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Igor Levit, piano

Jan 10, 2018

Igor Levit joins a number of young soloists who are taking the piano world by storm. He won Gramophone's 2016 Recording of the Year award – a much sought-after honor – for an unusual album that brought together a set of variations by Frederic Rzewski with more famous ones by Bach and Beethoven.


"...one of the most probing, intelligent and accomplished artists of the new generation." – The New York Times


Program


Franz Joseph Haydn: Variations in F minor, Hob.XVII:6
Dmitri Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87 (selections)
Alban Berg: Piano Sonata Op. 1
Charles-Valentin Alkan: Trois morceaux dans le genre pathétique, Op. 15, no. 3, "Morte"
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata in C minor, Op. 111, No. 32