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Garrick Ohlsson, Piano
21 ratings
5.0 average rating
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15 events
10 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 10 2010

What a great event! I loved a whole program of Chopin and he was fabulous. A real treat and the audience was most receptive.

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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.

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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

<em>In War and Peace: Harmony Through Music</em> <em>Irving Berlin's White Christmas</em> Disney's <em>The Lion King</em> <em>Beach Blanket Babylon</em> Sarah Silverman <em>A Christmas Carol</em> WinterFest at California's Great America San Francisco Ballet's <em>Nutcracker</em> <em>The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em> <em>Fun Home</em>