Glass Etudes & Bach
Vikingur Ólafsson is an extremely versatile pianist with a huge passion for contemporary music. After graduating from the Juilliard School in New York, he quickly became a popular soloist and chamber musician. He also starred next to fellow-Icelanders Björk and Sigur Rós, and won countless awards in his home country.
On the occasion of Philip Glass’s eightieth birthday in 2017, he has focused on the composer’s minimalist music. Piano Works is an atmospheric and virtuoso masterpiece on the renowned label Deutsche Grammophon. He will perform work from this album as well as pieces by Bach.