Filippo Gorini: Winner of Telekom-Beethoven Piano Competition

Music

Location

Meany Hall (Katharyn Alvord Gerlich Theater)
University of Washington Campus
Near the intersection of 15th Ave NE and NE 40th St.
Seattle, WA 98105

Italian pianist Filippo Gorini is praised for his rare intellect, temperament and vivid imagination. In 2015, he received first prize at the Telekom-Beethoven Competition in Bonn. For his Seattle debut, Gorini takes the listener on a journey from Beethoven's harmonious Sonata, Op. 110 through the folk-like melodies of Bartók's Sonata, across the cerebral landscape of Stockhausen's Klavierstück IX, and ultimately to the heights of Beethoven's last piano sonata. This is "brave, original playing for a musician of any age" (The Guardian).

Program

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110

BARTÓK: Piano Sonata BB 88 (Sz. 80)

STOCKHAUSEN: Klavierstück IX

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111

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