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Beethoven-Cycle with Igor Levit

Author: fidelio

Watch all of Igor Levit’s memorable performances from the Salzburg Festival.

  • Igor Levit | Copyright: © Robbie Lawrence

    Igor Levit © Robbie Lawrence

In celebration of Beethoven year all of Beethoven’s piano sonatas, also known as the “New Testament” of piano music, were performed by none other than world-renowned pianist Igor Levit in this year’s Salzburg Festival. Igor Levit is a German-Russian pianist who focuses on Bach, Beethoven and Liszt.

“Warm, quiet, but carrying, singing and beautiful, like an invitation that cannot be declined, sounds the first chord of Beethoven’s F sharp major Sonata op.78 under Igor Levit’s hands. [...]. From the first note, everything is tonally balanced,” praises Jan Brachmann of the Frankfurter Allgemeine.


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