Alessio Bax, pianist

The latest recording by pianist Alessio Bax couples one of the most popular works in classical music – Beethoven’s “Moonlight” Sonata – with the “Everest” for pianists: the master’s “Hammerklavier” Sonata. Alessio Bax plays Beethoven also includes two of his own transcriptions of pieces from the composer’s The Ruins of Athens, Op. 113. This is his sixth album for Signum Classics. He shares with Angela Mitchell his journey on the Hammerklavier, the first time he heard the Moonlight Sonata, and his latest favorite recipe.