PARIS, 17 JUNE 2013 — "My love of Beethoven goes back to my early childhood", Leif Ove Andsnes, the Norwegian pianist told me shortly before his concert at the Théatre des Champs Elysées in Paris in April. "But although I played some of his music in my twenties, it isn’t until…
Having been obliged to cancel the majority of his May touring with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra due to the recent premature birth of his twins, Leif Ove Andsnes was determined to make it on stage with the ensemble for at least one concert - and that he did for the…
Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder will replace Leif Ove Andsnes as soloist with Music Director Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on Thursday and Saturday, June 13 and 15 at 8 p.m.; Friday, June 14 at 1:30 p.m.; and Tuesday, June 18…
Gramophone Magazine has chosen Leif Ove Andsnes as one of 50 new entries for its recently launched Hall of Fame.
Celebrating those whose "contributions to classical music recording have proved the most influential and inspiring" Leif Ove Andsnes is one of just a handful of pianists who have been…
We regret to announce that Leif Ove Andsnes must withdraw from the concerts planned this week on 16 May in Pavia, 17 May in Lugano, 19 May in Torino and 21 and 22 May in Prague.
His new born twins arrived several weeks earlier than planned on 11 May and,…
As Leif Ove comes to the end of his European recital tour ARN previews the final concert which takes place in Bilbao tonight with "music to close your eyes to and leave your soul in the hands of a pianist who knows how to treat it with care."