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Sunwook Kim plays Beethoven’s Last Three Sonatas

Author: Accentus Music

Postproduction has been completed and a screener of Kim’s masterful Beethoven interpretation filmed at the KunstKraftwerk Leipzig is now available.

  • Sunwook Kim | Copyright: © Accentus Music

    Sunwook Kim © Accentus Music

  • Sunwook Kim | Copyright: © Accentus Music

    Sunwook Kim © Accentus Music

  • Sunwook Kim | Copyright: © Accentus Music

    Sunwook Kim © Accentus Music

Filmed at the KunstKraftwerk Leipzig, the Korean pianist’s masterful Beethoven interpretation is set in an exceptional cultural-industrial landmark.
Large industrial complexes, built of solid brick tell the story of industrialization of 19th century Leipzig. Where spinning wheels once rattled, chimneys smoked and thousands of workers carried out their daily work, new life has moved in over the past few years. Today, former factories are home to artists’ studios, galleries and manufactories. The term “industrial culture” is taken literally here.

The Kunstkraftwerk Leipzig is one of these buildings that tell the story of time and was now the chosen location for a very special video production: the exceptional Korean pianist Sunwook Kim played Ludwig van Beethoven’s last three Piano Sonatas op. 109-111 in an industrial setting framed by light projections that filled the brick hall.
Beethoven’s last three piano sonatas occupy a very special place within his oeuvre. Completely deaf by then, the composer puts three of his most intimate and personal works on paper, which at the same time radiate optimism and point musically into the future like hardly any other works.

Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, op. 109
Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, op. 110
Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, op. 111

Sunwook Kim, piano

Screener available.

Production Company Accentus Music GmbH
TV Director Ute Feudel
Soloist Sunwook Kim
Composer Ludwig van Beethoven

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