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Artur Pizarro - The Beethoven Sonata Cycle
Click on the speaker icons below to listen to an interview which Artur Pizarro gave to bbc.co.uk/radio3 recently.
Do you think that the Concerti are more of a challenge than the Sonatas?
On the reasoning behind spacing the London concerts over a year
Why did you chose to perform the Sonatas in a certain order?
Do you think any of the Sonatas are unjustly neglected?
How central is the music of Beethoven in your repertoire?
Are there particular challenges in Beethoven that aren't found with other composers' music?
Is it hard to still convey a sense of the extreme in music which is now so well-known?
What advice would you give to someone coming to Beethoven's music for the first time?
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Introduction to the Sonatas
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