Schubert – Four Impromptus, D 899Schubert – Three Piano Pieces, D 946
Beethoven – Piano Sonata no.29 in B-flat major, op.106, ‘Hammerklavier’
What a scandal, then, it is that UK immigration regulations mean that one must travel abroad to hear Sokolov (not that, for a minute, I mind being in Salzburg!) I strongly recommend a reading of this article by James Rhodes, whether or no one should agree with the contentious headline. The greatest sadness of all would perhaps be that the Prime Minister, Home Secretary, et al., will most likely never have heard of Grigory Sokolov, let alone heard him in concert.