Album Review: Philip Glass ˑ Piano Works / Vikingur Ólafsson
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Album Review: Philip Glass ˑ Piano Works / Vikingur Ólafsson

In April 2015, there was a landmark performance of Philip Glass’s Twenty Études for Piano at London’s Barbican Centre. The composer handpicked four pianists to perform with him, effectively anointing them as exponents of his art. One of these pianists was Vikingur Ólafsson, a brilliant young musician from Iceland. It is this repertoire that Ólafsson…