Few musicians match Ólafsson for creative flair
-BBC Music Magazine
Possessing a rare combination of passionate musicality, explosive virtuosity, and intellectual curiosity, pianist Víkingur Ólafsson has been heralded “Iceland’s Glenn Gould” by the New York Times (Anthony Tommasini, August 2017). Before lighting up the international scene in 2016, Víkingur won all the major prizes in his native country, including the Order of the Falcon, four Musician of the Year prizes at the Icelandic Music Awards, and the Icelandic Optimism Prize.
Bach, Aria Variata alla maniera Italiana BWV 989
Bach, Prelude and Fugue in D major BWV 850
Bach (trans. Marcello), Concerto in D minor BWV 974
Bach, Prelude and Fugue in E minor BWV 855
Bach (trans. Rachmaninoff), Gavotte (from Violin Partita in E major) BWV 1006
Bach, Invention No 15 in B minor BWV 786
Bach, Sinfonia No 15 in B minor BWV 801
Bach (trans. Siloti), Prelude in B minor
Bach, Fantasia and Fugue in A minor BWV 904
Glass, Etudes No. 9, 2, 3, 5, and 6
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Friday November 02, 2018
$25 & $35
The Folly Theater
300 West 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105
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