This performance premiered on Friday, February 19 (pre-recorded in Zürich, Switzerland) and is available for on-demand viewing until Thursday, February 25 at 7:00 PM EST.
A longtime favorite of Series audiences, the consistently astounding Sir András Schiff returns for his first Celebrity Series digital recital and eighth appearance on the Series.
Johann Sebastian Bach Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903
Ludwig Van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Opus 31 no. 2 "Tempest"
Johann Sebastian Bach Capriccio on the Departure of his Beloved Brother, BWV 992
Ludwig Van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-flat Major, Opus 81a "The Farewell"
Robert Schumann Arabeske in C major, Opus 18
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“To attend an András Schiff recital is to enter a secular temple to music.”The Washington Post
“He is tireless and seemingly infallible, and his playing is window-clear. Listening to Schiff play is like looking into a running stream and seeing all the colorful, round pebbles beneath the water.”San Jose Mercury