Piano Sonata No. 20 in A major, D. 959
I. Allegro (A major) 14:13
II. Andantino (F minor) 07:36
III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace (A major) 04:51
IV. Rondo. Allegretto (A major) 12:12
Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-flat major, D. 960
I. Molto moderato (B major) 20:14
II. Andante sostenuto (C minor) 10:32
III. [Scherzo] Allegro vivace con delicatezza (B? major) 04:09
IV. Allegro ma non troppo (B major) 08:14
Legendary Polish pianist in his first solo album for DG for over twenty-five years.
Revelatory readings of Piano Sonatas D959 & D960, Schubert’s last major compositions for the piano before his death aged thirty-one.
Recorded at the Kashiwazaki City Performing Arts Centre in Japan in January 2016.
Krystian performed these last two eternal masterworks intensely over the last few years to highest critical acclaim.
This album is set to take its place among the great Schubert recordings.
Deutsche Grammophon 4797588
|Awards||Gramophone Editors Choice Disc of The Month|
|Release Period||September 2017|