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Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

“A probing musical analyst as well as an interpreter of enormous technical panache and poetic nuance” (San Francisco Chronicle), Leif Ove Andsnes is “a pianist of magisterial elegance, power, and insight” (The New York Times).

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Feb 21, 2021

Video on Demand February 21-23

About the Artist

Praised for his poetic interpretations and powerful technique, the celebrated Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes is equally admired for his unaffected and engaging personality on stage and off.

“Critics have been heaping superlatives on this soft-spoken powerhouse, especially in the last few years as his repertoire has widened, his recordings have multiplied, and his quiet confidence has grown all the more commanding” (Vanity Fair).

“Andsnes has entered an elite circle of pianistic stardom,” affirms The New York Times. “When he sits in front of the keyboard…extraordinary things happen.”


Concert Program

BEETHOVEN Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 (“Pathétique”)
GRIEG From Lyric Pieces, Op. 54
             No. 1. Gjætergut (Shepherd’s Boy)
             No. 2. Gangar (Norwegian March)
             No. 3. Troldtog (March of the Trolls)
             No. 4. Notturno
DVOŘÁK From Poetic Tone Pictures, Op. 85
             No. 1   Noční cestou (Night Journey)
             No. 2    Žertem (Joking)
             No. 3    Na starém hradě (At the Old Castle)
             No. 4    Jarní (Spring)
             No. 8    Rej skřítků (Goblins’ Dance)
             No. 9    Serenáda (Serenade)
             No. 10  Bakchanale (Bacchanalia) 
             No. 13  Na Svaté hoře (At the Holy Mountain) 
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Spivey Hall Friends Virtual Event Sponsors: Frederick H. and Elizabeth M. Bliss

Spivey Hall gratefully acknowledges the generosity of the Walter and Emilie Spivey Foundation and the Charles Loridans Foundation, Inc. as 2020-21 Season Sponsors.


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