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Víkingur Ólafsson

Víkingur Ólafsson
Víkingur Ólafsson photo
February 24, 2022 | 8:00 PM
  • Starting at: $55.00
  • Venue: Koerner Hall
  • Series: Online Concerts, Invesco Piano 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. The program for his Koerner Hall debut includes works by Mozart and his contemporaries.

Program:
Baldassare Galuppi: Andante spiritoso from Piano Sonata No. 9 in F Minor
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo in F Major, K. 494
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Rondo II in D Minor, H. 290
Domenico Cimarosa: Sonata No. 42 in D Minor (arr. Ólafsson)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Fantasia in D Minor, K. 397 (fragment)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo in D Major, K. 485
Domenico Cimarosa: Sonata No. 55 in A Minor (arr. Ólafsson)
Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 47 in B Minor, Hob. XVI:32
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Kleine Gigue in G Major, K. 574
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 16 in C Major, K. 545 (“Sonata facile”)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Adagio in E flat Major from String Quintet No. 3 in G Minor, K. 516 (arr. Ólafsson)
Baldassare Galuppi: Larghetto from Piano Sonata No. 34 in C Minor
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C Minor, K. 457
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Adagio in B Minor, K. 540
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ave verum corpus, K. 618 (transcription Franz Liszt)