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Today: Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes on Beethoven

April 8th, 2015

Episode 261 of 1744 episodes

BBC Music Magazine Awards for the Recording of the Year has been awarded to Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes's recording of the Beethoven Piano Concertos. This is a recording that almost didn't happen - just before he went into the studio, Leif Ove's wife went into labour and gave birth prematurely to their twins.

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