Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53 'Waldstein' & Stravinsky: Three Movements from Petrushka
Hyperion Knight — pianist / Wilson Audiophile Recordings
Mastered for vinyl by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio
Plated and pressed on 200-gram vinyl at Quality Record Pressings!
Pianist Hyperion Knight was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay area. He started piano lessons at age 4 and debuted professionally at 14 in San Rafael, California, playing Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto. He earned his Bachelor of Music degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, his Master of Arts Degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and his doctorate at 22 from the same institution. Appropriate to this recording, his dissertation was on Beethoven's "Waldstein" piano sonata. In 1983 he was appointed principal pianist with the Erie Philharmonic Orchestra.