Leif Ove Andsnes

(b. 1970)

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(b Karmoy, Norway, 1970).

Norweg. pianist. Studied at Bergen Cons. with Jiří Hlinka. Won Hindemith Prize, Frankfurt 1987, and Grieg Prize, Bergen 1990. Int. career and many recordings. Co‐art. dir. Riser Fest. Directs many works from kbd. Specialist in Grieg, Janáček, Rachmaninov, Brahms, Schumann.

Subjects: Music.

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