Piano Recital with OSSI TANNER - 8 AprilThu Apr 8th 2021 at 08:30
Cyprus, The Shoe Factory, 304 Ermou Street, Lefkosia , Lefkosia (Nicosia) https://www.myguidecyprus.com/events/piano-recital-with-ossi-tanner-8-april BOOK NOW
Thursday 8 April 2021
The Shoe Factory, Nicosia / 8.30pm
The Pharos Arts Foundation returns to The Shoe Factory to present a piano recital by the brilliant Ossi Tanner. Winner of the Tampere Piano Competition in 2017 and the Leevi Madetoja Piano Competition in 2015, Ossi is steadily gaining the reputation as one of Finland’s most talented young pianists. He has been described by the media as “Poet of the Piano” and has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician with renowned orchestras and in leading classical music festivals in Finland and abroad. For his Cyprus debut, on Thursday 8 April 2021, at The Shoe Factory in Nicosia, 8:30pm, Ossi Tanner will present an exciting programme of works by Sibelius, Schumann, Chopin and Gershwin. The recital is supported by the Embassy of Finland in Cyprus.
Please note: Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, seating is limited, therefore the audience is advised to purchase their tickets in advance through the Pharos Arts Foundation’s box office.
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
Impromptu Op.5, No.5 in B minor
Romance in D-flat major, Op.24, No. 9
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
Ballade No.1 in G minor, Op.23
Barcarolle in F-sharp major, Op.60
Fantaisie in F minor, Op.49
Heroic Polonaise in A-flat major, Op.53
George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Rhapsody in Blue
OSSI TANNER piano
“The playing of this romantic virtuoso twinkled of all technical brilliance needed but he really has the gift to get his piano touch to sing and reach you with clarity, which is really important. His poetry is elegantly controlled, while at the same time giving an impression of youthful spontaneity.”
Winner of the Tampere Piano Competition in 2017 and the Leevi Madetoja Piano Competition in 2015, Ossi Tanner is steadily gaining the reputation as one of Finland’s most talented young pianists. Having been described by the media as “Poet of the Piano”, Ossi has appeared as a soloist with such orchestras as the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra and the Lahti Symphony Orchestra, which noted his talent quite early on and invited him as its residence artist during the season 2017/2018.
Ossi Tanner has appeared, both as a soloist and a chamber musician, in numerous leading festivals of classical music in Finland and abroad. He has collaborated in chamber music with renowned musicians, including Sergey Malov, Arto Noras and Réka Szilvay. He is a graduate of the Sibelius Academy, the Paris Conservatory, and the Youth Piano Academy.
Information & Box Office: Pharos Arts Foundation
www.pharosartsfoundation.org & Tel. 22-663871 (Monday - Friday 10:00am-2:00pm)
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