Celebrating Beethoven's 250th Birthday
With Lectures and Performances
Beethoven's Early Period - Piano Sonatas 1-6
Livestream from June 14, 2021 - July 6, 2021
(Series to be continued in August)
Mark Salman presented five lectures via livestream on the first six piano sonatas from Beethoven's early period (1792-1802). Mr. Salman discussed:
The work's origins
Its place among Beethoven's sonatas and other works
What makes each sonata unique
In-depth analysis of the form and construction of each sonata
Insights into performance and interpretative issues
Following each lecture was be a performance of the discussed sonata(s), previously video-recorded in Mr. Salman's studio.
For those unable to attend live, the links to lectures and performances are available on the website for continued viewing.
Monday, June 14, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
Introduction, and Sonata No. 1 in F Minor Op. 2#1
Saturday, June 19, 7:30 pm
Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 2#2, and Sonata No. 3 in C Major, Op. 2#3
Monday, June 21, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
Sonata No. 4 in E-flat Major, Op. 7
Monday, June 28, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
Sonata No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 10#1
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
Sonata No. 6 in F Major, Op. 10#2
The series will be continued in August. Stay tuned for details.
View the livestreams and performances from here or by using the "View Lectures / Performance" button below.
Performance videos will be available the day prior to the related lecture.
Feel free to donate as you can.
Suggested donation of $20 per session.
Beethoven in 1796, age 26