Programmes include Daníel Bjarnason’s second piano concerto Processions written for Víkingur Ólafssonas well as works including a selection from Grieg’s Peer Gynt, Sibelius’ Symphony No.5 and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.4.
One of the most frequently performed Icelandic orchestral works written in recent decades, Icelandic composer Anna Þorvaldsdóttir’s Aeriality is heard in Salzburg and Berlin.
Radovan Vlatković performs Mozart’s Horn Concerto in Salzburg on the 13and 14 November.
The final concert on 17 November closes the ‘Sounds of Iceland’ festival in the Berlin Konzerthaus where Ólafsson is Artist in Residence during the 2019/20 season. Ólafsson concludes a tremendous year following other accolades including Gramophone’s 2019 Artist of the Year, Performer of the Year and Album of the Year at the Icelandic Music Awards, BBC Music Magazine Best Instrumental Album and overall Album of the Year and the Opus Klassik Best Solo Recital.
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