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OSLO GRIEG FESTIVAL - programme 2014

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Saturday 3 May at 14:00
National Gallery
OPENING CONCERT
Nina Gravrok, soprano
Yngve Søberg, bass-baritone
Einar Steen-Nøkleberg, piano
Works by Grieg, Alnæs, Schubert, Mahler and R. Strauss. (programme)
Tickets NOK 200 (children/youth/students/members NOK 100) at the entrance from one hour before the concert or at Billettservice.
Sunday 4 May at 14:00
National Gallery
USEFUL AND BEAUTIFUL! THE DISCOVERY OF NORWEGIAN NATURE IN PAINTING AND MUSIC
Tour in the exhibition ”Images of an Era. Norway 1814”. by Frithjof Bringager.
The soprano Helene Wold and the guitarist Vegard Lund perform music from around 1814. (programme)
Free entrance.
Sunday 4 May at 15:00
National Gallery
FROM GRIEF TO VIABILITY
Jens Harald Bratlie, piano
Works by Grieg and Brahms. (programme)
Tickets NOK 200 (children/youth/students/members NOK 100) at the entrance from one hour before the concert or at Billettservice.
Tuesday 6 May at 19:00
Engebret Café
GRIEG AND BEYER
The Grieg specialist Bjørn Øgaard talks about the friends Edvard Grieg and Frants Beyer.
Jon Harthug, tenor
Unni Løvlid, folk-singer
Joachim Kwetzinsky, piano
Music by Grieg and Beyer.
Dinner "in the spirit of Grieg" from about 20:00. (programme)
Tickets NOK 100 at the entrance from one hour before the concert or at Billettservice.
Dinner of three dishes NOK 485 may be prebooked at Engebret Café, e-mail post@engebret-cafe.no, phone 22 82 25 25.
Thursday 8 May at 17:00
National Gallery
COMPOSER PORTRAIT: CECILIE ORE
The soprano Eir Inderhaug gives the world premiere of the commission Who do you think you are?
Nordic Voices performs the choral works Schwirren and Toil & Trouble (world premiere)
Journalist Ida Habbestad makes an interview with the composer
Works by Cecilie Ore. (programme)
Tickets NOK 200 (children/youth/students/members NOK 100) at the entrance from one hour before the concert or at Billettservice.
Friday 9 May at 19:00
Oslo University Hall
NATION-BUILDING FOR MALE CHOIR
Norwegian Student Choral Society, conductor Carl Høgset
Harald Herresthal, introductions
Works by Grieg, Halvorsen, Nordraak etc. (programme)
Tickets NOK 200 (children/youth/students free, members NOK 100) at the entrance from one hour before the concert or at Billettservice.
Saturday 10 May at 12:00
Oslo Cathedral
GRIEG IN THE OSLO CATHEDRAL
Geir Inge Lotsberg, violin
Kåre Nordstoga, organ
Works by Grieg, Svendsen, Olsson and Egge. (programme)
Tickets NOK 100 at the entrance from one hour before the concert or at Billettservice.
Saturday 10 May at 13:00
Music Pavilion
CELEBRATING THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NORWEGIAN CONSTITUTION
Band of the Oslo Brigade, conductor Jan Eriksen
Works by Grieg's contemporaries. (programme)
Free entrance.
Saturday 10 May at 14:30
National Theatre
AROUND THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF JOHAN HALVORSEN
Barratt Due's Junior Ensemble
Henning Kraggerud, violin
Håvard Gimse, piano
Harald Herresthal, introductions
Works by Halvorsen and Grieg. (programme)
Tickets NOK 200 (children/youth/students/members NOK 100) at the ticket office of the National Theatre or at the theatre's website.
Sunday 11 May at 14:00
National Gallery
A YOUNG NATION FINDS ITS CULTURAL IDENTITY
Tour in the exhibition ”Images of an Era. Norway 1814”. by Frithjof Bringager.
The soprano Helene Wold and the guitarist Vegard Lund perform music from around 1814. (programme)
Free entrance.
Sunday 11 May at 15:00
National Gallery
NORWEGIAN SONGS FROM 1814 TO 2014
Helene Wold, soprano
Eir Inderhaug, soprano
Singers from Barratt Due, Norwegian Academy of Music and Opera School
Vegard Lund, guitar
Lina Braaten, piano (programme)
Tickets NOK 200 (children/youth/students/members NOK 100) at the entrance from one hour before the concert or at Billettservice.
Sunday 11 May at 19:30
Oslo Cathedral
FINAL OF THE 18TH INTERNATIONAL EDVARD GRIEG COMPETITION FOR COMPOSERS
Marcus André Berg, Ole Andreas Fevang and Kåre Nordstoga, organ.
Oslo Cathedral Choir, conductor Terje Kvam
Frank Havrøy, baritone
The winning works for solo organ ("Variations on a Theme by Grieg"). Grieg's Four Psalms for choir Op. 74. (programme)
Tickets NOK 200 (children/youth/students/members NOK 100) at the entrance from one hour before the concert or at Billettservice.