George Li plays Beethoven and Liszt
Verbier Festival 2017
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Among the young star pianists featured at the 2017 Verbier Festival is the talented George Li. He presents a recital that brings together some of the most beautiful pages Beethoven and Liszt ever wrote.
The American pianist begins with Beethoven's Piano Sonatas Nos. 6 and 23; the latter sonata is the famous "Appassionata", described by the writer Romain Rolland as a "torrent of fire in a bed of granite." Next come two excerpts from Liszt's celebrated Années de pèlerinage, and then his Réminiscences de Don Juan, a musical paraphrase of Mozart's opera Don Giovanni.
Made possible by the support of the Tabor Foundation.
Photo: George Li © Aline Paley