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April 13   -   Guardian

Schubert: Piano Sonatas D960 & D664 CD review – sensitivity and rapture

Javier Perianes (Harmonia Mundi)

Javier Perianes revealed to the Guardian that his most memorable live concert experience was hearing the great Romanian pianist Radu Lupu playing Schubert’s Sonata in B flat major, D960. He said he would “never forget that emotion from the very first to the very last note”. Now he has recorded the same sonata – Schubert’s last – and made his own very personal account of its huge emotional scope.

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