Hear a clip from Maurizio Pollini’s new Beethoven recording

The Italian pianist completes his Beethoven cycle with the Opp. 31 & 49 sonatas


This recording completes Maurizio Pollini’s cycle of Beethoven’s 32 piano sonatas on DG, a collection that has been 40 years in the making. Previous discs in the cycle have garnered praise in BBC Music Magazine for displaying ‘mastery’ and ‘dazzling pianism’.

Listen to an extract from the third movement of Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2, ‘The Tempest’.

Look out for a review of Pollini’s recording of Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas Opp. 31 & 49 in an upcoming issue of BBC Music Magazine




Review: Beethoven Sonatas Op. 2 (Pollini)

The Pollini Project at the Southbank (2011)


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