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Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Bergen

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Bergen3x3 Borealis

3x3 Borealis
Mæland, Ahvenniemi, Skoglund
Bergen National Opera

BergenDer fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)New production

Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)
Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)
Eun Sun Kim; John Ramster; Bergen National Opera; Bridget Kimak; Josep Abril; Iain Paterson; Elisabeth Teige

BergenVerdi's Requiem

Verdi: Messa da Requiem
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Lise Davidsen; Jennifer Johnston; René Barbera; Matthew Rose

BergenYoung Artists Concert

Lars-Thomas Holm, Conductor
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Postcard from Bergen

A quick tour around the fjords, medieval buildings, art and music of Norway's second city - and perhaps the world's most beautifully set recital hall, at the Edvard Grieg Museum.
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A staged Messiah that sheds little light on Handel's oratorio

Messiah © Monika Kolstad
Netia Jones is a visionary stage practitioner, but this show is a rare misjudgement.
***11
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La Passion de Simone: more a love letter than a portrait

La Passione de Simone © Smau Media
Saariaho’s lush orchestral shapes could just as readily suggest ecstasy as agony.
**111
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A stellar Peter Grimes in Bergen

Stuart Skelton (Peter Grimes) © Thor Brødreskift
This Peter Grimes was a tale of two talents: the conductor and the star.
*****
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Edvard Grieg Museum © David Karlin | Bachtrack Ltd
Edvard Grieg Museum
© David Karlin | Bachtrack Ltd