Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Canadian Pianist Luke Welch Releases CD "The Return: Beethoven and Schumann"

The Return: Beethoven and Schumann
Luke Welch

The Return: Beethoven and Schumann
This album by pianist Luke Welch entitled The Return: Beethoven and Schumann represent his third professional release in addition to The Universal Language and Crossing Borders which features works by Ludwig van Beethoven – including his famous “Funeral March” Sonata in A-flat major Op. 26 and two Rondos Op. 51 – as well as Robert Schumann’s Faschingsschwank aus Wien (Carnival Jest from Vienna), Op. 26. Recorded in Cologne, Germany, this program sets the perfect balance of contrasts between classical and romantic repertoire and exemplifies the artistry and brilliance of these two great composers. The album officially released on Friday, February 15, 2019, and is available in compact disc edition at lukewelch.ca/shop as well as digital format on CD Baby at https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/lukewelch7.

The program includes:
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 12 in A-flat Major, Op. 26
Ludwig van Beethoven: Rondo in C Major, Op. 51 No. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven: Rondo in G Major, Op. 51 No. 2
Robert Schumann: Carnival Jest from Vienna (Faschingsschwank aus Wien), Op. 26

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