Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110

Sir András Schiff, Piano

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110
Moderato cantabile, molto espressivo
Allegro molto
Adagio ma non troppo, Fuga, Allegro ma non troppo

Recorded live on 4 August 2020 at the Church of Saanen

Sir András Schiff is world-renowned as a pianist, conductor, pedagogue and lecturer. Music critics and audiences alike continue to be inspired by the masterful and intellectual approach he brings to each masterpiece he performs. Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1953, Sir András studied piano at the Liszt Ferenc Academy with Pál Kadosa, György Kurtág and Ferenc Rados; and in London with George Malcom. Recitals and special cycles, including the complete works of Bach, Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert and Bartók constitute an important component of his work. Having collaborated with the world’s leading orchestras and conductors, he now focuses primarily on solo recitals, play-conducting appearances, and exclusive conducting projects.

6 comments on “Sir András Schiff plays Beethoven – Part 2

Thank you for Sir Andras Schiff’s performance of Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 31. It was played with magnificence and equanimity.

Quel magnifique interprète. Sa passion pour Beethoven est palpable à chaque note. Un immense merci.

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