Sunday 27 May 2018 11:30AM

István Várdai cello; Víkingur Ólafsson piano

Bartók, Brahms and Beethoven

Additional notes

Change of Programme
The programme for this concert has been amended from previously advertised and will now be as listed below:


  • István Várdai cello
  • Víkingur Ólafsson piano* *Wigmore Hall Debut

István Várdai won Munich’s prestigious ARD Competition in 2014.

He is joined by acclaimed pianist, and exclusive Deutsche Grammophon artist, Víkingur Ólafsson for a programme packed with rousing rhythms and lyrical melodies. The Hungarian cellist opens with music by fellow countryman Bartók, before exploring masterworks by Brahms and Beethoven.

  • Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
        • Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor Op. 38
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
        • Cello Sonata in C Op. 102 No. 1

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