Yu Kosuge

Beethoven MO-DE

On this website, you can follow pianist Yu Kosuge’s challenge of performing all existing compositions by Beethoven with piano.

Now that I finished the recording and cycle of all Beethoven Sonatas, I realized this wasn’t a goal but a new beginning. Every time I play his piece, there is a new discovery, and makes me hungry to learn more about him. So I would like to continue this journey with you and play not only all his solo works, but also chamber music and songs, heading towards Beethoven’s 250th anniversary in 2020. I call this project Beethoven MO-DE.

MO-DE is a Japanese word which describes a “shrine visit” but also means to “pay respect”. In this project I would like to “visit” every piece I play with great respect to Beethoven.

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy. Music is the electrical soil in which the spirit lives, thinks and invents.

Ludwig van Beethoven

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Beethoven MO-De Live 2018

08/12/2018
16:00
Rokkatei Fukinoto Hall
Sapporo

Sonatas Op. 17, Op. 69 1. Mov. (Erstfassung), Op. 69, Op. 102-2 and Variations WoO46 for Cello and Piano Cello: Danjulo Ishizaka
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09/12/2018
15:00
Mahora Hall
Miharu

Sonatas Op. 17, Op. 69 1. Mov. (Erstfassung), Op. 69, Op. 102-2 and Variations WoO46 for Cello and Piano Cello: Danjulo Ishizaka
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11/12/2018
19:00
Kagoshima

Sonatas Op. 17, Op. 69 1. Mov. (Erstfassung), Op. 69, Op. 102-2 and Variations WoO46 for Cello and Piano Cello: Danjulo Ishizaka
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14/12/2018
18:30
Civic Hall
Hitachi

Sonatas Op. 17, Op. 69 1. Mov. (Erstfassung), Op. 69, Op. 102-2 and Variations WoO46 for Cello and Piano Cello: Danjulo Ishizaka
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