Leif Ove Andsnes

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    Piano Sonata No. 19 in C Minor, D. 958: I. AllegroLeif Ove Andsnes
    Piano Sonata No. 2 in B Flat Minor, Op.35: IV. Finale (Presto)Leif Ove Andsnes
    Ich Ruf' zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ (from 10 Chroale Preludes) BWV 639Leif Ove Andsnes
    Songs without Words: Song without words, Op.67 No. 2Leif Ove Andsnes
    In the Mists, JW 8/22: I. AndanteLeif Ove Andsnes


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        One of the most successful pianists of the generation that came of age at the end of the 20th century, Leif Ove Andsnes is particularly known for his attention to the music of his native Norway. "I always played a lot of Grieg from my childhood," he has said. "I always loved Grieg and I don't know if it's only because I'm Norwegian." He entered Bergen Conservatory in 1986 and studied with Jir+¡ Hlinka, a well-known Czech piano professor. Andsnes made his U.S. debut in 1989, ap... Read more

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