Saturday, May 28th
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Piano Sonata No. 8 in A minor
Sviatoslav Richter (1915-1997), live
Artur Schnabel (1882-1951), 1939
Dinu Lipatti (1917-1950), live, France (Besancon), 1950
The A minor sonata is the first of only two Mozart piano sonatas in a minor key . . . It was written in one of the most tragic times of his life: his mother had just died.