Lion King: François-Frédéric Guy’s epic Beethoven at the Institut français

Mozart/Beethoven: François-Frédéric Guy ****

François-Frédéric Guy © Benjamin de Diesbach

François-Frédéric Guy
© Benjamin de Diesbach

Institut français, 28th March 2015

With grizzled mane and beard, there’s something handsomely leonine about François-Frédéric Guy. He also displays lion-like qualities at the piano: steely fingers, ready to pounce and rip chords apart, even emitting the occasional low growl. In this tremendous afternoon recital at the Institut français, his Beethoven snarled and roared.

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