The New York Times interviews Leif Ove Andsnes on the day that his new recording of Chopin is released:
According to Leif Ove Andsnes, some piano classics can survive bad performances. The greatness of Beethoven and Brahms come through no matter what. Not so much with Chopin.
Leif Ove Andsnes' new album of Chopin is launched today on Sony Classical and the first revews have already started coming in:Radio Classique: "Andsnes brings to Chopin his unique sensitivity, a combination of modesty and introspective virtuosity.” …
Leif Ove plays Chopin on new Sony release; Schumann, Bartók and Janáček on European and North American solo recital tour
Leif Ove Andsnes, “a pianist of magisterial elegance, power and insight” (New York Times), kicks off his 2018-19 season with Sony Classical’s release on September 7 of Chopin: Ballades & Nocturnes, his first recording of the composer’s music in more than a decade. In recital,…