Leif Ove Andsnes

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Lise Davidsen/Leif Ove Andsnes review – star soprano beguiles and thrills
The Norwegian singer was paired with her compatriot for this magnificent and thoughtful recital of songs by Wagner, Strauss and Grieg

Tim Ashley

14, Jan, 2022 @12:05 PM

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Sibelius CD review – hidden piano gems
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
(Sony Classical)

Fiona Maddocks

24, Sep, 2017 @6:25 AM

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Leif Ove Andsnes/Marc-André Hamelin review – irresistible power and superb teamwork
Lyrical Andsnes and cooler Hamelin brought true grandeur and ideal balance to their Stravinksky-packed programme for two pianos

Erica Jeal

31, Mar, 2017 @1:32 PM

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Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Andsnes review – quicksilver musical rapport
This captivating ensemble offered a life-enhancing account of Prokofiev and danced their way through Grieg in what felt like a get-together of old friends

Martin Kettle

20, Mar, 2017 @12:13 PM

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Leif Ove Andsnes review – genial but bland
The Norwegian pianist performed with his usual immaculacy, but this crisp, clear recital was lacked personality and risk

Andrew Clements

21, Sep, 2016 @11:24 AM

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LSO/Andsnes/Flor review – nuanced and alive
The indisposition of Daniel Harding meant that Leif Ove Andsnes directed Mozart’s Piano Concerto No 20 from the keyboard in a classy performance

Erica Jeal

10, May, 2016 @12:50 PM

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George Hall's top 10 classical concerts and operas of 2015
A marathon performance of Bach by Yo-Yo Ma and a musical-opera take on Taming of the Shrew are among the highlights of the year for our classical critic

George Hall

17, Dec, 2015 @2:30 PM

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Tom Service's top 10 classical concerts and operas of 2015
From surprise understudies at Covent Garden to a Proms series that brought Leif Ove Andsnes’s Beethoven saga to a joyful close, here is our classical critic’s pick of the year

Tom Service

17, Dec, 2015 @8:30 AM

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The top 10 classical concerts and operas of 2015
Andris Nelsons and Simon Rattle led masterful surveys of Beethoven and Sibelius, the Proms made it great to stay up late, and opera brought moments both comic and surreal

Andrew Clements and Guardian music

16, Dec, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Leif Ove Andsnes review – 'It was a beautifully judged performance, if not a terribly personal one'
After his exuberant but elegant recital of an all-Beethoven programme, one wonders why it took the pianist so long to take on the composer, writes Erica Jeal

Erica Jeal

05, Mar, 2014 @5:15 PM

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Matthias Goerne/Leif Ove Andsnes – review

A programme that alternated songs by Shostakovitch and Mahler made for a bitty experience, writes Tim Ashley

Tim Ashley

08, Jan, 2014 @1:33 PM

Leif Ove Andsnes – review

Leif Ove Andsnes's Beethoven Journey may seem like a gimmick, but there was much to celebrate in this concert, writes Erica Jeal

Erica Jeal

10, Apr, 2013 @5:20 PM

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