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Beethoven Piano Sonata Marathon: The Complete Video Archive

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WQXR's Beethoven Piano Sonata Marathon, which took place in The Greene Space on Nov. 20, featured a lineup which spanned a range of personalities and national schools. It included the flamboyant individualists Evan Shinners and Timothy Andres; the Russian powerhouses Daria Rabotkina and Natasha Paremski; and the Chinese up-and-comers Qi Xu and Yuchong Wu. Some, including Jeremy Denk, Jonathan Biss and Alessio Bax, are already boldface names on the international concert circuit; others are on their way.

We've posted all 32 performances from the marathon below. The videos are presented in two hour blocks just as the program was performed. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part One

Marina Radiushina – Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 2, No. 1
Hyung Min Suh – Sonata No. 4 in E-flat Major, Op. 7, “Grand Sonata”
Philip Edward Fisher – Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Op. 14, No. 2
Evan Shinners – Sonata No. 11 in B-flat Major, Op. 22
Alessio Bax – Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13, “Pathétique”


Part Two

Daria Rabotkina – Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2
Michael Brown – Sonata No. 15 in D Major, Op. 28, “Pastoral”
Michael Brown – Sonata No. 22 in F Major, Op. 54
Inon Barnatan – Sonata No. 27 in E Minor, Op. 90
Qi Xu – Sonata No. 25 in G Major, Op. 79
Alessio Bax – Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110


Part Three

Ching-Yun Hu – Sonata No. 3 in C Major, Op. 2, No.3
Yuchong Wu – Sonata No. 19 in G Minor, Op. 49, No. 1
Yuchong Wu – Sonata No. 20 in G Major, Op. 49, No. 2
Inon Barnatan – Sonata No. 6 in F Major, Op. 10, No.2
Benjamin Hochman – Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata”
Ching-Yun Hu – Sonata No. 28 in A Major, Op. 101


Part Four

Benjamin Hochman – Sonata No. 7 in D Major, Op. 10, No.3
Valentina Lisitsa – Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2, “Moonlight”
Drew Petersen – Sonata No. 16 in G Major, Op. 31, No. 1
Timothy Andres – Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, “Waldstein”
Steven Beck – Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109


Part Five

Louis Schwizgebel – Sonata No. 9 in E Major, Op. 14, No. 1
Jonathan Biss – Sonata No. 12 in A-flat Major, Op. 26, “Funeral March”
Joyce Yang – Sonata No. 18 in E-flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3, “The Hunt”
Timonthy Andres – Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp Major, Op. 78, “A Thérèse”
Jeremy Denk – Sonata No. 29 in B-flat Major, Op. 106, “Hammerklavier”


Part Six

Jonathan Biss – Sonata No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 10, No. 1
David Kaplan – Sonata No. 13 in E-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 1, “Quasi una Fantasia”
Natasha Paremski – Sonata No. 17 in D Minor, Op. 31, No. 2, “Tempest”
Louis Schwizgebel – Sonata No. 26 in E-flat Major, Op. 81a, “Les adieux”
Jeremy Denk – Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111