Beethoven

Beethoven Violin Sonatas

This release launches a planned cycle of Beethoven’s Violin Sonatas from Tamsin Waley-Cohen and Huw Watkins. “Beethoven has been at the heart of our recital programmes for the past dozen years or so”, says the violinist. These outstanding musicians cherish the composer’s combination of relaxed lyricism and rhythmic fun and games that form the heart […]

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Stephen Hough plays Beethoven’s Five Piano Concertos with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hannu Lintu [Hyperion]

Not everybody managed five: Saint-Saëns and Prokofiev did, and Beethoven is also in the same august company, yet Mozart outdid them all. The talk, of course, is of Piano Concertos. In the case of some interpreters – Daniel Barenboim and, more recently, Jan Lisiecki spring to mind – a complete cycle of the Beethoven came

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