The Cliburn presents Igor Levit
The accolades are piling up fast for the young Russian-born German pianist Igor Levit. He won Gramophone’s Recording of the Year 2016 award. After his sold-out Carnegie Hall debut in February 2017, The New York Times proclaimed him “one of the essential artists of his generation.” Levit is one of those forceful performers who makes an instant strong impression on audiences, with original, bracing takes on beloved repertoire. In a world full of impressive young pianists, find out why he is pulling away from the pack.