Composers: Mozart
Compositions: Piano Sonatas Nos 9, 4, 1 and 6
Performers: Jean Muller
Catalogue Number:Hänssler Classic HC19074

Luxembourger Jean Muller is on a mission to restore Mozart’s 19 piano sonatas to what he considers their rightful place in the canon. “[They] are often misunderstood as rococo-like, mawkish, exclusively decorative works,” he says, challenging Schnabel’s famous quote that “Mozart is too easy for children and too difficult for adults”. Muller’s is a hard case to make in light of Uchida’s go-to Decca set of the early 2000s and the earlier Pires recordings for...