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Leif Ove Andsnes

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Leif Ove Andsnes press reviews / Awards

"A pianist of magisterial elegance, power and insight."

New York Times

"Incredibly beautiful Beethoven "

GøteborgspostenNov 6th 2011

"This excellent Norwegian pianist plays with a rare blend of fluidity and control, and his Beethoven last night grew more daring and boldly profiled as the work progressed, ending with a finale that was irresistible"

Boston GlobeJan 13th 2012

 

Nominated for a Grammy Award for Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos 17 & 20 with the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra (USA 2009)

Winner of the Gramophone Chamber Music Award for Schumann • Brahms • Piano Quintets with the Artemis Quartet (UK 2008)

Winner of the Peer Gynt Prize (Norway 2007)

Nominated for a Spellemannpris in the category of Classical Music for 'Horizons' (Norway 2007)

Winner of the Classical Brit Award in the category of Best Instrumentalist for 'Horizons' (UK 2007)

Nominated for a Grammy Award for Rachmanimov: Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2 with the Berlin Philharmonic and Antonio Pappano (USA 2006)

Winner of the Sibelius Prize (Norway 2005)

Nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Chamber Music Performance for 'Bartók: Violin Sonatas' with Christian Tetzlaff (USA 2005)

Winner of the Gramophone Concerto Award for 'Grieg • Schumann • Piano Concertos' (UK 2004)

Winner of the "Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik" in the category of Concerto for 'Grieg • Schumann • Piano Concertos' (Germany 2004)

Nominated for a Grammy Award in the category Best Instrumental Soloist Performance for 'Grieg Lyric Pieces' (USA 2003)

Winner of the Gramophone Instrumental Award for 'Grieg: Lyric Pieces' (UK 2002)

Awarded the Commander of St. Olavs Orden (Norway 2002)

Nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Chamber Music Performance for 'Haydn: Piano Concertos Nos. 3, 4 & 11' with the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra (USA 2001)

Winner of the Diapason d´or for 'Liszt: Piano Recital' (2001)

Winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society Award for best instrumentalist (UK 2000)

Winner of the Gramophone Concerto Award for 'Haydn: Piano Concertos Nos. 3, 4 & 11' with the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra (UK 2000)

Nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Instrumental Soloist Performance for 'The long, long winter night' (USA 1999)

Awarded the Gilmore Artist Award (USA 1997) Awarded the Grieg Prize (Norway 1990)