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A Beethoven Cycle: The Complete Piano Sonatas: Lectures

Pianist Jiayan Sun will explore Beethoven's masterworks chronologically in a series of eight recitals during the 2018-2019 season.

András Schiff Beethoven Lecture-Recitals

András Schiff last performed the complete Beethoven piano sonatas at Wigmore Hall from 2004–6 to overwhelming critical acclaim, with the editor of the GuardianAlan Rusbridger, describing one particular performance as ‘a riveting mixture of erudition, analysis, passion, wit and memory’.

On the day before each of the eight recitals in the series, the world-renowned pianist, pedagogue and lecturer gave a lecture-recital in which he explored the works to be performed. Deeply engaging and insightful, these thought-provoking lecture-recitals, recorded live at the Hall, are  available below as eight audio lecture-recitals.