This is a program featuring some of Beethoven's greatest piano works, in celebration of the 250th anniversary of his Birth. A native of Ukraine, Sophia Agranovich is an internationally acclaimed soloist, chamber musician, recording artist, and educator. Sophia Agranovich is "a bold, daring pianist in the tradition of the Golden Age Romantics... A tigress of the keyboard" - Fanfare. Her performances are captivating audiences by the "orison of uncommon beauty" - Audiophile, "the extraordinary dramatic urgency", "the ideal balance she achieves between the intellectual and the emotional" - Fanfare, "interpretation that dares to be different", "magnificent shading and superior musicianship" - American Record Guide. Her previous releases for Centaur have been met with wide critical acclaim.