Mozart

Piano Sonatas Nos. 11, 17 and 18

Menahem Pressler Mozart piano onatas

‘In Pressler’s hands, the slow movement has a limpid quality that makes it infinitely affecting. Scarcely less beautiful in its atmosphere of warmth is the minuet from the famous Turkish Rondo Sonata No. 11; and in the ‘crossed-hands’ variation of the same sonata’s opening movement, Pressler’s use of the sustaining pedal invokes a music-box’ Misha Donat

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Mozart

Piano Sonatas Nos. 11, 17 and 18

Menahem Pressler (piano)

La Dolce Volta LDV19

Read the rest of this review in the June 2015 issue of BBC Music Magazine

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