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09.22.18
Garrick Ohlsson
Amid controversy, BSO, Alsop and Ohlsson deliver in forceful season-opener
The Baltimore Sun
01.30.18
Garrick Ohlsson, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Järvi, Estonian orchestra make an impressive stand at Kravis Center
South Florida Classical Review
10.12.17
Garrick Ohlsson
National Symphony Orchestra brings a mélange to the Kennedy Center
Washington Post
08.09.17
Garrick Ohlsson
Review: Pianist Garrick Ohlsson outstanding at Tanglewood, including 3 encores
MassLive
02.17.17
Garrick Ohlsson
Garrick Ohlsson an elegant guest with the Philadelphia Orchestra
Philadelphia Inquirer
04.28.16
Garrick Ohlsson
Review: Garrick Ohlsson's "Smetana"
Gramophone
01.19.16
Garrick Ohlsson
A sound so lush it almost glistens: pianist Garrick Ohlsson plays UW
The Seattle Times
08.31.15
Asher Fisch, Garrick Ohlsson
Spellbound by Wizardry
The West Australian
08.31.15
Asher Fisch, Garrick Ohlsson
Review: Brahms Festival Finale (Garrick Ohlsson, WASO)
Limelight
12.13.14
Garrick Ohlsson
BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo, Barbican, review: The concert of the year
The Telegraph
11.17.14
Garrick Ohlsson
BBC Philharmonic/Mena review – monumental and authoritative
The Guardian
08.31.14
Garrick Ohlsson
The Melbourne Symphony
Gramphone
05.07.14
Garrick Ohlsson
Garrick Ohlsson closes Portland Piano International's season with mesmerizing recital
Northwest Reverb
03.20.14
Garrick Ohlsson
GARRICK OHLSSON WINS 2014 JEAN GIMBEL LANE PRIZE IN PIANO PERFORMANCE FROM NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
Northwestern University Bienen School of Music
10.11.13
Garrick Ohlsson
Garrick Ohlsson: Timeless Titan Takes to Weill Hall
San Francisco Classical Voice
07.26.13
Garrick Ohlsson
Tanglewood review: Garrick Ohlsson delivers another stellar piano concert
The Republican
01.11.13
Garrick Ohlsson
Pianist Garrick Ohlsson handles Tchaikovsky with aplomb in Cleveland Orchestra appearance
Cleveland Plain Dealer
11.19.12
Garrick Ohlsson
Pianist brings out Brahms's crisp delicacy
The Austrailian
10.29.12
Garrick Ohlsson
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Garrick Ohlsson, Royal Festival Hall
The Independent
10.13.12
Jahja Ling, Garrick Ohlsson
Powerful and persuasive, Ohlsson shines with S.D. Symphony
U~T San Diego
08.24.12
Garrick Ohlsson
Edinburgh Festival 2012: European Union Youth Orchestra, Usher Hall, review
The Telegraph
04.29.12
Garrick Ohlsson
Garrick Ohlsson plays Liszt at Carnegie Hall
The Classical Source
03.08.12
Garrick Ohlsson
Garrick Ohlsson performs a superb night of Liszt in Seattle
Seattle Times
03.06.12
Garrick Ohlsson
Romantic Pianism From Spain
San Francisco Classical Voice
02.16.12
Garrick Ohlsson, NFM Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra
A Classical Feast
Miamiartzine.com
02.14.12
Garrick Ohlsson, NFM Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Pianist Garrick Ohlsson wows them at Seven Days
Tallahassee Democrat
02.10.12
Garrick Ohlsson, NFM Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra
NFM Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra, pianist Garrick Ohlsson bring fine articulation, dynamics to concert
Palm Beach Daily News
02.09.12
Garrick Ohlsson, NFM Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Wroclaw Philharmonic shines during performance at Dreyfoos Hall
Palm Beach Daily News
02.06.12
Garrick Ohlsson
Enrique Granados: Goyescas – El Pelele ‘Escena Goyesca’ – Allegro de concierto Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
ConcertoNet.com
02.01.12
Garrick Ohlsson, NFM Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra
WROCLAW PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA TOUR
01.24.12
Garrick Ohlsson
MUSIC REVIEW: Storyteller Well Versed in Liszt’s Versatility
The New York Times
01.13.12
Garrick Ohlsson
Specializing In Spreading His Wings
The New York Times
11.30.11
Garrick Ohlsson
Garrick Ohlsson – review
The Guardian
11.09.11
Garrick Ohlsson
Music review: Garrick Ohlsson at Strathmore Hall
The Washington Post
05.08.11
Garrick Ohlsson
Oundjian, Ohlsson wrap New World season with grandeur
South Florida Classical Review
04.06.11
Garrick Ohlsson
LISZT: Fantasy and Fugue on the Choral “Ad Nos, Ad Salutarem Undam,” S. 259 (arr. Busoni); Piano Sonata in B Minor, S. 178 - Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Audiophile Audition
03.20.11
Garrick Ohlsson
Sparks fly at pianist Garrick Ohlsson's recital at Folly
Kansas City Star
11.25.10
Garrick Ohlsson
Brahms: Theme and Variations of the Second Movement of the String Sextet, Op. 18
BBC Music Magazine
11.22.10
Garrick Ohlsson
CD Review
ClassicsToday.com
11.14.10
Garrick Ohlsson
Putting Some Muscle in Chopin Along With the Poetry
The New York Times
11.06.10
Jeremy Denk, Garrick Ohlsson, Stephanie Blythe
Classical Action’s 2010-11 Michael Palm Series Presents Garrick Ohlsson, Stephanie Blythe, Warren Jones, Joyce DiDonato and Jeremy Denk
21C Media Group
10.22.10
Garrick Ohlsson
Herbert Blomstedt, Garrick Ohlsson drive Cleveland Orchestra to higher heights
Cleveland Plain Dealer
10.14.10
Garrick Ohlsson
Brahms’s Piano Variations – Garrick Ohlsson/Hyperion
ClassicalSource.com
09.10.10
Garrick Ohlsson
Garrick Ohlsson: Mussorgsky, Prokofiev and Rachmaninov
BBC Music Magazine
08.28.10
Garrick Ohlsson
Tanglewood: Garrick Ohlsson: Two evenings of triumph
Berkshire Eagle
08.26.10
Garrick Ohlsson
Form and function, perfectly aligned
Boston Globe
07.21.10
Garrick Ohlsson
Two masters of keyboard at a peak
Sydney Morning Herald
05.15.10
Garrick Ohlsson
San Francisco Symphony Plays Revelatory Debussy
San Francisco Classical Voice
04.04.10
Garrick Ohlsson
Garrick Ohlsson
Ruch Muzyczny Journal, RM #7
04.03.10
Garrick Ohlsson
MSO concert featuring Ohlsson gets big shot of energy
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
02.18.10
Garrick Ohlsson
Ohlsson's the man for Chopin
The Pioneer Press
02.18.10
Garrick Ohlsson
Guest pianist Garrick Ohlsson gives richness and nuance to Chopin concerto.
The Star Tribune
02.13.10
Garrick Ohlsson
Chopin, Garrick Ohlsson, San Diego Symphony make winning combination
San Diego News Network
02.06.10
Garrick Ohlsson
A Committed Salesman of Chopin Does His Thing
The New York Times
02.02.10
Garrick Ohlsson
GARRICK OHLSSON ON SOUNDCHECK
02.01.10
Garrick Ohlsson
A multi-faceted interpretation
BBC Music Magazine
01.23.10
Garrick Ohlsson
Baltimore Symphony, Opera Show, Mobtown Modern
The Baltimore Sun
01.16.10
Garrick Ohlsson
San Diego Chopin Celebration scores high in opening concert
San Diego News Network
10.27.09
Garrick Ohlsson
Pianist gives familiar Chopin pieces a new twist
Fort Worth Star Telegram
10.26.09
Garrick Ohlsson
Garrick Ohlsson brings refined power to Romantic program
Chicago Classical Review
08.10.09
Jahja Ling, Garrick Ohlsson, Cleveland Orchestra
Cleveland Orchestra and conductor Jahja Ling dazzle at Blossom Music Center
Cleveland Plain Dealer
11.21.08
Garrick Ohlsson
Honeck reveals beauty of Beethoven, Bruckner
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
09.11.08
Garrick Ohlsson
Refreshing Beethoven; Michael Tanner hails Garrick Ohlsson's Sonata recital
BBC Music Magazine
08.06.08
Garrick Ohlsson
A Young Man Pays a Visit to New York
New York Times
06.12.08
Garrick Ohlsson
Ohlsson turns a double play at Ravinia concert
Chicago Tribune
06.12.08
Garrick Ohlsson
Pianist displays rare virtuosity
Chicago Sun-Times
06.07.08
Garrick Ohlsson
French conductor's makes impressive debut
Pittsburgh Tribune
04.28.08
Garrick Ohlsson
Ohlsson plays with authority
The Commercial Appeal
04.08.08
Garrick Ohlsson
Ohlsson's firm, eclectic recital
Washington Times
04.05.08
Garrick Ohlsson
A missionary zeal for mahler
Globe & Mail
04.04.08
Garrick Ohlsson
BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 “Pathetique”; Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2 “Moonlight”; Piano Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53 “Waldstein” - Garrick Ohlsson, piano – Bridge
Audiophile Audition
02.29.08
Garrick Ohlsson
Pianist Ohlsson and Pittsburgh Symphony raise the roof at Arsht Center
Miami Herald
02.26.08
Garrick Ohlsson, Russian National Orchestra
In Precise Movements, a Russian Sense of Drama
The New York Times
02.11.08
Garrick Ohlsson
OPUS 3 ARTISTS PROUDLY CONGRATULATES OUR 2008 GRAMMY AWARD WINNERS
01.23.08
Garrick Ohlsson
Wigmore Hall - review
theoperacritic.com
09.16.07
Garrick Ohlsson
Composer Puts offers a musical purpose
The Houston Chronical
07.30.06
Garrick Ohlsson
Pianist Ohlsson is in serious company
The Boston Globe
01.01.01
Donald Runnicles, Patrick Summers, Gene Scheer, Jeremy Denk, Garrick Ohlsson, Jennifer Koh, Yo-Yo Ma, Brooklyn Rider , Minnesota Orchestra , Francesca Zambello, Chanticleer
Opus 3 Artists's Best of 2010
01.01.01
Garrick Ohlsson
A Shadowy Goddess as Musical Muse
The New York Times
01.01.01
Garrick Ohlsson
Robert Spano Brilliantly Conducts the Houston Symphony
Houston Style Magazine

Pianist Garrick Ohlsson has established himself worldwide as a musician of magisterial interpretive and technical prowess. Although long regarded as one of the world's leading exponents of the music of Chopin, Mr. Ohlsson commands an enormous repertoire ranging over the entire piano literature and he has come to be noted for his masterly performances of the works of Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert, as well as the Romantic repertoire. To date he has at his command more than 80 concertos, ranging from Haydn and Mozart to works of the 21st century.

This season he launches an ambitious project spread over two seasons exploring the complete solo piano works of Brahms in four different programs. The cycle will be heard in New York, San Francisco, and Montreal with individual programs in London, Warsaw and a number of cities across North America. In concerto repertoire ranging from Beethoven to Brahms, Rachmaninoff, Barber and Busoni, he will return to the New York Philharmonic; Cleveland Orchestra; Philadelphia, Boston, Baltimore, Houston and Seattle Symphonies, concluding the season in Indianapolis with all the Rachmaninoff concerti programmed in one weekend.

An avid chamber musician, Mr. Ohlsson has collaborated with the Cleveland, Emerson, and Tokyo string quartets, and in the spring will tour with the Takacs Quartet and the Boston Chamber Players in Istanbul, Berlin, Munich, Warsaw, Luxembourg and Prague. Together with violinist Jorja Fleezanis and cellist Michael Grebanier, he is a founding member of the San Francisco-based FOG Trio. Mr. Ohlsson can be heard on the Arabesque, RCA Victor Red Seal, Angel, BMG, Delos, Hänssler, Nonesuch, Telarc, Hyperion and Virgin Classics labels.

A native of White Plains, N.Y., Garrick Ohlsson began his piano studies at the age of 8, at the Westchester Conservatory of Music; at 13 he entered The Juilliard School, in New York City. He has been awarded first prizes in the Busoni and Montreal Piano competitions, the Gold Medal at the International Chopin Competition in Warsaw (1970), the Avery Fisher Prize (1994), the University Musical Society Distinguished Artist Award in Ann Arbor, MI (1998), and the Jean Gimbel Lane Prize in Piano Performance from the Northwestern University Bienen School of Music (2014). 

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