"There has been much analysis of Beethoven’s sonatas Op. 109, 110, and 111. They conclude his series of piano sonatas and form an integral part of his late style, but what defines this late style? What other works accompany the creation of these pieces? Are they to be treated individually, or as a family of works? What should one make of Thomas Mann’s description of Op. 111? What characterizes these sonatas? What defines their endings? In this lecture, I shall attempt to answer these and other questions."
Jan Bartoš piano
Boris Klepal host