Since winning the 1970 Chopin International Piano Competition, pianist Garrick Ohlsson has established himself as a musician of magisterial interpretive and technical prowess. A student of the late Claudio Arrau, Ohlsson is noted for his masterly performances of the works of Beethoven, Chopin, Schubert, Brahms and more. To date he has at his command more than 80 concertos, ranging from Haydn and Mozart to works of the 21st century.
Over the past two years, Ohlsson has appeared with the Indianapolis, Atlanta, Dallas, Seattle, Toronto and Cleveland orchestras; in recital in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Houston; and at the Grand Teton, Ravinia and Tanglewood summer festivals. The 2022-23 season includes orchestras in Boston, Detroit, Minneapolis, San Diego, United Kingdom, Spain, Poland and Czech Republic.
In addition to this recording, Ohlsson can be heard on the Arabesque, RCA Victor Red Seal, Angel, BMG, Delos, Hänssler, Nonesuch, Telarc, Hyperion and Virgin Classics labels. His recording of the complete Beethoven Sonatas for Bridge Records has garnered critical acclaim, including a GRAMMY®
for Vol. 3.
A native of White Plains, NY, Garrick Ohlsson began piano studies at eight, and at 13 he entered The Juilliard School. He is a Steinway Artist and lives in San Francisco.