Celebrating Ludwig van Beethoven’s (245th) Birthday.
Pianist Tristan Lee returns to fortyfivedownstairs, to round off our year by celebrating Beethoven’s 245th birthday with a dazzling recital that represents three distinct periods in his life. These four sonatas, all very different in mood, show Beethoven at his most romantic, innovative, humorous and tumultuous.
Sonata Opus 90 No. 27 in E minor (1814)
Sonata Opus 27 No 1 in E flat major (1801)
Sonata Opus 27 No 2 in C sharp minor (Moonlight – 1801)
Sonata Opus 57 No 23 in F minor (Appassionata -1805)