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Tune In: Sir András Schiff in a Live Audio Broadcast

Tune in and join us tonight, Tuesday, March 10—live from Carnegie Hall—as pianist Sir András Schiff explores the fascinating final sonatas of four great masters.

Tonight at 8 PM (EDT): Listen and join the conversation


Haydn’s C-Major Sonata, an extraordinarily playful work written during his second visit to London, takes advantage of the innovations that English piano makers achieved by extending the range of the instrument. Mozart’s C-Major Sonata, featuring the delicate “In an 18th-Century Drawing Room” theme, is an enduring favorite. But Beethoven slammed the door on the drawing room with late piano sonatas like his daring Sonata No. 30, while Schubert’s C-Minor Sonata is one of his most dramatic works.

During tonight's audio broadcast, share your thoughts about the music you're hearing with other listeners in the live webchat, as well as on Twitter using #CHLive. Get the program notes here.

The Carnegie Hall Live series is produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall in collaboration with the WFMT Radio Network.


Sir András Schiff
Tuesday, March 10 at 8 PM (EST)

Performers

Sir András Schiff, Piano

Program

HAYDN Piano Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI: 50
BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109
MOZART Piano Sonata in C Major, K. 545
SCHUBERT Piano Sonata in C Minor, D. 958