Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, ‘Pathétique’
Beethoven Andante in F major, ‘Andante favori’
Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53, ‘Waldstein’
Jae-Hyuck Cho piano
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Celebrated pianist Jae-Hyuck Cho opens the Festival with three works that exemplify the rich musicality of Beethoven’s compositions for the piano. The ‘Pathétique’ Sonata, written in C minor and a favourite of Beethoven, carries a deep emotive weight that is at its most expressive in the Adagio cantabile movement. The recital closes with the ‘Waldstein’ Sonata, one of the most highly regarded and technically challenging works in the repertoire.
Duration: approx. 1 hour
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