Master Class: Robert Taub, Piano

Richard H. Shindell Choral Hall

12:35 p.m. Monday, October 31, 2016
Beethoven Piano Sonatas: how do his sketchbooks and autograph scores influence our performances?
Through examination of composers’ sketches and autograph manuscripts, one can gain insight into the creative genesis of particular works. Pianist Robert Taub will illustrate Beethoven musical sketches and autograph manuscripts and discuss ways in which they exert a critical influence on interpretation and performance, highlighting Sonatas Op. 53 Waldstein, Op. 106 Hammerklavier, and Op.109.