Jonathan Biss - Piano Works

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Label: EMI
Catalog: 85894
Format: CD

Jonathan Biss - Piano

Beethoven: Fantasie op. 77; Klaviersonate Nr. 23 Schumann: Davidsbündlertänze

The 23-year-old American pianist Jonathan Biss has already proven that he is an exceptional musician with a growing international reputation, which he has earned through numerous orchestral performances, recital evenings and chamber music concerts in Europe and North America. His repertoire ranges from Mozart and Beethoven, to Janácek and Schoenberg, to works by contemporary composers. On his debut CD presented here, he combines Schumann's Davidsbündlertänze with Beethoven's Fantasie op. 77 and the "Appassionata" Jonathan Biss is the first and so far only American pianist to be accepted into the BBC's two-year "New Artist Generation" program. He also recently received the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award 2003