Masterworks Concert 68 with James Lisney, piano
British pianist James Lisney explores the notion of Late Style through the lens of four composers who are particularly close to his heart - Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert and Chopin, whose late music is uplifting, communicative and of enduring appeal.
These extraordinary works demonstrate that lateness is not just about temporal maturity but is also an attitude of mind; here there is the sense of a life lived with intensity, that time is of the essence....
Joseph Haydn – Piano Sonata in C major, Hob.XVI:50
Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata no.30 in E major, Op.109
Frédéric Chopin – Nocturnes, Op.62
Franz Schubert – Piano Sonata no.19 in C minor, D.958