Jonathan Biss

Jonathan Biss is an American pianist and writer.

The reasons Beethoven is my man of the year

I could have predicted that music would be the thing to sustain me in this strange, often traumatic year: it can be thrilling or consoling, aspirational or confessional, as the situation requires. It has so much to say about loneliness and, in spite or because of that, can make you feel much less lonely. And