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Vikingur Ólafsson

01 Aug 2024 | 19:30 | Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street

Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
Schumann Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op. 61

Vikingur Ólafsson piano
Marios Papadopoulos conductor

In a standout highlight of this year’s Festival, the beloved Icelandic pianist and born communicator Víkingur Ólafsson joins Marios Papadopoulos and the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra for the piano concerto by Robert Schumann – a supple and musical love letter to his pianist wife, Clara. After Schumann’s concerto comes the composer’s most uplifting symphony – the defiant, joyous and spirited Symphony No. 2 that shares its key, its power and its rigour with the ‘Great’ symphony by Schubert that helped inspire it.

Vikingur Ólafsson

01 Aug 2024

Tickets: £18, £30, £40, £54
(Students from £5)
Duration: 120 min
Venue: Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street