10 stunning live Igor Levit performances

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By Ellie Palmer

27 January 2020

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

Rzewski's Variations

 

 

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"