Ivan Ilić in concert – 21 May 2017
Sunday 21st May 2017 8.00pm St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal
Ivan Ilić in concert.
Ivan is a concert pianist who was born in Belgrade, was educated in California (where he took a degree in mathematics as well as music), and now, after studying at the conservatory in Paris, is based in France, ME.
Pianist Ivan Ilić took degrees in mathematics and music at the University of California Berkeley before moving to Paris in 2001. He then studied at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris, where he was awarded a Premier Prix. The City of Paris sponsored his first recording.
Early career highlights included recitals at Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, Ireland’s National Concert Hall, Toronto’s Glenn Gould Studio, and the American Academy in Rome. He recently gave recital débuts in Vienna, Sao Paulo and Geneva.
Ivan Ilić has released many critically acclaimed CDs, including 24 Préludes by Claude Debussy (2008), 22 Chopin Studies by Leopold Godowsky (2012), and For Bunita Marcus by Morton Feldman (2015). All are regularly broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and RTÉ Lyric FM.
An exquisitely poised and expressive rendering…spellbinding.
BBC Music Magazine (UK)