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42. Schubert Sonata in A Major: Imogen Cooper

19 October 2019, 17:15 - 18:00


Concert

Chamber Music Early Evening


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In his penultimate piano sonata, the Sonata in A major D959, Schubert uses some of his most positive and uplifting music to frame a slow movement of shocking grief and desperate anger.

A Day Pass is available for the whole 'Schubert and (Im)mortality' day for £90, giving access to the full study day and all concerts.

Watch Imogen Cooper play Schubert's Hungarian Melody D817:


Artist Portrait

Imogen Cooper

Imogen Cooper

Pianist

Regarded as one of the finest interpreters of Classical and Romantic repertoire, Imogen Cooper is internationally renowned for her virtuosity and lyricism. Recent and future concerto performances include the Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle, Sydney Symphony with Simone Young and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra with Thomas Dausgaard. This season she will perform lieder recitals with Mark Padmore, including at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and a series of solo recitals at the Wigmore Hall in London, focussing on Haydn and... Read Full Biography

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