BEETHOVEN: PIANO WORKS
The distinguished pianist Grigoris Ioannou performs works by Ludwig van Beethoven as part of the 2020 GNO Alternative Stage Piano Festival, which was dedicated to Beethoven’s piano music. The program also includes the works Prolegomena to L. v. Beethoven’s Op. 111 by Alexandros Spyrou and The End of the Night by Nikolas Anadolis, both commissioned by the GNO Alternative Stage.
The 2020 Piano Festival of the GNO Alternative Stage, a great celebration for the “king of the instruments”, returned for a fourth consecutive year with a unique tribute to Beethoven’s piano music, on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of his birth. Ten celebrated Greek pianists in five evening recitals and four emerging soloists in afternoon concerts featured the great German composer’s 32 piano sonatas.
Filmed at the GNO Alternative Stage at the SNFCC on 31 October 2020.
In collaboration with the
The "2020 PIANO FESTIVAL OF THE GNO ALTERNATIVE STAGE" is part of the framework of the Act "GREEK NATIONAL OPERA ALTERNATIVE STAGE FESTIVAL PRODUCTIONS" (MIS 5004053), under the code 2017ΕΠΑ08510107, co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and by national funds.
Prolegomena to L. v. Beethoven’s Op. 111
The End of the Night
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106 (Hammerklavier)
II. Scherzo: Assai vivace
III. Adagio sostenuto
IV. Introduzione: Largo… – Fuga: Allegro risoluto
Grigoris Ioannou (piano)