Germany's influential jury of the Preis der Deutschen Schallpletten Kritik has singled out Leif Ove Andsnes and Marc-André Hamelin's Stravinsky album as one of the best recordings in its quartely appraisal of new releases, short-listing it for the annual coveted prize.
“I DONT WANT to become bigger than this,” says Steinway Artist Leif Ove Andsnes, indicating the space around him, making a series of tight, vigorous circles with his hand as if to summon a small tornado. The gesture is apropos, given the contained, intense tornado of music…
Agence France Presse interviews Leif Ove Andsnes in New York
"When he sat down to his longtime goal of recording Chopin's famously demanding Ballades, the pianist Leif Ove Andsnes knew he had to choose the right space.
"The Norwegian virtuoso, who has spent the past season as…