Leif Ove Andsnes' new release of Dvořák’s Poetic Tone Pictures is released today and already the first reviews have appeared: "This collection of character pieces, composed over seven weeks in 1889, has had a few recordings in the past, but it does not often turn up...
Leif Ove Andsnes was presented with the 2022 Gramophone "Special Achievement" award in London this week for Mozart Momentum. "This had Gramophone Award written all over it" says jury member, Harriet Smith. "The sense of a shared journey of exploration between Leif Ove...
“I think it is the great forgotten cycle of 19th-century piano music. Maybe those are big words, but I do feel that,” says the pianist of Dvořák’s Poetic Tone Pictures. The most substantial piano collection by the Czech Romantic composer, this is the subject of...
With his commanding technique and searching interpretations, Leif Ove Andsnes has won worldwide acclaim, performing in the world’s leading concert halls and with its foremost orchestras. An avid chamber musician, he is also the founding director of Norway’s Rosendal Chamber Music Festival.
Following the success of the “Beethoven Journey” collaboration, Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra partner for their second multi-year project titled “Mozart Momentum 1785/86” which sees them explore one of the most creative and seminal periods of the composer’s career. In Spring 2021 Sony Classical releases the first of two volumes in the project, featuring Mozart’s piano concertos Nos. 20, 21 and 22 and chamber music written in the same year.
Mozart Momentum: 1785
Performing with: Mahler Chamber Orchestra