Among Austbø's recordings are works by Olivier Messiaen, Claude Debussy, Alexander Scriabin (complete piano sonatas), Erik Satie, Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, Leoš Janáček (complete works for piano), and Edvard Grieg (complete Lyric Pieces). He has done many recordings for the label Brilliant Classics.
Awards and recognition
In 1971, he obtained the first prize of the International Competition for contemporary music Olivier Messiaen. In 1998, he was awarded the Edison Prize for his recording of Olivier Messiaen's Catalog of Birds. In 2003, he was awarded the Grieg Prize by the Grieg Museum in Norway.
- Home page of Håkon Austbø
- Håkon Austbø celebrates 40 years behind the piano on the site of the Music Information Centre (MIC) Norway
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