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Vikingur Olafsson - Philip Glass: Piano Works is WFMT: Featured Release

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Icelandic pianist Víkingur Ólafsson pays tribute to the master of minimalism, Philip Glass, who turns 80 in 2017. Ólafsson was one of a handful of young pianists selected by Glass to perform all of his Études together in London, and the reviews were ecstatic. The Financial Times claimed, "Best of all was Ólafsson in the super-sensitive stillness of Étude 5."

The Glass: Étude No 9 (2:32); Opening from Glassworks (6:39) on Víkingur Ólafsson new release - Philip Glass: Piano Works on Deutsche Grammophon is the WFMT: Chicago - Featured Release for TODAY!! FEBRUARY 18, 2017.