Sokolov Plays Schubert, Beethoven, Brahms

For me, there is an amazing purity and honesty about the playing of Grigory Sokolov. I have to say that I actually dont much care what he is playing, because I already know that I will be thrilled.

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On this DVD, we hear Grigory Sokolov as he performed Live at the Berlin Philharmonie. He played the following selections:

Beethoven:

  • Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106 ‘Hammerklavier’

Brahms:

  • Intermezzo in B flat minor, Op. 117 No. 2

Rameau:

  • Les tendres plaintes
  • Pi├Ęces de Clavecin 1724: Les Tourbillons
  • Les Cyclopes
  • La follette
  • Les Sauvages

Schubert:

  • 4 Impromptus, D899
  • Klavierst├╝cke (3), D946

This completely sold out concert took place on 5 June 2013 in the Philaharmonie Berlin, which is known for its exquisite acoustics.

Here is Grory Sokolov performing the music of Bach:

 

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