I used mostly my ears

a blog about music by Marc Haegeman

Alice Sara Ott’s Beethoven

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Ludwig van Beethoven:
Piano Sonata #3, Op. 2 #3
Piano Sonata #21 “Waldstein”, Op. 53
Andante favori, WoO 57
Rondo a capriccio, Op. 129

Alice Sara Ott, piano
Deutsche Grammophon 4779291 DDD

Alice Sara Ott

Alice Sara Ott plays Beethoven

Alice Sara Ott almost apologizes for documenting her encounter with Beethoven at an early point in her career. Indeed, she was only 22 at the time of this recording, although, as she continues in the liner notes of this CD, she had been studying and working on the two C major sonatas paired here for some ten years already. In any case, the result is nothing to make apologies for and her Beethoven debut on disc constitutes a welcome addition to the beginning catalog of this remarkable young pianist.
Read the full review on Classical Net

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