4 Beethoven Piano Sonatas: Performance and Commentary

Available on Vimeo (video) and Bandcamp (audio)

Pianist Lisa Yui performs three famous sonatas by Ludwig van Beethoven ("Appassionata," "Moonlight" "Waldstein") as well as the witty sonata in F major, Op. 10 No. 2. Each work is illuminated by historical and musical information demonstrated by the artist.

 

"Lisa Yui is an exceptionally talented artist whose Aurora release offers some of the finest Beethoven playing to be heard by anyone in conjunction with highly stimulating commentary that is sure to get you to hear familiar music in a new and different light. Urgently recommended." - Fanfare

 

"Musicologist ... and renowned professor ... the Japanese-Canadian pianist Lisa Yui offers us outstanding interpretations and presentations of these sonatas." - Pianiste