Tom Beghin recital

Datum en locatie

5 juli 2018
20:00 - 22:00
Orpheus Institute

Recital by Tom Beghin

Event5 juli 2018

Werken van Beethoven (Grande sonate Op. 53, “Waldstein”) en Steibelt (Caprice Op. 24 No. 3 and Grande sonate Op. 64)

Recital in het Orpheus Instituut in het programma van de Historical Piano Summer Academy 2018.

Steibelt produced great effect with his tremulandos. Beethoven improvised in such a manner that Steibelt left the room.
From the report of Ferdinand Ries of a duel between the two pianists in Vienna in the Spring of 1800

Daniel Steibelt (1765-1823)

   Caprice in G Major, Op. 24 No. 3 (1795)


   Grande sonate in G Major, Op. 64 (before 1807)

        Cantabile: con espressione

        Tempo di Menuetto: Scherzando

        Adagio: Fantasia

        Pastorale Allegretto: legato

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

   Prelude in E Minor, from the Andante con moto of his Fourth Piano Concerto, Op. 58 (1804)

   Grande sonate in C Major, Op. 53 (“Waldstein”; 1803-04)

        Allegro con brio

        Andante: Grazioso con moto (WoO 57)

        Introduzione: Adagio molto - Rondo: Allegretto moderato

Tom Beghin, pianoforte

Instrument: replica of Beethoven’s Erard piano (Paris, 1803), by Chris Maene (Ruiselede, 2016)

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Tom Beghin

Tom Beghin, a leading fortepianist and artistic researcher, has been praised for his eloquence and originality. With classicist Sander Goldberg he coedited Haydn and the Performance of Rhetoric, winner of the 2009 American Musicological Society Ruth A. Solie Award. His monograph The Virtual Haydn: Paradox of a Twenty-First-Century Keyboardist (University of Chicago Press, 2015) followed his monumental recording of the complete solo Haydn (Naxos 2009/2011). The year 2017 saw the birth of Inside the Hearing Machine, an amalgam of publications on Beethoven’s late piano sonatas and the perspective of deafness (CD, documentary film, essays, website; see An alumnus of the historically informed performance doctoral program at Cornell University, Tom first taught at UCLA and since 2003 has been associate professor at McGill University. He currently is a senior researcher and principal investigator of a research cluster at the Orpheus Institute in Ghent, Belgium, titled Declassifying the Classics, which focuses on the intersections of historical technologies and performance.

Foto: Johan Vanbrabant