'Mostly Nordic' series opens with Norwegian pianist's elegant sounds

Pianist Knut Erik Jensen kicks off Seattle’s “Mostly Nordic!” chamber series with an all-Norwegian lecture-recital at the Nordic Heritage Museum

Devotees of piano music can look forward to a little keyboard elegance from Hell this Sunday.

Hell, Norway, that is — a small town east of Trondheim where pianist Knut Erik Jensen was born.

Jensen, 28, will present an all-Norwegian “lecture-recital,” including short works by the country’s most famous composer, Edvard Grieg, and an old staple of “favorite piano music” anthologies, Christian Sinding’s “Rustle of Spring.”

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Source: Seattle Times

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