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Vikingur Olafsson juxtaposes and explores the contrasts and common ground on 'Debussy and Rameau' / WFMT 'Featured New Release'

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After the remarkable global success of his award-winning Bach recording, celebrated Icelandic pianist Víkingur Ólafsson returns with his third solo album. Debussy · Rameau juxtaposes pieces by two of the greatest French composers – both musical revolutionaries – exploring the contrasts and common ground between them. Ólafsson says, "As extraordinary innovators of both harmony and form, with a unique ear for color and a keen sense of the theatrical, both Rameau and Debussy wrote music which engages more senses than just that of hearing."

For April 20 2020, Vikingur Olafsson - Debussy and Rameau is the 98.7WFMT: Chicago 'Featured New Release.'  SEE THE PAGE