No longer an insider’s tip, Michael Korstick’s Beethoven
cycle received euphoric reviews right from the start.
Korstick’s approach, which combines uncompromising
faithfulness to the printed text with temperament
and pianistic brilliance, inspires, polarizes and sets
On Volume 4, Michael Korstick performs the
three sonatas from opus 10, which represent the classical
sonata at its highest level, as well as the Sonata
opus 13, the “Grande Sonate Pathétique”, which
marked a breakthrough in Beethoven’s philosophy
and a change of direction toward the romantic era.