Introduction by András Schiff to Beethoven's Sonatas
András Schiff Lesson time: (12min 39sec)
In this lesson, András introduces the Sonatas with his insight on their historical context and where they fit in Beethoven's life, how they're discussed in popular culture, what they mean to him and how he interprets them.
About the instructor
András Schiff is one of the most prominent members of a generation of Hungarian pianists born in the years following the Second World War, along with such artists as Zoltán Kocsis, Dezso Ránki, and Jenö Jandó. Of this remarkable group, Schiff has achieved the greatest international reputation, due not only to his decision to pursue his career outside of Hungary, but also thanks to his finely shaded sense of touch and an impressive memory... read more