Ole Edward Antonsen and Fassan Laszlo

With the best modern trumpeter who attracted the world's attention in the Winter Olympics fanfare

A transcendent duo with an organist who is also active in improvisational performances, jazz, and folk music.

Ole Edward Antonsen (trumpet)

Born in Norway in 1962. In 1987, he won the Geneva International Music Competition unanimously by the judges and was praised as the most talented artist since Maurice Andre. His fanfare performances at the Winter Olympics twice, in Albertville in 1992 and Lillehammer in 1994, attracted attention from all over the world. He has collaborated with orchestras around the world, including the Berlin Philharmonic, the Oslo Philharmonic, and the Prague Symphony Orchestra, and in Japan, at the Kioi Sinfonietta's debut performance, he ``controlled the instruments perfectly...with the color and power of a ray of light from heaven.'' Listen to a splendid solo and fascinate the audience. The solo album released in 1992 has sold over 100,000 copies. In addition, the solo album in which he collaborated with Sawallisch is also attracting attention.

Fassan Laszlo (Organ)

Born in Budapest in 1973. He started playing the organ at the age of 13 and in 1998 qualified as an organist and organ professor at the Liszt Conservatory in Budapest. In the same year, he entered the Paris International Conservatoire and studied the organ and improvisational performance. For one year from September 2000, he was appointed as an exclusive organist at the Sapporo Concert Hall. While involved in performance and educational activities at the Sapporo Concert Hall, he is also invited to give concerts at concert halls across Japan. In addition to classical organ works, he is also passionate about improvisational performances, and is focusing on bringing out the full potential of the instrument through different fields such as jazz and folk music.

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