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Appassionata According to Rudolf Buchbinder

Appassionata According to Rudolf Buchbinder

2017 June 15, Thursday, 19.00
Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall (Aušros vartų st. 5), Vilnius
RUDOLF BUCHBINDER (piano, Austria)
Appassionata According to Rudolf Buchbinder

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH – English Suite No. 3 in G minor, BWV 808
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN – Piano sonata Nr. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 (Appassionata)
FRANZ SCHUBERT – Piano sonata in B flat major, D. 960

The creative career of Rudolf Buchbinder, the legendary Austrian pianist, has spanned for more than 50 years. Celebrating his 70th birthday this season this versatile artist appears in such prestigious venues as New York’s Carnegie Hall, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, the Musikverein in Vienna and the Berliner Philharmonie; tours with Berliner Philharmoniker led by Christian Thielemann and Vienna Philharmonic under the batons of Zubin Mehta and Franz Welser-Möst.

In 2007, Buchbinder has founded the Grafenegg Festival and has served as its artistic director. The pianist’s discography amounts to more than 100 CDs, many of which have won awards.He especially cherishes Beethoven’s music; the pianist has even authored a book My Beethoven – Life With the Master. Buchbinder has performed the cycle of 32 Beethoven sonatas more than 50 times! As the first pianist ever he performed all Beethoven sonatas in seven concerts within one summer season at the Salzburg Festival in 2014. He documented his striking artistic experience in an autobiography Da Capo (published in 2008).

This season Buchbinder’s concert itinerary is staggering! January–June 2017: Lille, Linz, Basel, Moscow, Vienna, New York, Naples, Shanghai, London, Lisbon, Roma, Prague, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Sankt Petersburg, Stuttgart, Barcelona, Alicante, Hannover, Cologne, Berlin, Brescia, Bergamo, Munich, Vienna, Baden-Baden, Sankt Petersburg; and Vilnius and the Vilnius Festival is slipped between Vienna and Baden-Baden. 

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