No pianist since the maverick figure of Glenn Gould has stamped his signature on the piano repertoire with such exciting individuality of spirit and intelligence of execution as the young Icelandic virtuoso Víkingur Ólafsson.

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Anointed Limelight International Artist of the Yearand GramophoneArtist of the Year in 2019 on the strength of his striking two-disc compendium Bach Works & Reworks, Ólafsson has been carving out an entirely new space for himself in the piano repertoire.

This third outing on the Yellow Label is stamped with the same diamond-sharp, technically incisive, crisply playful and infectiously musical qualities that marked previous recordings; his debut recital, of Philip Glass Études, a dazzling display of prismatic invention; his Bach a masterly marriage...

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