cello Sonata op 40.
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Lucas and Camille Thomas are giving premiere to Lucas Cello Sonata at the festival Lavaux Classic. They performed also Shostakovich Cello Sonata op 40.
https://www.facebook.com/lavauxclassic/photos/pcb.1047486492111126/1047480345445074/?type=3&theater

4 weeks ago

Лариса Андреева

Четыре года назад, 24 июня Люка Дебарг впервые блистательно исполнял 24 концерт Моцарта ! (XV конкурс Чайковского)..

Quatre ans en arrière, le 24 juin Lucas Debargue pour la première fois étaient exécutés brillantement par 24 concert de Mozart! (XV concours de Tchaikovskiy).
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1 month ago

Lucas Debargue

"T'as pas un crayon? Faut que je note une idée..."
Lucas Debargue, Lavaux Classic 2019
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Corentin Josse Romain Maitrugue un pianiste de goût

1 month ago

Lucas Debargue

In Moscow, there is once again time for Tchaikovsky Competition. Steinway & Sons reminds previous, 15th competition with Lucas' performance there. ... See MoreSee Less

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C'était ébranlant !... Nous avons appris le pianiste Lucas Debargue. D'un musicien extraordinaire !

So beautiful! Your playing is like telling a story or painting a picture! I love everything you play!

Sweet memories!!

1 month ago

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Lucas' performance of Haydn Piano Concerto in D Major Hob XVIII / 11 with Chamber Orchestra of BR Symphony Orchestra from the BR Klassik broadcast.
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Thank you for publishing of these beautiful recordings!

Quelle photo puissante! Lucas Debargue en tant que jeune Beethoven échevelé/

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