Since making his Canadian debut on this series at the age of 22, this celebrated Norwegian pianist has won acclaim worldwide for his stellar performances and award-winning recordings. Over the years, his appearances for the VRS — either solo, or with Ian Bostridge or Christian Tetzlaff — have been amongst the most significant and memorable performances in our history.

“A pianist of magisterial elegance, power and insight.” — New York Times

SIBELIUS: Kyllikki, Three Pieces Op. 41
SIBELIUS: The Birch, Op. 75, No. 4
SIBELIUS: The Spruce, Op. 75, No. 5
SIBELIUS: The Forest Lake, Op. 114, No. 3
SIBELIUS: Song in the Forest, Op. 114, Op. 4
SIBELIUS: Spring Vision, Op. 114, No. 5
BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 18 in Eb major, Op. 31, No. 3
DEBUSSY: La soirée dans Grenade from Estampes
DEBUSSY: Étude 11 pour les arpèges composés
DEBUSSY: Étude 6 pour les huit doigts
DEBUSSY: Étude 5 pour les octaves
CHOPIN: Étude in A flat Major from Trois nouvelles études
CHOPIN: Impromptu in A flat Major, Op. 29
CHOPIN: Nocturne in F Major, Op. 15, No. 1
CHOPIN: Ballad No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52