Garrick Ohlsson
Lauridsen Great Pianists Series

This master pianist delivers a performance with technical prowess and interpretive virtuosity.

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Sheslow Auditorium

Des Moines, Iowa

Sat, Feb 25, 2023

7:30 PM

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Garrick Ohlsson is a big pianist with a calmly commanding presence.

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About the show

Internationally recognized as one of the finest pianists in the world today, Garrick Ohlsson will perform a program of Beethoven, Chopin, Schubert and Scriabin as part of the Lauridsen Great Pianists Series. With a career spanning more than 50 years, Ohlsson produces “a sound so lush it almost glistens” (Seattle Times). Don’t miss his one-night-only recital on February 25! 

The Program


Op. 10 No. 3
Fantasy Op. 49
Sonata No. 4
Etude Op 2. No. 1
Etude Op. 8 No. 10
Poeme Op. 32 No. 1
Sonata No. 5

Practical information


2 hours

Where is the concert happening?

This concert will happen at Sheslow Auditorium, a beautiful recital hall with 776 seats located on Drake University’s campus, just west of the Varsity Theater on 25th Street. Sheslow is physically joined to Old Main, with Sheslow located at the north end of the structure. Entrances are located on the east and west sides of the building.

Where should I park?

Free parking is available on the adjacent streets, and in the large parking lot immediately to the northeast of Sheslow at the corner of Carpenter and 25th St.

Valet parking will be available for $20.

Sponsored by:

Nixon & Virginia Lauridsen