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Fliter plays Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven:
Piano Sonata #8 “Pathétique”, Op. 13
Piano Sonata #17 “Tempest”, Op. 31 #2
Piano Sonata #23 “Appassionata” in F minor, Op. 57

Ingrid Fliter, piano
EMI 094573-2 DDD

Ingrid Fliter

Fliter plays Beethoven Sonatas

To many music lovers the name of Ingrid Fliter still won’t ring much of a bell. Yet 38-year old Argentinian-born Ingrid Fliter isn’t exactly a newcomer in the field. Noted by Martha Argerich early on, Fliter struck silver in the 2000 Frédéric Chopin Warsaw Competition before the 2006 Gilmore Artist Award, a prestigious non-competition award made to an outstanding pianist deemed worthy of a global career, put her even more on the map. That same year she was signed by EMI and while her first two discs were all-Chopin (Complete Waltzes 98351-2 and Barcarolle, Mazurkas, etc. 14899-2, consolidating her reputation as a specialist of that composer, her most recent CD groups three of Beethoven’s most famous piano sonatas.