January 11. 2021. Icelandic pianist Vikingur Ólafsson’s third release for Deutsche Grammophon captivates with every note and poses an intriguing question. What connects two French masters—Claude Debussy and Jean-Philippe Rameau—despite the difference of over a century, the difference of the keyboard instruments they wrote for, and the difference of two contrasting stylistic eras of music?
January 14, 2019. Fresh, emotional, crystalline as glacial water — these are words to describe Icelandic pianist Vikingur Ólafsson’s stunning recording, released this season by Deutsche Grammophon, of music of Johann Sebastian Bach.