Víkingur's album Philip Glass Piano Works saw him named Iceland’s Glenn Gould by the New York Times, "breathtakingly brilliant pianist" by Gramophone magazine,, and Le Monde herald his "volcanic temperament, great virtuosity, taste for challenges. 2012 – Winterreise featuring Schubert's Winterreise with Icelandic bass Kristinn Sigmundsson (CD and DVD), which was awarded the Classical Album of the Year at the 2012 Icelandic Music Awards
Schubert: Erstarrung (Winterreise) Kristinn Sigmundsson + Víkingur Ólafsson. 6 years ago 6 years ago. Classical. Kristinn Sigmundsson bass Víkingur Ólafsson pianist. Studio Recording from 2011. Released 16th Nov on Dirrindí records. Kristinn Sigmundsson Schubert Winterreise Vikingur Olafsson. Kristjana Stefáns/bAmbAlóat 2:30
Víkingur has premiered five piano concertos to date and worked with composers including Philip Glass, Mark Simpson and Daníel Bjarnason. His third album was a double CD/DVD release of ‘Winterreise’ with bass Kristinn Sigmundsson, which won the Album of the Year award at the Icelandic Music Awards 2012. Víkingur grew up in Iceland where he studied with Erla Stefánsdóttir and Peter Máté.
Víkingur Olafsson was one of them and according to the press he was - the highlight of the evening. Víkingur Olafsson is an up-and-coming visionary pianist not only of technical sublimity but also of remarkable entrepreneurial abilities. He serves as Artistic Director to both the Vinterfest in Sweden and the Reykjavík Midsummer Music. Best of all was Ólafsson in the supersensitive stillness of Etude 5 (The Financial Times). Víkingur Ólafsson, piano Siggi String Quartet. Label: Deutsche Grammophon (DG). Philip Glass: Piano Works. Víkingur has premiered five piano concertos to date and worked with composers including Philip Glass, Mark Simpson and Daníel Bjarnason.
He has re-recorded Winterreise with pianist Víkingur Ólafsson in 2012. 2012 – Winterreise featuring Schubert's Winterreise with Icelandic bass Kristinn Sigmundsson (CD and DVD), which was awarded the Classical Album of the Year at the 2012 Icelandic Music Awards. slensku tónlistarverðlaunin Harpa (concert hall) Kristinn Sigmundsson Nordic Council Music Prize Reykjavík. Kristinn Sigmundsson (born 1 March 1951) is an Icelandic operatic bass. Basso profondo Human voice Baritone Voice type Bass-baritone. University of Iceland.
From Winterreise double release, featuring live performance on DVD and a studio recording on CD. Released in Nov 2012 by Dirrindi. php?ac ks&type biog. Ich träumte von bunten Blumen, So wie sie wohl blühen im Mai; Ich träumte von grünen Wiesen, Von lustigem Vogelgeschrei. Der Lindenbaum - Kristinn Sigmundsson and Vikingur Olafsson. by Víkingur Ólafsson 6 years ago. Frühlingstraum, Winterreise D911, Franz Schubert(2011). by GeorgStreuber 8 years ago. Víkingur Ólafsson - Philip Glass, Étude No. 5. by 2 years ago. Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson AVE MARIA. by Jútúbi Jútúbsson 7 years ago. Schubert - Frühlingstraum (klus).
He has re-recorded Winterreise with pianist Víkingur Ólafsson in 2012 Sigmundsson is a visiting professor at the Listaháskólai Islands (Iceland University of the Arts). His honours include the Philadelphia Opera Prize, the Íslensku tónlistarverðlaunin (Icelandic Music Prize) for 1995, 2010 and 2011, and he Útflutningsverðlaun Forseta Íslands (Presidential Prize of Iceland) for 2011. "Kristinn Sigmundsson tekinn á teppið".
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- Bass Vocals – Kristinn Sigmundsson
- Piano – Víkingur Ólafsson