Víkingur Ólafsson – Glass: Étude No. 5


Deutsche Grammophon



Published on 27 January 2017

Description of Víkingur Ólafsson – Glass: Étude No. 5



Víkingur Ólafsson is an up-and-coming visionary pianist not only of technical sublimity but also of remarkable entrepreneurial abilities. Ólafsson has commissioned and premiered, to date, five new piano concertos from different young composers, and has collaborated on diverse musical projects with a broad range of artists and musicians. These include conductors Vladimir Ashkenazy and Rafael Payare, as well as his compatriot Björk and composers Mark Simpson and Philip Glass. Watch Víkingur Ólafsson playing Glass: Étude No. 5, taken from his new album “Philip Glass: Piano Works”.

Composer: Philip Glass
Repertoire: Philip Glass: Étude No. 5, Philip Glass: Piano Works Artists: Víkingur Ólafsson

Place: Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavik

Director: Egill Eðvarsson
Video Producer: Egill Eðvarsson
Production Company: Icelandic Broadcasting Service (RÚV)


Víkingur Ólafsson – Glass: Étude No. 5
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