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Leif Ove Andsnes at Wigmore Hall

The celebrated, award-winning Norwegian pianist will perform pieces by Schumann and Schubert at Wigmore Hall 10 March.

10/03/2004 :: Leif Ove Andsnes was recently awarded the Norwegian Grammy award "Spellemannprisen 2003". An award given for his outstanding recording of Grieg/Schumann piano concertos with Mariss Jansons and the Berliner Philharmoniker, released on EMI Classics last year. The event took place in Oslo February 28 2004. Andsnes has been awarded a Norwegian Spellemannpris eight times.

A selection of awards:
2002: Category: Schubert Piano Sonata in A, D.959 / Lieder w/Ian Bostridge
2002: Echo Awards, Germany (Liszt)
2002: The Gramophone Awards 2002 - Instrumental Award (Grieg Lyric Pieces)
2002: The Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav, Norway
2001: Premio Internazionale Accademia Musicale Chiqiana, Italia
2000: "Best Concerto Recording" award (Haydn) - Gramophone Magazine UK
2000: Royal Philharmonic Society Award

Wigmore Hall 10 March programme:
Schumann Drei Romanzen, Op. 28
Schumann Arabeske in C, Op. 18
Schumann Klavierstücke, Op. 32
Schumann Novelletten, Op. 21, No. 5
 INTERVAL (20 minutes)
Schubert Piano Sonata in B flat, D960

Leif Ove Andsnes  piano

"Everything he does serves the music, and the result is almost invariably a kind of magic." Evening Standard

Tickets  £26  £22  £16  £12
London Pianoforte Series
Supported by the members of the Rubinstein Circle

Wigmore Hall
36 Wigmore Street
London W1U 2BP

Wigmore Hall Box Office
tel: +44(0)20 7935 2141 fax: +44(0)20 7935 3344

Box Office
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SUNDAY 10:30am - 5:00pm (Nov-mid Mar)
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No advance booking during the half hour prior to performance

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