Sonata No. 1 in C major, K. 279
Sonata No. 2 in F major, K 280
I. Allegro assai
Sonata No. 3 in B-flat major, K. 281
II. Andante amoroso
III. Rondo (allegro)
Sonata No. 4 in E-flat major, K. 282
II. Menuetto I-II
About the Artist
For over two decades, pianist Luis Sanchez has maintained an active career as soloist, collaborative artist, and teacher. He has appeared in concerts in the United States, South America, Europe, and Asia. He is currently Associate Professor of Piano and Head of Keyboard Studies at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Dr. Sanchez joined the Steinway Artist Roster in 2012.
Equally at home with the fortepiano and the modern piano, Dr. Sanchez pursued further studies in fortepiano and XVIII century performance practice with Malcolm Bilson, Andrew Willis, and Liv Glaser (Oslo, Norway). In 2012, he was commissioned to write an article on Phil Belt (American builder of fortepianos) for the New Grove Dictionary of American Music and Early Music America.
Born in Argentina, Dr. Sanchez holds degrees from the National Conservatory of Music “Carlos López Buchardo” and Ball State University. His teachers include Ana Litovsky-Grunwald, Graciela Beretervide, Robert Palmer, and Rebecca Penneys. Dr. Sanchez’s CD “A Piano Recital” is available on www.cdbaby.com, www.amazon.com, and can be downloaded on ITunes.
For additional information and engagements, follow him on Facebook and Twitter or visit www.sanchezpianist.com.
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