Venue Details

2929 Star Starred
Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-9988
Venue website Get directions
27 events
18 reviews
9 stars
The weather was sunny. I wore t-shirt and jeans.
star this tip starred
BE
17 events
4 reviews
2 stars
View all 374 tips

Reviews & Ratings

Garrick Ohlsson, Piano
21 ratings
5.0 average rating
  • 20
    5
  • 1
    4
  • 0
    3
  • 0
    2
  • 0
    1
41 events
18 reviews
0 stars
17 events
10 reviews
9 stars
attended Jan 10 2010

Superb artist with complete mastery of the instrument and the composer. I enjoyed every moment of the performance and also enjoyed speaking with Mr Ohlsson afterwards.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
17 events
9 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 10 2010

Magnificent concert. Ohlsson is a superb musician and is incapable of making a less-than-beautiful keyboard sound.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
View All 21 Reviews
More Information

Quotes & Highlights

Ohlsson honed his craft as a student of the late Claudio Arrau, and he has been widely praised for his “flawless precision and delicacy, driven by an astute insight.” —Globe & Mail (Toronto)

Description

A musician of magisterial interpretive and technical prowess, Garrick Ohlsson commands an enormous repertoire, which ranges over the entire piano literature.

Program: Chopin/Impromptu in F-sharp Major, Op. 36; Ballade in A-flat Major, Op. 47; Fantasy in F Minor, Op. 49; Two Nocturnes, Op. 27 (No. 1 in C-sharp Minor and No. 2 in D-flat Major); Scherzo in C-sharp Minor, Op. 39; Twenty-four Preludes, Op. 28