Beth Levin's recent live performances of Beethoven's final three piano sonatas--the Everests of the form--were widely hailed. Now a new CD, excerpts below. I saw Mitsuko Uchida do them live at Carnegie about three years ago, playing them one after the other after asking for no applause or bows between them. A single breath.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Beethoven's 'Single Breath'
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