Leif Ove Andsnes Segment Title: A Norwegian, wielding hammers ...and strings. Leif Ove Andsnes has awesome musical powers, yet in person he is quiet and contemplative. Because, he says, the piano is his true voice. Royce Vavrek Segment Title: Forthright at the Opera - Royce Vavrek doesn't court controversy, but it seems to follow in his shadow. The celebrated opera librettist and lyricist says if his work provokes, it's not to advance any personal agenda.