When most of us get into an elevator, we find ourselves looking straight ahead, listening to the rush of the elevator, waiting to exit. When Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes entered his hotel elevator in Sao Paulo, Brazil, what he heard was Beethoven. "And every time I…
Leif Ove Andsnes Continues “Beethoven Journey,” Heading West for Concerts with Los Angeles Phil & Gustavo Dudamel October 4-7On the heels of lavishly praised, season-opening concerts with the New York Philharmonic – as well as winning his sixth Gramophone Award – the celebrated Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes continues his multi-season “Beethoven Journey” project with four concerts (Oct 4-7) on…
It's 20 years since Leif Ove thought about recording an album of Schumann's work, so there was a lot riding on its release. Now he's won a Gramophone Award, and shared his pride with Classic FM.
You may have heard Leif Ove Andsnes playing Beethoven on Classic FM over the past…