In Recital Víkingur Ólafsson in Recital: Mozart & Contemporaries

Event Information

  • Dates: November 30, 2022 Tickets Available

  • Who: Solo Recital Víkingur Ólafsson, piano

  • Venue: Reinberger Chamber Hall Severance Music Center

Event Dates and Tickets

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 7:30PM

About the Music

  • GALUPPI  Piano Sonata No. 9 in F minor, I. Andante spiritoso
  • MOZART  Rondo in F major, K. 494
  • BACH  Rondo in D Minor, Wq. 61/4
  • CIMAROSA/ arr. ÓLAFSSON  Keyboard Sonata No. 42 in D minor
  • MOZART  Fantasie No. 3 in D minor, K. 397
  • MOZART  Rondo in D major, K. 485
  • CIMAROSA arr. ÓLAFSSON  Keyboard Sonata No. 55 in A minor
  • HAYDN  Piano Sonata No. 47 in B minor, Hob. XVI:32
  • MOZART  Kleine Gigue in G major, K. 574
  • MOZART  Piano Sonata No. 16 in C major, K. 545
  • MOZART  String Quintet No. 3 in G minor, K. 516, III. Adagio
  • GALUPPI  Piano Sonata No. 34 in C minor, I. Larghetto
  • MOZART  Piano Sonata No. 14 in C minor, K. 457
  • MOZART  Adagio in B minor, K. 540
  • MOZART/trans. LISZT  Ave verum corpus, K. 618

Pianist Víkingur Ólafsson has made a profound impact with his remarkable combination of exquisite musicianship and visionary programs. Now one of today’s most sought-after artists, Ólafsson has received multiple honors, including being named Gramophone magazine’s 2019 Artist of the Year. His recordings for Deutsche Grammophon (Philip Glass Piano Works, Johann Sebastian Bach, Debussy Rameau, and Mozart & Contemporaries) have captured the imagination of the public and critics alike, leading to album streams of over 260 million. His Cleveland debut features a bespoke collection of Mozart’s keyboard works juxtaposed with a selection of pieces by the composer’s leading contemporaries.

Víkingur Ólafsson’s performance is generously sponsored by Dr. Michael Frank and Patricia A. Snyder.


Performing Artists

Víkingur Ólafsson, piano

Severance Hall, exterior of front entrance.

Severance Music Center

Severance Music Center is Cleveland’s home for symphonic music and other presentations, including Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Concert Hall and Reinberger Chamber Hall. We are strongly committed to making everyone feel welcome. The doors to Severance open three hours prior to most performances.

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Food & Beverage Services at Cleveland Orchestra Concerts

Severance Restaurant is temporarily closed.

Concessions* are available at the following times:

  • 2 hours prior to concert start: Opus Lounge, Lotus Club, and Smith Lobby
  • 1 hour prior to concert start: Grand Foyer, Dress Circle, and Box Lobby
  • Intermission: Grand Foyer, Dress Circle, Box, Ginn Suite
  • Post Concert: Opus Lounge

*All concessions are cashless. 

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The most convenient parking option is Case Western Reserve University's (CWRU) Lot 29 Campus Center Garage. The garage is located directly adjacent to Severance Music Center off East Boulevard, and provides stair and elevator access to the hall.

Availability is limited, and pre-paid parking passes for the garage can be added for select performances during checkout.

For more infomation about getting to Severance Music Center and where to park, please visit our Directions & Parking page.

Directions & Parking

Accessibility Services

Below is a list of the features and services that The Cleveland Orchestra has made available in the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Concert Hall at Severance for this concert.


Wheelchair Access & Seating

The venue's seating has reserved special areas for those attending with the use of a wheelchair. These seating options are available during your seat selection across seating price levels. Ushers are available to assist, especially in the event of a General Admission concert.

There is barrier-free entry to Severance with automatic sliding doors at our garage entrance on Lower Level One in the CWRU Campus Center Garage. There is an elevator for wheelchair access in the center of the garage for travelling from Lower Level Two (the lowest level) to Lower Level One (the level of our arrival entrance). The Euclid Avenue entrance to Severance is best suited for wheelchair entry, with a convenient drop-off area designated at the curb.


Companion Wheelchair Seating

Wheelchair companion seating is available for purchase online and through Severance Ticket Services. Look for a "C" shape on the seating map when making your selection. 


Assistance for the Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Infrared Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) are available without charge for most performances in the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Concert Hall. Please request one in advance online or by calling the House Manager’s office. You will be asked to provide a driver’s license or ID card upon arrival, which will be held until the return of the device. Head Ushers can explain how to use the ALD.

Interpretive services may be available for certain events at Severance.  Prior arrangements should be made four weeks in advance. Appropriate seat locations may be necessary. TTY line access is available at the public pay phone in the Security Office located at the garage entrance.


Assistance for the Blind or Persons with Low Vision

Large Print Programs are available for most Cleveland Orchestra performances in the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Concert Hall.  These are available at the Coat Room locations or from Head Ushers on each level of the Concert Hall, and at Concert Previews.

For select vocal performances, Braille texts may be available on request with 2 weeks’ notice.


Service Animals

Trained guide dogs and service animals are welcome at Severance. If you have any questions, please contact the Ticket Office or the House Manager.



All Smith Lobby restrooms are fully accessible. In addition, private family-accessible restrooms are located in the Smith Lobby and off the Dress Circle Lobby.


Additional Information

The Cleveland Orchestra is strongly committed to making our facilities and performances accessible to all patrons. For more information regarding all of our accessibility services, please visit our Accessibility page.