Jonathan Biss, piano

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 7:30 pm
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

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About This Performance

Beethoven “represents a kind of holy grail: his music has an intensity, rigor, and profundity which keep us in its thrall, and it is perhaps unequalled in the interpretive, technical, and even spiritual challenges it poses,” says Jonathan Biss. In the conclusion of our Beethoven sonata cycle, he applies his prodigious technique, artistic maturity, and eloquence to five more LVB masterworks, culminating in the triumphant and ecstatic radiance of Op. 110.

Beethoven: Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 26, Funeral March
Beethoven: Sonata in F Major, Op. 54
Beethoven: Sonata in C Major, Op. 53, Waldstein
Beethoven: Sonata in B-flat Major, Op. 22
Beethoven: Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 110

The Artist(s)

Jonathan Biss, piano
Jonathan Biss is a world-renowned pianist who shares his deep musical curiosity with classical music lovers in the concert hall and beyond. Over the course of two decades on the concert stage he has forged relationships with the New York Philharmonic; the Philadelphia, Cleveland, and Philharmonia orchestras; the Boston, Chicago, and Swedish Radio symphony orchestras; and the Leipzig Gewandhaus,… Read More


Jonathan Biss discusses Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 11, Opus 22
Piano Master Class with Jonathan Biss: Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110
Pre-Concert Lecture

With Jeffrey Kallberg at 6:30 pm