Beethoven – 7 Bagatelles, Op. 33
Beethoven – 32 Variations C minor WoO 80
Beethoven – Rondo G major Op. 129 “Rage over the lost penny”
Schubert – Sonata B flat major, Opus post. D 960
Vesselin Stanev in Varna Again
Passionate about being truthful to the legacy of greatest composers, the pianist Vesselin Stanev always presents remarkable, intelligently constructed programs with string inner logic and links between the pieces. This concert is not an exception, it combines Beethoven and Schubert in a way that will make you remember it. Born in Varna, Vesselin Stanev had studied first in Sofia and then had three musical stops in some of the music centres of the world where he learnt from the best – in Moscow with Dmitry Bashkirov, in Paris with Alexis Weissenberg and in London with Peter Feuchtwanger. There are awards from international competitions such as Tchaikovsky and Long/Thibaut among his musical achievements, He has been recording for Sony Classics, RCA etc. Critique describes deep knowledge, brilliant technique, perfection, maturity in his recitals. The charming 7 Bagatelles by Beethoven, followed by his Variations op. 32 that show composer’s homage to the baroque traditions and Schubert’s epic Sonata in B Flat major with its dramatic sense of finality – this is the musical invitation by Vesselin Stanev.