A beautiful organizing principle for a recital, and beautifully executed. Excerpted from a 2008 concert are Haydn's Sonata in E-flat Major, Hob. XVI, 52, Beethoven's Sonata No. 32, Op. 111, and Frank Martin's Fantasia on Flamenco Rhythms (dedicated by the composer to the pianist).
"Badura-Skoda's affectionately romantic approach [is] totally opposed to everything suggested by the word glib."—Gramophone