Reminder: Pianist Luka Okros in Oslo
Georgian pianist Luka Okros on November 24th will give a recital at the Oslo Konserthus. The recital will last for approximately 2 hours, excluding encores. Some tickets are still available.
Luka Okros has established himself as one of the most promising pianists of his generation. Okros’s performances have been praised by critics as “intense, strong and natural, with an impressive creativity”. Lang Lang said about his performance of Liszt’s infamous Hungarian Rhapsody: “In such a technical work, he does not deprive musicality. This is a rarity!”.
By the age of 27, Luka has already performed in some of the world’s greatest concert halls – Carnegie Hall, Het Concertgebouw, Wigmore Hall, Rudolfinum, Palau de la Musica Valencia, Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Liszt Academy, Maison de la Radio. Highlights of the season include performances in Finland, Hungary, Belgium, USA, Norway, UK, China, Georgia, Ukraine, Morocco and Austria.
His first commercial recording of Schumann was recently released on the DiscAuverS label and is available on Amazon, Spotify and Apple Music.
Having a special Artist Visa granted by the Art Council of England, Luka moved to the United Kingdom after graduating from Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. He is also a graduate of London Royal College of Music.
In addition to his career as a concert pianist, Luka works on creating an album of his own compositions. One of the pieces was filmed and premiered by Het Concertgebouw’s Sessions.
As a social media influencer, Luka’s Instagram has more than 50K followers.
Highlights for 2018/2019
Highlights of 2018/19 season include recitals in Europe and Asia including:
- Hong Kong (HK City Hall)
- Oslo (Konserthus)
- Vienna (Konzerthaus)
- Brussels (Bozar)
- Helsinki (Musiikkitalo)
- Budapest (Liszt Academy)
- Tbilisi (Conservatory)
- Kiev (Philharmonic)
- Berlin (Konzerthaus)
- Luxembourg (Philharmonie)
- Amsterdam (Het Concertgebouw)
- London (Southbank Centre).
The Concert in Oslo
|Date||November 24th, 2018|
|Place||Oslo Konserthus, Lille Sal|
|Time||7 pm -21 pm|
|Info||Program in Oslo|
- Schubert – Impromptus op.90
- Chopin – Scherzo no.1 op.20
- Rachmaninov – Six musical moments op.16
- Liszt Hungarian – Rhapsody no.2 S244
Instagram link Luka Okros
Luka’s recordings are available on Spotify, iTunes, Amazon etc. You can find more information on his official website www.lukaokros.com or Instagram page www.instagram.com/lukaokros which has more than 48K followers.
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