Yuja Wang and Vikingur Olafsson
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Yuja Wang, piano and Víkingur Ólafsson, piano on Feb 28, 2025 | UCSB Arts & Lectures

An Unprecedented Two-piano Collaboration

Yuja Wang, piano 
and Víkingur Ólafsson, piano

Fri, Feb 28 | 7:00 PM
The Granada Theatre

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Single tickets on sale Aug 2 at 10 AM.


Program 
Berio: Wasserklavier
Schubert: Fantasia in F minor for Four Hands
Ligeti: “Bewegung” from Three Pieces for Two Pianos
Brubeck: Fugue from Points on Jazz
Nancarrow (arr. Thomas Adès): Study No. 6
John Adams: Hallelujah Junction
Arvo Pärt: Hymn to a Great City
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances


“[Yuja Wang’s] combination of technical ease, colouristic range and sheer power has always been remarkable.” Financial Times

“Breathtakingly brilliant pianist…” Gramophone on Víkingur Ólafsson

Yuja Wang and Víkingur Ólafsson join forces for an unforgettable night of four-handed keyboard mastery. Lauded for her charismatic artistry, emotional honesty and captivating stage presence, Wang is a regular with the world’s top symphony orchestras and was named Musical America’s Artist of the Year in 2017. An acclaimed visionary interpreter of such monuments of the piano repertoire as J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Ólafsson has received Opus Klassik’s Solo Recording Instrumental of the Year twice since his debut with Deutsche Grammophon in 2017.

Fri, Feb 28 | 7:00 PM
The Granada Theatre

Series subscriptions on sale now!
Single tickets on sale Aug 2 at 10 AM.


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