Aksel Kolstad Classical Piano and Stand Up Comedy "The New Norwegian Victor Borge" at Carnegie Hall Oct 10

Award-winning composer, pianist and stand-up comedian Aksel Kolstad will perform at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall Sunday October 10th, 2010. This full-length performance of "The Aksel Kolstad Show" will include Kolstad's own compositions, interspersed with stand up comedy and cultural commentary throughout the night.

Program:
Kolstad: La Follia
Kolstad: Variation on a theme by George Gershwin
Kolstad: Variation on a theme by Sergej Rachmaninov
Kolstad: 5 surreal interpretations of 5 lyric pieces by Edvard Grieg
Kolstad: Harlekin-variations
Kolstad: 5 Goldfish-preludes
Kolstad: Deux morceaux fantasque
all composed by Aksel Kolstad

Kolstad recently performed a preview show in New York hosted by the Norwegian Consulate. You can see a clip from the preview show here. "Kolstad is one of our brightest young artists. We are proud to have such a talented individual representing Norwegian culture on the stage at Carnegie Hall," says Henrik Width, Norwegian Consul in New York.

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