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Víkingur Ólafsson

Víkingur Ólafsson
Víkingur Ólafsson photo
February 07, 2021 | 3:00 PM
  • Starting at: $50.00
  • Venue: Koerner Hall
  • Series: Classical Concerts
  • Genre: Classical, Piano
  • Presenter: The Royal Conservatory
“Breathtakingly brilliant pianist” (Gramophone) Ólafsson has been called ​“Iceland’s Glenn Gould” by the New York Times, and was named Artist of the Year at the Gramophone Awards in 2019. His remarkable originality has made an unforgettable impact. His album Johann Sebastian Bach on Deutsche Grammophon won Best Instrumental Album and Album of the Year at the 2019 BBC Music Magazine Awards.
 
Program “pour le piano”:
 
Jean-Philippe Rameau: From Suite in E minor. RCT 2
1.     Le Rappel des Oiseaux
2.     Rigaudon I – Rigaudon II et Double
3.     Musette en rondeau. Tendrement
4.     Tambourin
5.     La Villageoise. Rondeau
6.     Gigue en Rondeau I
7.     Gigue en Rondeau II
 
Claude Debussy: Tarantelle styrienne, L. 69
Claude Debussy: “The Snow is Dancing” from Children’s Corner, L. 113
Claude Debussy: “Ondine” from Préludes, Book 2, L. 123
 
Jean-Philippe Rameau: From Suite in D Major, RCT 3
1.      Les Tendres Plaintes. Rondeau 
2.      Les Tourbillons. Rondeau 
3.      L’Entretien des Muses 
4.      La Joyeuse. Rondeau 
5.      Les Cyclopes. Rondeau 

Claude Debussy: Pour le piano, L. 95
1.      Prélude 
2.      Sarabande 
3.      Toccata 

Claude Debussy: “Bruyéres” from Préludes, Book 2, L. 123
 
Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
 

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