27 January 2020
By Ellie Palmer
Our 112 cover star has given some stellar concerts over the last few years.
From Beethoven to Brahms, to Haydn and back to Beethoven, Levit has cemented himself as a classical piano star. We've picked out 10 of our favourite live Igor Levit performances so far.
Grab a copy of Igor Levit's issue of Pianist here.
1. NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No 14 'Moonlight,' I. Adagio sostenuto
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No 10, II. Andante
Beethoven: Bagatelle in A minor, 'Für Elise'
2. BBC In Tune Sessions
Beethoven: Piano Sonata no.17 in D minor, Op 31 No 2, 2nd movement
3. Sony Music Entertainment Live
Bach: Goldberg Variations – Aria
4. Live in Nizhny Novgorod
Beethoven: Third Piano Concerto I
5. BBC Proms
Beethoven: Ode to Joy (Liszt's transcription)
6. Live on Medici TV
7. Sony Music Entertainment Live
Bill Evans: Peace Piece
8. Live with the Bremer Philharmoniker
Haydn: Final Keyboard Concerto No 11 in D
9. Live in Cologne, Germany
Brahms: Klavierkonzert No 1 d-moll
10. Sony Classical Entertainment Live
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14, Op 27 No 2, "Moonlight"