Concert Pianist, Pierre - Laurent Aimard, joins Yulia Chaplina to talk about Beethoven as part of our new series, celebrating his life and work for his 250th anniversary.
Pierre-Laurent Aimard is widely acclaimed as a key figure in the music of our time and as a uniquely significant interpreter of piano repertoire from every age.
In 2017 he was awarded the International Ernst von Siemens Music Prize in recognition of a life devoted to the service of music.
Aimard’s 2019/20 programme focus, “Beethoven and the Avant-Garde”, is a tour de force of pianistic discoveries which transcends traditional boundaries.
Enjoy tonight’s programme as Yulia and Aimard discuss the drama of Beethoven’s music and watch Aimard perform Beethoven’s Klaviersonate f-Moll op. 57(»Appassionata«) here:
Read more about Pierre – Laurent Aimard here: https://pierrelaurentaimard.com/about/
Dubbed ‘impressively virtuosic with terrific control and powerful playing’ by The Classical Reviewer, ''...intense and full of energy' by Presto International and ''one to watch" by the International Piano Magazine, host Yulia Chaplina is the winner of 7 international piano competitions. Find out more about Yulia here: www.yuliachaplina.com