CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

Performance Thursday, March 12, 2015 | 8 PM

Sir András Schiff

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Sir András Schiff performs final piano sonatas by four great composers of the Austro-German tradition. The Classical era is represented by Haydn’s charming Sonata in D Major and Mozart’s B-flat–Major Sonata. Beethoven bridges the Classical and the Romantic eras and, in his profound Sonata No. 31, explores a new world of keyboard invention. Schubert’s Sonata in A Major is bold and lyrical with an especially daring Andantino of startling key changes.

Performers

  • Sir András Schiff, Piano

Program

  • MOZART Piano Sonata in B-flat Major, K. 570
  • BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110
  • HAYDN Piano Sonata in D Major, Hob. HVI: 51
  • SCHUBERT Piano Sonata in A Major, D. 959

Audio

Haydn's Piano Sonata No. 61 in D Major (Finale - Presto)
András Schiff, Piano
Elatus

This performance is part of Keyboard Virtuosos II.

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