Verbier Festival 2013: Evgeny Kissin Plays Haydn And Beethoven
The Verbier Festival is arguably one of the most prestigious classical music events in the world. The quality of the participating artists as well as the originality of the programmes has established the festival as a culminating point in the music season. This series of TV programmes by Idéale Audience present the highlights of the 20th edition of the Verbier Festival. A true star of the Russian piano, Evgeny Kissin is a regular guest of the Verbier Festival where he has performed many times since the very first edition in 1994. In this exceptional programme, Haydn’s Piano Sonata No.32, Op.111 give Kissin the opportunity to show hisperfect virtuosity, the lyricism of his interpretation but also his phenomenal charisma for which he has ever since his childhood been considered as one of the greatest artists of his generation.
Haydn: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, Hob.XVI.49 Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.32 in C minor, Op.111 Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice: Melody