“A pianist of magisterial elegance, power, and insight” (New York Times), over the coming season, Leif Ove Andes performs Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto on three continents, with orchestras including the New York Philharmonic (Oct 5–7), New World Symphony (Sep 30), NHK Symphony (Oct 25–29) and London Symphony Orchestra (Feb 4). The celebrated Norwegian pianist also rejoins the LSO for Mozart (Feb 8); performs Rachmaninov’s Third Piano Concerto with the Philadelphia Orchestra (May 3 & 4), Pittsburgh Symphony (April 19 & 21), Orchestre de Paris (Dec 6 & 7) and others; gives solo recital tours of Japan (Oct 21–23) and Europe (March 9–20); and plays Brahms and Dohnányi piano quintets on a North American tour with the Dover Quartet (April 23–30). Leif Ove Andsnes: The Complete Warner Classics Edition 1990-2010, a 36-CD retrospective that features multiple bestsellers and Gramophone Award-winners, is due for international release this fall.

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Photo credit: Helge Hansen Montag