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Leif Ove Andsnes Turns 50

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Leif Ove Andsnes

The acclaimed Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes turned 50 on April 7, 2020.

In addition to his lifelong dedication to the music of Norway's Edvard Grieg, Andsnes has also released recordings of Beethoven, Sibelius, Haydn and Shostakovich.

We've compiled a brief discography of Leif Ove Andsnes -- here at Classical 104.9 FM we wish him a fabulous 50th!

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Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iy-6I9TFRqc

On the health of professional musicians (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfWq1fiBSXY

Sibelius: Elegiaco (Solo Piano)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vO4e0_D_p_c

Beethoven, Op. 15 (Highlight)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYwI8d06UDs

James served as Classical Music Host and Music Director for WWNO from 1999-2007. He relocated to Atlanta with several WWNO staff members after Katrina, and, in 2007, he accepted a position as Music Director at KVNO in Omaha, Nebraska, where he coached young announcers, programmed, and hosted classical music until 2010.