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Aldeburgh Festival 2014 - Christian Blackshaw

Christian Blackshaw (piano) plays at Snape Maltings for 2014's Aldeburgh Festival. Mozart: Sonata in F, K533. Beethoven: Sonata in E, Op 109. Schubert: Sonata in C minor, D958.

Live from Snape Maltings as part of the Aldeburgh Festival

Presented by Tom McKinney

Pianist Christian Blackshaw plays sonatas by Beethoven, Schubert and Mozart.

Mozart: Sonata in F K533/494
Beethoven: Sonata in E Op.109

Interval - Looking ahead to some of the highlights of this year's Aldeburgh Festival.

Schubert: Sonata in C minor D958

Three musical revolutionaries epitomised in some of their greatest piano works: Mozart's exquisite introspection and harmonic daring; Beethoven, mercurial, fluid, fleet-footed; and Schubert's imposing, impassioned defiance, the first of his titanic triptych of late works for the instrument.

The poise, clarity and character of Christian Blackshaw's playing - revelling in inner detail, illuminating and strengthening the musical architecture - ensures fresh insights into these most radical of landmarks in the piano repertoire.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Giacomo Meyerbeer

    Psalm 91 - Qui in manu Dei requiescit

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Andrew Carwood.
  • Louis Spohr

    Psalm 23 - Gott ist mein Hirt Op.85 No.2

    Singer: Margaret Feaviour. Singer: Lynette Alcántara. Singer: Andrew Murgatroyd. Singer: Andrew Rupp. Conductor: Andrew Carwood.

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