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Newsflash — Jan Lisiecki signs with Deutsche Grammophon

Jan Lisiecki

Young Alberta pianist Jan Lisiecki, winner of numerous editions of the Canadian Music Competition, has just signed an exclusive recording contract with Deutsche Grammophon, one of the world’s most prestigious labels. Mozart’s 20th and 21st Piano Concertos are slated to be his first recordings. Deutsche Grammophon president Michael Lang remarked, “Jan Lisiecki is a phenomenal young artist who combines exceptional maturity with a rare dedication and joy in music-making. Given his passion for hard work, Jan is certain to reach his ambitious goals. We are pleased to welcome him to our family of pianists.”

The CMC congratulates Jan and wishes him all the best for this and future endeavours.

News posted Monday, February 28, 2011