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- Tue Oct 01 2019 7:30 PM
Seattle favorite Garrick Ohlsson returns to Meany Center with a program of Brahms and Chopin. In the decades since his legendary win at the International Chopin Competition, Ohlsson has established himself as a pianist of magisterial interpretive and technical prowess. Regarded as a leading exponent of the music of Frédéric Chopin, he commands an enormous repertoire ranging over the entire piano literature. Ohlsson’s program highlights his well-earned reputation for bringing piano masterworks to life with virtuosic firepower and subtle interpretations.
...a vigorous, crisp and clear performance without a trace of Romantic excess.
— The New York Times
BRAHMS: Rhapsodies, Op. 79
BRAHMS: Fantasien, Op. 116
BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 35 (Book II)
CHOPIN: Nocturne in B-flat Minor, Op. 9, No. 1
CHOPIN: Sonata in B Minor, Op. 58