Leif Ove Andsnes is heading home after a highly successful tour and recording sessions which ended in Prague last night. Joining him on the journey home is the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and together they will perform Beethoven at the Bergen Festival tomorrow (Friday May 23).
This special Bergen concert…
General Anzeiger Bonn reviews the Beethoven Journey Volume II
"The effect of Andsnes’ art of interpretation is through his pure approach without dramatic over-emphasis. On the CD, his style seems calm but definitely not emotionless. His brilliant technical skill allows for a wonderfully clear and extremely nuanced performance.
Following two sold out concerts with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Leif Ove Andsnes is gearing up this week to reunite with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra for a European tour and recording sessions.
Together they will record the Emperor Concerto and Choral Fantasy live in concert in Prague before making their…
As the Beethoven Journey Volume 2 continues to reap 5 star reviews from around the globe, here are a few highlights:
Limelight Magazine, Australia
"There’s something so inviting about this second installment in Leif Ove Andses’ Beethoven Piano Concertos cycle, as if the pianist / director and ever-so-sympatico Mahler Chamber…
11.04.2014Leif Ove Andsnes will be joining an international jury for the final round of the 14th International Edvard Grieg Piano Comptetition taking place at the Grieg Hall in Bergen on 18th October.The deadline for applications is 1st May and the competiton is open to all pianists of…
The UK's BBC Music Magazine has chosen Beethoven Volume 2 as Orchestral CD of the month in its May issue.
Reviewing for the magazine Mischa Donat writes 'This second installation of Leif Ove Andsnes's 'Beethoven Journey' is no less successful than its predecessor, in which he gave admirable performances of…