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Igor Levit, exceptional in Beethoven sonatas at Wigmore Hall / Evening Standard review

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Igor Levit proved he was premier league last night at Wigmore Hall. The outstanding cycles of Beethoven piano sonatas heard at the Wigmore Hall in recent years have been those of Andras Schiff and Paul Lewis. Now joining those artists in the premier league is the Russian–German Igor Levit, who began his cyclelast night with Beethoven's first sonata, the F minor, op.2, no.1, though his programme later ventured also into the composer's middle period.

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