Returning to La Jolla Music Society with his commanding technique and thoughtful interpretations, Leif Ove Andsnes brings us a program of lush, brooding pieces including the famed Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 31, with an unmatched wash of color and depth of sound. The Norwegian virtuoso has won acclaim worldwide, in the world’s leading concert halls and with its foremost orchestras, while building an extensive, award-winning discography.
“A pianist of magisterial elegance, power, and insight” – The New York Times
“One of the most gifted musicians of his generation” — The Wall Street Journal
Piano Sonata 1.X.1905
Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110
Poetic Tone Pictures, Op. 85