Classical Conversations

Shai Wosner: Schubert in the Age of Covid-19

Shai Wosner

Pianist Shai Wosner has garnered a reputation for digging beneath the surface of his musical subjects to reveal hidden treasures and insightful connections. In his latest recording of Piano Sonatas by Franz Schubert, Shai explores the melancholy nature of the famously elusive composer – and how the music reveals the vast depth of Schubert's artistry found in his keyboard works, especially the final sonatas. In this conversation, Shai reflects on the sonatas found in this album and how they connect to the current situation, as the performing arts community struggles with the isolation imposed by the global coronavirus pandemic.

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