Concert Review – Alice Sara Ott at BBC Proms

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Nick Kimberley, London Evening Standard
“Grieg’s Piano Concerto starts big and builds from there. For some, its sound and fury signify not much at all but soloist Alice Sara Ott brought thoughtful engagement and a pleasingly warm tone to the piece. ”

Andrew Clements, The Guardian
“While it was good to hear live the qualities that shine through on Ott’s recordings – the crystalline tone and prodigious range of colour, the perfectly even, crisp technique – the Grieg gives the soloist less interpretative latitude than many concertos, and it was a dazzling encore, Liszt’s La Campanella, that displayed Ott’s remarkable talent most convincingly.”
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Alice makes her BBC Proms debut

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Alice Sara Ott makes her debut at the BBC Proms on 8 August performing Grieg’s Piano Concerto. She will be accompanied by Sakari Oramo and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra.
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Alice performs in Amnesty International gala concert

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Alice Sara Ott takes part in a gala concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Amnesty International with a “festival” for Human Rights on 27 May at the Haus der Kulturen in Berlin. Alice will perform works by Chopin and Liszt during the event.
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Concert Review – Alice Sara Ott at the Barbican

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Tim Ashley, The Guardian
“The soloist, replacing Lang Lang at short notice, was Alice Sara Ott, who gave the kind of gawp-inducing bravura performance of which legends are made.”

Colin Anderson, Classical Source
“She was grand and rhetorical (without forcing), lyrical (without cloying), glittering (without bling), fiery (but not of the flamethrower variety) and loving (without smothering), exploiting an affecting range from dramatically potent to caressing. ”
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Chopin Complete Waltzes album review

Chopin Complete Waltzes album review

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Bryce Morrison, Gramophone
“Only just out of her teens, she leaves you to marvel at her instinct for Chopin’s poetic ambiguity, his alternating melancholy and exuberance, his ultra-Slavonic hope and despair, her playing backed by the sheen of an immaculate technique and pianism.”
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