Pianist Alexander Krichel on his quarantine for Hong Kong concert recording: ‘It’s my best excuse ever to be with my piano for two weeks’

//Pianist Alexander Krichel on his quarantine for Hong Kong concert recording: ‘It’s my best excuse ever to be with my piano for two weeks’

Pianist Alexander Krichel on his quarantine for Hong Kong concert recording: ‘It’s my best excuse ever to be with my piano for two weeks’

For the past fortnight, pianist Alexander Krichel has been streaming live at 2pm every day from his hotel room in Hong Kong’s Wan Chai district, playing pieces by Beethoven, Liszt and Rachmaninov. The German is in the city for a concert with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta on September 26 but had first to sit out a 14-day mandatory quarantine as part of Hong Kong’s fight against the spread of Covid-19.Thanks to his host, an upright piano with muting feature was installed in his room – along with a…

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