Víkingur Ólafsson / Ari Magg

Víkingur Ólafsson

album presentation : Johann Sebastian Bach (Deutsche Grammophon, 2018)

Music critics cannot find enough superlatives to describe this unique musician. His virtuosity, intense musicality and originality have made sure that this young Icelandic pianist has already been compared with the legendary pianist Glenn Gould. In 2016, he signed an exclusive contract with the label Deutsche Grammophon. At Flagey, he presents his latest album, inspired by the keyboard music of Johann Sebastian Bach.

Flagey


“Rare combination of sheer technical brilliance, expressive control and interpretative depth” (Gramophone)

In the context of

Flagey Piano Days 2019