Lecture Recitals and Master Classes
Paul Roberts’ master classes and public lectures immerse the listeners in a magical world of images and ideas . . . His communicative abilities, whether as performer, writer or teacher, are without equal.
Harold Gray, Portland Piano International
In July 2021 he was invited to give a week of master classes at the International Piano Foundation Theo and Petra Lieven, in Vienna.
Among the many subjects he covers are Beethoven Sonatas (Opus 53 ‘Waldstein’, Opus 109 and Opus 111), Spanish Piano Music (Falla, Albeniz, and the Spanish works of Ravel and Debussy), and Ravel's Miroirs . His current lecture-recitals on Liszt coincide with his work on his forthcoming book Reading Franz Liszt: Revealing the Poetry Behind the Music
- Liszt the First Celebrity
- Liszt and Goethe: the B minor Sonata
- The Allure of Italy: Liszt and Petrarch
- Années de pèlerinage: A travel diary in music