French pianist Maxime Zecchini will perform in Palmerston North on August 23 at 7.30pm. His recital will include music from famous French piano composers. Born in Paris, Zecchini is the first French pianist to receive a degree from the prestigious Incontri col Maestro Academy in Italy. He has played all over the world, including recently at Carnegie Hall, and has recorded an anthology of works for the left hand. The concert is presented by Alliance Francaise Palmerston North. Tickets from info@french. org.nz or visit french.org.nz.