Víkingur Ólafsson: Goldberg Variations [G]

09 Jun 2024 (Sun)

$32.30 - $128.00

Víkingur Ólafsson: Goldberg Variations [G]

09 Jun 2024 (Sun)
Concert
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Date and Time

09 Jun 2024 : 19:30 - 21:00


Location / Links

Esplanade Concert Hall


$32.30 - $128.00

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Event Details

One of the hottest pianists - Víkingur Ólafsson will perform the Goldberg Variations for his debut in Singapore!

Icelandic pianist Víkingur Ólafsson has made a profound impact with his remarkable combination of highest level musicianship and visionary programmes. His recordings for Deutsche Grammophon – Philip Glass Piano Works (2017), Johann Sebastian Bach (2018), Debussy Rameau (2020), Mozart & Contemporaries (2021) and From Afar (2022) – captured the public and critical imagination and have led to career streams of over 600 million.

In October 2023, Ólafsson releases his anticipated new album on Deutsche Grammophon of J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations. Ólafsson has dedicated his entire 2023/24 season to a Goldberg Variations world tour, performing the work across six continents throughout the year. He brings Bach’s masterpiece to major concert halls, including London’s Southbank Centre, New York’s Carnegie Hall, Wiener Konzerthaus, Philharmonie de Paris, Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, Harpa Concert Hall, Walt Disney Hall, Sala São Paulo, Shanghai Symphony Hall, Tonhalle Zürich, Philharmonie Berlin, Mupa Budapest, KKL Luzern and Alte Oper Frankfurt, to name a few.

Now one of the most sought-after artists of today, Ólafsson’s multiple awards include Opus Klassik Instrumentalist of the Year (2023), Opus Klassik Solo Recording Instrumental (twice), CoScan’s International Nordic Person of the Year (2023), the Rolf Schock Prize for Music (2022), Gramophone’s Artist of the Year (2019), and Album of the Year at the BBC Music Magazine Awards (2019).

A captivating communicator both on and off stage, Ólafsson’s significant talent extends to broadcast, having presented several of his own series for television and radio. He was Artist in Residence for three months on BBC Radio 4’s flagship arts programme, Front Row – broadcasting live during lockdown from an empty Harpa concert hall in Reykjavík and reaching millions of listeners around the world.

Admission Rule

Rating / Age Limit
-Rating: General
-No admission for infants in arms and children below 6 years old
-Children 6 years and above must purchase ticket for entry
-Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entranceLate Seating Advisory
-Please be seated 15 minutes before the performance start time.
-There will be no admission into the venue once the performance has commenced.
-Admission may only be permitted during a suitable pause, depending on the nature of the performance.Photography / Video Recording Rules
- No Photography & Videography is allowed for this event.
-No unauthorised flash photography, video recording and audio recording is allowed for this event.
-Please note that photographs and videos of patrons may be taken at this event for use in our archival and publicity material.

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