Heroische Variationen


P.L. Aimard sitzend, am Steinway Pierre-Laurent Aimard brings Beethoven and Chopin, the heroes of 19th century piano music, to life with heroic variations and a heroic polonaise. 


What to expect

Ludwig van Beethoven: Eroica-Variations  
Frédéric Chopin: Two last etudes, Polonaise Fantasy, Polonaise in A flat major, „Héroïque“ etc.  

Duration: around 70 minutes without a break


Prices: EUR 22 / 44 / 66

U27 (for all under 27) & Ö1 Intro: 50 % reduction
Ö1 Club & Standard Abo: 10 % reduction

Pierre-Laurent Aimard


The musical sphere of the star pianist from Lyon is boundless. Discovered by Olivier Messiaen at the age of twelve, he has worked with contemporaries such as Boulez, Stockhausen and Ligeti. But his reinterpretations of works by Bach, Mozart and Beethoven also have worldwide reference status.


the heroes of piano music.

Hero variations and a heroic polonaise: Pierre-Laurent Aimard plays Beethoven and Chopin, the heroes of 19th-century piano music. Both lived in exile, far from their occupied homeland. Both composed music on the theme of the wars of their time, tumultuous and urgent appeals to humanity.