Eric le Sage, born in 1964 in Aix-en-Provence, is one of France’s most eminent pianists, well known for his subtle sound, sense of structure and rare musical sensitivity. By the Financial Times he has been hailed an ‘extremely cultivated disciple of the great French tradition of Schumann piano’ and praised by Die Zeit for his ‘ideal French piano aesthetics and clarity’. Most of Le Sage’s recordings are highly celebrated and awarded with Diapason d’Or de l’Année, Choc de l’année Classica, Choc du Monde de la musique, Grand Prix du Disque, Recording of the Month in Fono Forum and Gramophone and Victoire de la Musique.
Le Sage's performances take place in supreme venues all over the world such as Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Carnegie Hall, London’s Wigmore Hall, La Roque d’Anthéron, Evian, Tokyo’s Suntory Hall and many other major venues in Germany, France, Italy, South-America, USA, Japan and the United Kingdom. Eric Le Sage has been invited internationally by numerous prominent orchestras to perform as a soloist.
Renowned for his interpretations of Schumann, Le Sage is highly acclaimed for his latest successful project of recording Robert Schumann’s complete piano works. He has subsequently been invited to showcase this series at numerous venues such as Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, Louisiana Museum of Arts in Denmark, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, the Schumann Festival in Düsseldorf and the Warsaw Beethoven Festival, among others.
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