Piano Sonata Op. 27, No. 2 (Moonlight)
Unstern: sinistre, disastro, S. 208
Paul Lewis' inspired work at the piano has been lauded for its keen emotional sensitivity and profound interpretive finesse. A protégé of Alfred Brendel, Lewis shares his mentor's affinity for Austro-German repertoire, revealing the melancholy beauty of Schubert, and the emotional ambiguity of Beethoven with a "fine balance of Olympian poise and emotional engagement" (Chicago Tribune).
Program notes are available approximately one week before the performance.
UC Berkeley's Hertz Hall, the intimate and inviting concert venue at the heart of the campus, will be home this season to some of Cal Performances' most unforgettable musical experiences. Combining exciting repertoire and exquisite performances by some of today's most acclaimed musicians, Hertz Hall is the perfect setting to enjoy sublime music-making.