A Tour through the Piano Masters, with Rafał Blechacz
Sunday, April 26, 2020
On WCRB In Concert with the Celebrity Series of Boston, the Polish pianist navigates a collection of works by some of the great piano masterminds in history, including Mozart, Beethoven, and Chopin.
Recorded April 11, 2018 at the Longy School of Music at Bard College.
Rafał Blechacz, piano
MOZART Rondo in A minor, K. 511
MOZART Piano Sonata in A minor, K. 310
BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 28 in A, Op. 101
SCHUMANN Piano Sonata No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
CHOPIN Mazurkas, Op. 24
CHOPIN Polonaise in A-flat, Op. 53
This concert is no longer available on-demand.
Rafał Blechacz tells WCRB's Brian McCreath what makes the opening works by Mozart so different from the composer's other music, how his own history with the pipe organ informs his interpretations on piano, and the importance of Chopin in his musical life: