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Víkingur plays Philip Glass

Release concert in Eldborg

Described by The New York Times as a “splendid pianist” and by Piano News as an “immense talent”.

Víkingur Ólafsson release concert in Eldborg on March 24. 

Featuring a selection of Philip Glass’s Piano Etudes, the Icelandic pianist’s debut Deutsche Grammophon album was released last week under the name Philip Glass: Piano Works.

Recording of the album took place in Harpa which was particularly appropriated since Víkingur met the composer there for the first time in 2014. Philip Glass in considered among the most important composers of music history and is among the most influential musicians of the 20th century.

Special guest at the concert is Siggi String Quartet which plays two songs on the album with Víkingur.

Tickets will be released on January 31 at 10:00, the birthday of Philip Glass. To purchase tickets please visit harpa.is or the box office.