Igor Levit gets Nobel callmain
The German-Russian pianist has been chosen to play at this year’s Nobel Prize concert in Stockholm on December 8.
The Frenchman Stéphane Denève will conduct the Royal Stocholm Philharmonic.
Levit, 33, originally from Nizhny Novgorod, is a Beethoven specialist who has recorded the 32 sonatas for Sony. He is a combative, left-spinning user of social media.