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"One of the most appealing listening experiences of present times. He sounds like no other pianist on record." -Sinfini Music
Described by the press as a "poet," David Fray A French classical pianist, Mr. Fray has long gained attention for his musical interpretation and his playful demeanor as documented in the ARTE documentary about him titled Swing, Sing and Think.
Mr. Fray is a force of nature, and he has collaborated with leading orchestras under distinguished conductors such as Marin Alsop, Paavo Jarvi, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Riccardo Muti. His emotionally compelling and critically acclaimed recordings include his unforgettable interpretations of Chopin, Schubert, Bach, and Boulez.
With a fluid style like no other, Mr. Fray has won multiple awards, including the prestigious German Echo Klassik Prize, the Young Talent Award from the Ruhr Piano Festival, and Newcomer of the Year by BBC Music Magazine. As BBC Music Magazines notes, "Fray's command of colour and imaginative highlighting is intoxicating, and there is a freshness which makes for indisputably rewarding listening." In other words, David Fray is an unbelievable talent who is not to be missed.