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Konstantin Lifschitz
Konstantin Lifschitz was born in 1976 in Kharkov. At the age ...

The Immortal 32: Lifschitz's Beethoven Cycle Programme VII

24 Sep 2017Sun3:30PM

盡窺堂奧:列夫席茲的貝多芬鋼琴奏鳴曲 VII 

This event is part of the Complete Cycle of Beethoven's Piano Sonatas.

 

Grand Hall

Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre
Centennial Campus
The University of Hong Kong

 

Tickets

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HKU Discounts:  Students $50  |  Staff 15% off
Valid HKU student / staff card required upon purchase
at URBTIX outlets and entry to venue

Concession tickets are also available. Discounts cannot
be combined.

Programme

Piano Sonata No. 27 in E minor, Op. 90
Piano Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101
Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106, 'Hammerklavier'


Opp. 90, 101 and 106 were composed during a period (1812-1818) when Beethoven was facing increasing deafness, an unrequited love, as well as a lawsuit over the custody of his nephew Karl. Such predicaments did not hinder him from developing a more sophisticated musical language, as can be seen in the complex form and increasingly contrapuntal texture of Op. 101 and the 'Hammerklavier' Sonata (Op. 106). The unprecedented harmonic design of the latter supports its unpredictable emotional progression, exploding with grievous indignation at one time and lingering with sweet poignancy at another.
 


  • For ages 6+
  • Approximately 1.5 hours with an intermission
  • Guests are advised to arrive punctually. 
  • No latecomers will be admitted until a suitable break in the programme.
  • Programmes and artists are subject to change.

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