Zwarte Avonden

Published November 2, 2017, updated November 5, 2018

24.11.2017, 19:00, TOON, Jan Evertsenstraat 4, 1057 Amsterdam, Nederland. 25.11.2017, 20:30, Salon de IJzerstaven, Bickersgracht 10, 1013 LE Amsterdam, Netherlands. This Zwarte Avonden program was devised by Tyrone Landau as part of the Bergen Nasjonale Opera, Unge Stemmer program, Edvard Grieg Kor and Edvard Grieg Ungdomskor. Landau has a strong connection with both Bergen Nasjonale […]

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 […]