Víkingur Ólafsson, piano

Friday, January 26, 2024 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

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About This Performance

This concert is supported by Elaine Kligerman.

“Iceland’s Glenn Gould” (New York Times), Víkingur Ólafsson, makes his PCMS debut performing Bach’s ambitious and expressive Goldberg Variations. Sought after for his “intensity, heartfelt sincerity, compelling beauty, and gentle purity” (Classic Review), Ólafsson presents a PCMS debut recital that is not to be missed.

Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988

Running time: 1 hour and 30 minutes (including intermission) 

The Artist(s)

Víkingur Ólafsson, piano
Pianist Víkingur Ólafsson has made a profound impact with his remarkable combination of highest level musicianship and visionary programmes. His recordings for Deutsche Grammophon - Philip Glass Piano Works (2017), Johann Sebastian Bach (2018), Debussy Rameau (2020), and Mozart & Contemporaries (2021) - captured the public and critical imagination and led to album streams of over 260 million.… Read More


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Pre-Concert Talk

with Elizabeth Morgan at 6:30pm