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Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Bergen

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BergenSeason Finale with Beethoven and Bronfman

Stenhammar, Beethoven, Strauss R.
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Sir Andrew Davis; Yefim Bronfman

BergenChamber Concert: French Spring

Ravel, Debussy
Members of Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra

BergenBerlioz Grande Messe Des Morts

Berlioz Grande Messe Des Morts
Berlioz: Requiem "Grande Messe des morts", Op.5
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Eikanger-Bjørsvik; Edvard Grieg Choir; Bergen Philharmonic Choir; Collegium Musicum Choir

BergenJohan Dalene & Sonoko Miriam Welde with Kremerata Baltica

Sumera, Mendelssohn, Jančevskis, Bach
Kremerata Baltica; Johan Dalene; Sonoko Miriam Shimano Welde
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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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The Flying Dutchman sails into Bergen

Iain Paterson (The Dutchman) © Monika Kolstad | Bergen National Opera
Bergen National Opera’s new production allows the story to speak to itself, while strong performances from Eric Halfvarson and Elisabeth Teige gave the performance its edge.
****1
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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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Edvard Grieg Museum © David Karlin | Bachtrack Ltd
Edvard Grieg Museum
© David Karlin | Bachtrack Ltd