After concert conversation with Jonathan Rathbone

Published October 25, 2017, updated November 5, 2018

Simon Kirkbride speaks with Jonathan Rathbone after the Edvard Grieg Kor concert “On the lighter side”. They talk about Rathbone’s arrangements, particularly those of Grieg’s works, as well as the venue for the concert, Troldsalen, at Edvard Grieg’s home, Troldhaugen.

Carmina Burana

Published October 21, 2017, updated November 5, 2018

22 October 2017, 18:00, Grieghallen, Bergen. The Bergen Philharmonic Youth Orchestra offers a rare chance to hear one of the most iconic large-scale orchestral-choral works of the twentieth century. In 1935, German composer Carl Orff encountered a vivid set of poems charting the outlandish pursuits of hedonistic students and monks, the medieval ‘golliards.’ The texts, […]

Håkon Matti Skrede awarded Bergen kommunes kulturpris

Published September 8, 2017, updated November 5, 2018

Huge congratulations to Håkon Matti Skrede who has been awarded the Bergen kommunes kulturpris! He is awarded for his priceless effort for choirs in Bergen, Norway, and his important role for choral development in both Bergen and beyond. This award is a well deserved recognition of the extraordinary contribution which Håkon Matti has given to […]

A little something from Romania

Published May 23, 2017, updated November 1, 2017

Edvard Grieg Kor’s surprise to the audience at the International Music Festival in Timisoara, Romania 3 May 2017. Camera: Stefan Pisti Husac Sound: Lucian Onita and Iosif Todea Editing: Eirik Johannessen