Elisabeth Leonskaja (RUS)
Friday 30th August 19:00
Elisabeth Leonskaja belongs to the Russian school. In her case, that means that she studied at the conservatory in Moscow. During her time at the conservatory, Elisabeth Leonskaja won numerous prizes at large international competitions such as George Enescu, Marguerite Long and Queen Elisabeth. Her musical development has been greatly influenced by Sviatoslav Richter, her teacher and collaborator.
In 1997 Leonskaja left the Soviet Union and moved to Vienna, which also marked the start of a new and prosperous career.
Elisabeth Leonskaja’s program:
LUDVIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Piano Sonata no. 30 in E major Op. 109
Vivace. Adagio espressivo – Prestissimo – Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo
Piano Sonata no. 31 in A flat major Op. 110
Moderato cantabile, molto espressivo – Allegro molto – Adagio ma non troppo – Allegro
ma non troppo
Piano Sonata no. 32 in C minor Op. 111
Maestoso. Allegro con brio ed appassionato – Arietta. Adagio molto, semplice e cantabile