The Leading Egyptian pianist Mohammad Shams from New York arrives at the Egység Cultural Station on 18 December, where he will hold a concert entitled ‘Cities, Festivals, Artists’ within the Artlink Festival.
This extraordinary pianist enjoys a diverse musical life as a performer with a strong emphasis on chamber music. He will perform works by Bach, Chopin, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, as well as works by Egyptian composers.
As a soloist, Shams has played all over the world, with world-famous orchestras such as the Bátiz Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Manhattan School Orchestra/Entremont, the Royal Conservatory Symphony Orchestra / Symphony Orchestra… He has been a guest at many international music festivals – Beethoven Festival in Bonn, String Academy in Plzen, Brevard Festival in North Korea, etc. He is also a co-founder and associate of the music festival in Japan, where he has been holding chamber music concerts during the summer since 2016.
‘A deeply impressive pianist of great spirit and intellectual strength’ – this is how music critic Michael Tumelty described the pianist of inviolable talent. At the concert in Egység, a pianist Jovanka Višekruna Janković will perform with Shams in a piano duo, performing several Slavic plays by Dvorák.
All interested citizens who wish to attend the concert can apply by e-mail: [email protected]. The programme starts at 7 p.m.