Evgeny Kissin

May 10

3:00 PM

Beethoven Piano Sonata Cycle

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Russian superstar Evgeny Kissin, “the world’s most acclaimed classical pianist” (The Economist), continues Beethoven’s 250th birthday celebration with some of the composer’s most well-known piano works, including the heroic Waldstein Sonata and the exhilarating Eroica Variations, which Beethoven later reworked into the finale of the Eroica Symphony.

Program

Beethoven Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 (Pathétique)
Beethoven Eroica Variations, Op. 35
Beethoven Sonata No. 17 in D Minor, Op. 31, No. 2 (Tempest)
Beethoven Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53 (Waldstein)

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