Beethoven’s Piano Symposium

Session I

Jeremy Yudkin, Introduction

Lewis Lockwood, Greeting

Richard Kramer, “Beethoven’s Inner Clavichord”

Peter Sykes, clavichord, lecture/demonstration, Beethoven’s Op. 10, No. 3, second movement (“Largo e mesto”)

Sylvia Berry and Bobby Giglio, instruments from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

David Breitman, “A Well-Tempered Beethoven”

Tom Beghin, documentary film extracts, “Beethoven’s French Piano,” followed by virtual appearance

Kenneth Drake (with Jun-Hee Han), comparison between Broadwood piano and Walter fortepiano (Op. 31 No. 2 and Op. 110), video and talk


Session II

Yi-heng Yang, clavichord, Performance of Haydn, Keyboard Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI: 48, L. 58

Ann Schaefer, “Pedaling Effects in Beethoven’s Music”

Sylvia Berry, fortepiano (Walter), “A Young Virtuoso and His First Vehicle: Beethoven and the Five-octave Viennese Fortepiano”

Robert Levin, Lecture/Demonstration, “Improvisation in Beethoven’s Piano Music”

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