Beethoven (2) / Klavierissimo 2020 — Wetzikon ZH, 2020-01-29

Beethoven / Klavierissimo Festival 2020, Recital 2 @ KZO, Wetzikon ZH, 2020-01-29 — Piano Sonata No.5 in C minor, op.10/1 (Cristian Budu); Sonata No.6 in F major, op.10/2 (Herbert Schuch); Sonata No.7 in D major, op.10/3 (Alina Bercu); Sonata No.8 in C minor op.13, “Sonate pathétique” (Cristian Budu); Sonata No.9 in E major, op.14/1 (Tamar Beraia); Sonata No.10 in G major, op.14/2 (Werner Bärtschi). Mostly a review in pictures.
Blog post #540 — #rolfsmblog •


AboutImpressum, LegalSite Policy | TestimonialsAcknowledgementsBlog Timeline
Typography, ConventionsWordPress Setup | Resources, ToolsPictures, Methods

Konstantin Scherbakov / Recital #2, Beethoven Cycle — Zurich, 2019-10-26

Concert review, ★★★★½, Konstantin Scherbakov, Beethoven Sonata Cycle, Recital #2 @ Aula, Alte Kantonsschule, Zurich, 2019-10-26 — Piano Sonata No.5 in C minor, op.10/1; Piano Sonata No.6 in F major, op.10/2; Piano Sonata No.7 in D major, op.10/3; Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor, op.13, “Pathétique”
Blog post #515 — #rolfsmblog •


AboutImpressum, LegalSite Policy | TestimonialsAcknowledgementsBlog Timeline
Typography, ConventionsWordPress Setup | Resources, ToolsPictures, Methods

Kristian Bezuidenhout — Fortepiano Recital, Cully, 2016-06-30

Concert review, Kristian Bezuidenhout in a fortepiano recital in Cully, VD, 2016-06-30 — J.S. Bach: Toccata in D minor, BWV 913; W.A. Mozart: Piano Sonata No.11 in A major, K.331, “Alla Turca”; W.A. Mozart: Piano Sonata No.15 in F major, K.533/494; L.v. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor, op.13, “Pathétique”


AboutImpressum, LegalSite Policy | TestimonialsAcknowledgementsBlog Timeline
Typography, ConventionsWordPress Setup | Resources, ToolsPictures, Methods

Beethoven: Piano Sonatas, Comparison Summary

Beethoven: Piano Sonatas — summary for comparisons of recordings, involving the following artists: Wilhelm Backhaus, Paul Badura-Skoda, Daniel Barenboim, Ronald Brautigam, Edwin Fischer, Emil Gilels, Friedrich Gulda, Clara Haskil, Jos van Immerseel, Julius Katchen, Wilhelm Kempff, Igor Levit, Mikhail Pletnev, Maurizio Pollini, Svjatoslav Richter, Arthur Rubinstein, András Schiff, Artur Schnabel, Mélodie Zhao


AboutImpressum, LegalSite Policy | TestimonialsAcknowledgementsBlog Timeline
Typography, ConventionsWordPress Setup | Resources, ToolsPictures, Methods

Beethoven: Piano Sonatas opp.13 & 27/2 (Diary 2012-12-31)

Beethoven, Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor, op.13, “Pathétique” — Backhaus (1958), Barenboim (1984), Badura-Skoda (1969), Schnabel (1935), Fischer (1952), Gulda (1967), Immerseel (1983), fortepiano), Gilels (1980), Brautigam (2003, fortepiano); Piano Sonata No.14 in C♯ minor, op.27/2 — Badura-Skoda (1969), Barenboim (1984), Backhaus (1958), Gulda (1967), Schnabel (1935), Pletnev (1988), Gilels (1980), Immerseel (1983), fortepiano), Brautigam (2003, fortepiano)


AboutImpressum, LegalSite Policy | TestimonialsAcknowledgementsBlog Timeline
Typography, ConventionsWordPress Setup | Resources, ToolsPictures, Methods

Early Encounters with Music

… I listened to all the shallow music that was broadcasted on the radio around 1960 (our radio was an old “steam radio” built into a book shelf). I also distinctly remember that on Sundays the radio always played classical music — typically chamber music, such as music for wind instruments by Mozart — and I hated that music — not because I disliked it, but …


AboutImpressum, LegalSite Policy | TestimonialsAcknowledgementsBlog Timeline
Typography, ConventionsWordPress Setup | Resources, ToolsPictures, Methods