As we’re taking a look at ‘Love at First Listen’ stories, here’s one from someone whose entire life changed after hearing not one, but a set of thirty-two works for piano. It’s Canadian pianist Stewart Goodyear, whose career path was decided after he heard the sonatas by Beethoven. He was only three or four years old, but desperately wanted a multi-LP box set of the complete set after hearing them, and made the decision then and there to become a musician.
KDFC's The State of the Arts
The Bay Area has some of the world’s best-known performing arts organizations and cultural offerings. Each day, Jeffrey Freymann showcases activities, concerts, soloists and ensembles coming through the area.