Classical Season 2019/20 | Piano Greats

Piano Greats: Lars Vogt

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Lars Vogt piano

Mozart Sonata No.2 K280
Janáček Sonata 1.X.1905 ‘From the Street’
Liszt Ballade No.2 in B minor
Schubert Sonata No.21 D960

‘I believe Schubert knew very precisely that he was dealing with the heart of the matter’ says Lars Vogt – and for him, Schubert’s late music ‘is dealing directly with life and death’. Sage Gateshead audiences don’t need to be told just how profoundly – and how emotionally – Royal Northern Sinfonia’s Music Director approaches the classics, but in this beautifully conceived recital his performance of Schubert’s majestic last sonata comes as the climax of a sequence of pieces that contrast the life-affirming grace of Mozart with the grand passions of Liszt and the raw, unvarnished feeling of Leos Janáček’s explosive Sonata.

Mozart’s Sonata No.2 K280

Janáček’s Sonata 1.X.1905 ‘From the Street’ and Schubert’s Sonata No.21 D960

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