Regional Spotlight: Imogen Cooper, Schubert A Major Sonata

by Steve Staruch, Minnesota Public Radio
November 7, 2013

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Alfred Brendel says that Schubert "evokes the memory of Beethoven and the classical period," in his last three piano sonatas.

Imogen Cooper, a former Brendel student, revels in all of the mists of memory in these pieces but also gives Schubert a distinctive and personal voice.

Cooper's performance of the Sonata in A Major from a Frederic Chopin Society concert on Oct. 6, 2013, is in this week's Regional Spotlight.

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