Awards WINNER OF THE BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE AWARDS FOR RECORDING OF THE YEAR for The Beethoven Journey Volume 2 (UK 2015)

WINNER OF THE BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE AWARDS FOR BEST CONCERTO CATEGORY for The Beethoven Journey Volume 2 (UK 2015)

WINNER OF THE SPELLEMANNPRIS IN THE CATEGORY OF CLASSICAL MUSIC for The Beethoven Journey Volume 1 (Norway 2013)

WINNER OF THE PRIX CAECILIA for The Beethoven Journey Volume 1 (Belgium 2013)

NAMED ITUNES BEST OF 2012 IN THE CATEGORY OF BEST INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM for The Beethoven Journey Volume 1 (USA 2012)

WINNER OF THE GRAMOPHONE AWARD FOR BEST CHAMBER RECORDING for Schumann Complete Piano Trios (UK 2012)

WINNER OF THE GRAMOPHONE AWARD FOR BEST CHAMBER RECORDING for Schumann Complete Piano Trios (UK 2012)

WINNER OF THE SPELLEMANNPRIS IN THE CATEGORY OF CLASSICAL MUSIC for Schumann Complete Piano Trios (Norway 2012)

WINNER OF THE CHOC DE CLASSICA IN THE CATEGORY OF BEST CONCERTO RECORDING for Rachmaninov Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 4 with the London Symphony Orchestra and Antonio Pappano (France 2011)

WINNER OF THE RECORD GEIJUTSU ACADEMY AWARD IN THE CATEGORY OF BEST CONCERTO RECORDING for Rachmaninov Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 4 with the London Symphony Orchestra and Antonio Pappano (Japan 2011)

WINNER OF KLASSIEK CENTRAAL'S GOLDEN LABEL AWARD for Rachmaninov Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 4 with the London Symphony Orchestra and Antonio Pappano (Belgium 2011)

NOMINATED FOR A GRAMMY AWARD for Rachmanimov Piano Concertos Nos 3 & 4 with the London Symphony Orchestra and Antonio Pappano (USA 2011)

WINNER OF THE ECHO KLASSIK PREIS IN THE CATEGORY EDITORIAL ACHIEVEMENT OF THE YEAR for “Pictures Reframed” (book edition packaged together with CD and DVD) (Germany 2010)

NOMINATED FOR A GRAMMY AWARD for Mozart Piano Concertos Nos 17 & 20 with the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra (USA 2009)

WINNER OF THE GRAMOPHONE CHAMBER MUSIC AWARD for Schumann and Brahms Piano Quintets with the Artemis Quartet (UK 2008)

WINNER OF THE CLASSICAL BRIT AWARD IN THE CATEGORY OF BEST INSTRUMENTALIST for 'Horizons' (UK 2007)

NOMINATED FOR A SPELLEMANNPRIS IN THE CATEGORY OF CLASSICAL MUSIC for 'Horizons' (Norway 2007)

WINNER OF THE PEER GYNT PRIZE (Norway 2007)

WINNER OF THE SPELLEMANNPRIS IN THE CATEGORY OF CLASSICAL MUSIC for Rachmaninov Piano Concertos 1 & 2 with the Berlin Philharmonic and Antonio Pappano (Norway 2006)

NOMINATED FOR A GRAMMY AWARD for Rachmanimov Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2 with the Berlin Philharmonic and Antonio Pappano (USA 2006)

WINNER OF THE CLASSICAL BRIT AWARD IN THE CATEGORY BEST INSTRUMENTALIST for Rachmaninov Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2 with the Berlin Philharmonic and Antonio Pappano (UK 2006)

WINNER OF THE GRAMOPHONE CONCERTO AWARD for Rachmaninov Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 with the London Symphony Orchestra and Antonio Pappano (UK 2006)

WINNER OF THE SIBELIUS PRIZE (Norway 2005)

NOMINATED FOR A GRAMMY AWARD IN THE CATEGORY OF BEST CHAMBER MUSIC PERFORMANCE for Bartók Violin Sonatas with Christian Tetzlaff (USA 2005)

WINNER OF THE PREIS DER DEUTSCHEN SCHALLPLATTENKRITIK IN THE CATEGORY OF CONCERTO for Grieg and Schumann Piano Concertos with the Berlin Philharmonic and Mariss Jansons (Germany 2004)

WINNER OF THE PREIS DER DEUTSCHEN SCHALLPLATTENKRITIK IN THE CATEGORY OF CONCERTO for Bartók 'The Piano Concertos' with the Berlin Philharmonic and Pierre Boulez (Germany 2004)

ELECTED 'BEST FINGERS' IN VANITY FAIR (USA 2004)

WINNER OF THE GRAMOPHONE CONCERTO AWARD for Grieg and Schumann Piano Concertos (UK 2004)

WINNER OF THE SPELLEMANNPRIS IN THE CATEGORY OF CLASSICAL MUSIC for Grieg and Schumann Piano Concertos with the Berlin Philharmonic and Mariss Jansons (Norway 2003)

NOMINATED FOR A GRAMMY AWARD IN THE CATEGORY BEST INSTRUMENTAL SOLOIST PERFORMANCE for Grieg Lyric Pieces (USA 2003)

WINNER OF THE SPELLEMANNPRIS IN THE CATEGORY OF CLASSICAL MUSIC for Schubert Piano Sonata, D. 959 • 4 Lieder' (Norway 2002)

WINNER OF THE SOLISTISCHE EINSPIELUNG DES JAHRES FOR Liszt Piano Recital (Germany 2002)

AWARDED THE COMMANDER OF ST. OLAVS ORDEN (Norway 2002)

NOMINATED FOR A SPELLEMANNPRIS IN THE CATEGORY OF CLASSICAL MUSIC for Liszt Piano Recital (Norway 2002)

WINNER OF THE GRAMOPHONE INSTRUMENTAL AWARD for Grieg Lyric Pieces' (UK 2002)

WINNER OF THE SPELLEMANNPRIS IN THE CATEGORY OF CLASSICAL MUSIC for Haydn Piano Concertos Nos. 3, 4 & 11 with the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra (Norway 2001)

AWARDED THE KARMØYS ÆRESPRIS (Norway 2001)

AWARDED THE GLEDESSPREDEREN (Norway 2001)

WINNER OF THE DIAPASON D’OR for Liszt Piano Recital (France 2001)

NOMINATED FOR A GRAMMY AWARD IN THE CATEGORY OF BEST CHAMBER MUSIC PERFORMANCE for Haydn Piano Concertos Nos. 3, 4 & 11 with the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra (USA 2001

WINNER OF THE PREMIO INTERNAZIONALE 'ACCADEMIA MUSICALE CHIGIANA' (Italy 2001)

WINNER OF THE ROYAL PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY AWARD FOR BEST INSTRUMENTALIST (UK 2000)

WINNER OF THE GRAMOPHONE CONCERTO AWARD for Haydn Piano Concertos Nos. 3, 4 & 11 with the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra (UK 2000)

WINNER OF THE SPELLEMANN OF THE YEAR (Norway, 1999)

AWARDED THE ANDERS JAHRES KULTURPRIS (Norway 1999)

NOMINATED FOR A GRAMMY AWARD IN THE CATEGORY OF BEST INSTRUMENTAL SOLOIST PERFORMANCE for 'The long, long winter night' (USA 1999)

WINNER OF THE CHOC DE LA MONDE DE LA MUSIQUE for Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1, & 3 Intermezzi with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Simon Rattle (France 1998)

NOMINATED FOR A GRAMMY AWARD IN THE CATEGORY OF BEST INSTRUMENTAL SOLOIST Performance for Schumann: Piano Sonata No. 1 • Fantasy' (USA 1998)

NOMINATED FOR THE GRAMOPHONE INSTRUMENTAL AWARD for Nielsen Piano Pieces (UK1997)

WINNER OF THE PREIS DER DEUTSCHEN SCHALLPLATTENKRITIK for Schumann Piano Sonata No. 1 • Fantasy (Germany 1997)

AWARDED THE GILMORE ARTIST AWARD (USA 1997)

AWARDED THE LINDEMAN PRIZE (Norway 1997)

AWARDED THE BRAGDPRISEN (Norway 1994)

AWARDED THE ROLF H. GAMMELENG`S PRIZE (Norway 1993)

WINNER OF THE SPELLEMANNPRIS IN THE CATEGORY OF CHAMBER MUSIC for Grieg Piano Sonata/Lyric Pieces (Norway 1993)

NOMINATED FOR THE GRAMOPHONE INSTRUMENTAL AWARD for Grieg Piano Sonata/Lyric Pieces (UK 1993)

WINNER OF THE SPELLEMANNPRIS IN THE CATEGORY OF CHAMBER MUSIC for 'Chopin The Piano Sonatas' (Norway 1992)

WINNER OF THE DOROTHY B. CHANDLER PERFORMING ARTS AWARD (USA 1992)

WINNER OF THE PREIS DER DEUTSCHEN SCHALLPLATTENKRITIK for 'Janáček Piano Sonata • In the Mists etc.' (Germany 1991)

AWARDED THE GRIEG PRIZE (Norway 1990)

2ND PLACE IN THE EUROVISION GRAND PRIX FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS (The Netherlands 1988)

AWARDED THE BANG & OLUFSEN PRIZE (Norway 1988)

AWARDED THE MUSIC CRITICS PRIZE (Norway 1988)

AWARDED THE LEVIN PRIZE (Norway 1988)

WINNER OF THE HINDEMITH PRIZE (Germany 1987) ROSENDAL FESTIVAL

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