The celebrated artistry of John O'Conor returns to the Steinway label with the second volume of a continuing series of Sonatas by Haydn. "A pianist of unbounding sensitivity" (Gramophone). "He represents a vanishing tradition that favors inner expression and atmosphere over showmanship and bravura" (Chicago Tribune). "Impeccable technique and musicality... it would be hard to imagine better performances" (Sunday Times- London). "This artist has the kind of flawless touch that makes an audience gasp" (Washington Post) "Exquisite playing" (New York Times). The Irish pianist John O'Conor has been gathering wonderful reviews for his masterly playing for over forty years. He studied in his native Dublin, in Vienna with Dieter Weber, and was tutored by the legendary Wilhelm Kempff. His unanimous 1st Prize at the International Beethoven Competition in Vienna in 1973 opened the door to a career that has brought him all around the world.