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Bergen, Norway
Thu 25 Apr at 19:30

Grieg Hall (Grieghallen), Bergen

Young Artists' Concert 2019
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 1 in F sharp minor, Op.1
Haydn, Cello Concerto no. 2 in D major, Hob VIIb:2
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Mozart, La clemenza di Tito, K621: Parto, parto
Strauss R., Das Rosenband, Op.36 no.1
Strauss R., Cäcilie, Op.27 no.2
Lalo, Cello concerto in D minor
Cathrine Winnes, Conductor
Nikita Khnykin, Piano
Leonardo Chiodo, Cello
Lorenz Karls, Violin
Ingvild Schultze-Florey, Mezzo-soprano
Fred Lindberg, Cello
Sat 27 Apr at 14:00

Grieg Hall (Grieghallen), Bergen

Family Concert
Unknown, to be announced
Bergen Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
May 02, 03

Grieg Hall (Grieghallen), Bergen

Beethoven's Ninth
Schoenberg, Erwartung
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Sara Jakubiak, Soprano
Marita Sølberg, Soprano
Ingeborg Gillebo, Mezzo-soprano
Bror Magnus Tødenes, Tenor
Audun Iversen, Baritone
Bergen Philharmonic Choir
Edvard Grieg Choir
Håkon Matti Skrede, Choirmaster / chorus director
Thu 9 May at 19:30

Troldhaugen: Troldsalen, Bergen

Carl Arnold in good company
Mozart, Duo in B flat for Violin and Viola, K424
Beethoven, Kakadu Variations, Op.121a
Arnold, Grand Sextet
Day Anders Eriksen, Violin
Jutta Morgenstern, Violin
Hans Gunnar Hagen, Viola
Siri Hilmen, Cello
Gregory Koeller, Double Bass
Torleif Torgersen, Fortepiano

Grieg Hall (Grieghallen), Bergen

Waiting by Calixto Bieito and Karl Ove Knausgård- Dramatised Concert
World première
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Knausgård, Other (World première)
Mari Eriksmoen, Soprano
Eivind Gullberg Jensen, Conductor
Edvard Grieg Choir
Calixto Bieito, Director
Sarah Derendinger, Video Artist
Wed 22 May at 12:30
Bergen International Festival

Edvard Griegs Plass, Bergen

Opening Ceremony Free
May 23 mat, mat, 24 mat
Bergen International Festival

Grieg Hall (Grieghallen), Bergen

Drop in Concerts (Tickets at the door)
Programme to be announced

Studio Bergen, Bergen

Carte Blanche: Echo Flux
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The departed Heart (Music by Sebastian Rivas) (Alban Richard)
Primal (Ayelen Parolin)
Carte Blanche
Thu 23 May at 19:00
Bergen International Festival

Universitetsaulaen, Universitet i Bergen, Bergen

Noah Bendix-Balgley and Friends
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Brahms, String Quintet no. 2 in G major, Op.111
Schubert, String Quartet in C minor "Quartettsatz" D.703
Schulhoff, String Quartet no. 1
Noah Bendix-Balgley, Violin
Sonoko Miriam Shimano Welde, Violin
Ludvig Gudim, Violin
Johan Dalene, Violin
Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad, Viola
Thu 23 May at 19:30
Bergen International Festival

Haakon's Hall (Håkonshallen), Bergen

The Brandenburg Concertos with Concerto Copenhagen
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Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV1048
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 4 in G major, BWV1049
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 in F major, BWV1047
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D major, BWV1050
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 6 in B flat major, BWV1051
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 1 in F major, BWV1046
Lars Ulrik Mortensen, Harpsichord

Grieg's Villa (Troldhaugen), Bergen

Beethoven, 33 variations for piano in C major 'Diabelli Variations', Op.120
Paul Lewis, Piano
Fri 24 May at 19:00
Bergen International Festival

Solstrand Hotel & Bad, Bergen

Geir Draugsvoll & Mette Rasmussen
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Froholm, Dinas Waltz (Arr. Geir Draugsvoll)
Unknown, 2 Swedish Folk tunes (Arr. Geir Draugsvoll)
Mossenmark, Waterspirit
Carl Nielsen / Tage Mortensen, 2 Danish Folk tunes (Arr. Geir Draugsvoll)
Works by Lohse
Piazzolla, Oblivion
Piazzolla, Michelangelo 70
Piazzolla, Milonga del Angel
Piazzolla, Libertango
Geir Draugsvoll, Accordion
Mette Rasmussen, Piano
Fri 24 May at 19:30
Bergen International Festival

Haakon's Hall (Håkonshallen), Bergen

Grieg, Fire Salmer, Op.74 (A: Paul Robinson & Tyrone Landau)
Grieg, Ave Maris Stella
Grieg, Norwegian folk tune (A: Paul Robinson)
Bull, Säterjäntans söndag (The Herd Maidens Sunday) (A: Paul Robinson)
Backer-Grondahl, Aftnener stille
Grieg, Holberg Suite, Op.40 (A: Jonathan Rathbone)
Edvard Grieg Choir
Silje Solberg, Fiddle
Sat 25 May at 11:30 and 14:30
Bergen International Festival

Ole Bull's Home in Lysøen, Bergen

Noah Bendix Blagley with Christoph Traxler
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Bach, Sonata for violin and keyboard no. 4 in C minor, BWV1017
Brahms, Violin Sonata no. 2 in A major, Op.100
Bloch, Baal Shem
Ravel, Tzigane, for violin and piano
Noah Bendix-Balgley, Violin
Christoph Traxler, Piano
Sat 25 May at 15:00
Bergen International Festival

Tone Castle (Siljustøl), Bergen

Eirik Johan Grøtvedt & Eirik Haug Stømner
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Grieg, The First Meeting, op.1 no. 1
Saeverud, Rendezvous – but she didn't come!, op. 18 no. 1
Grieg, The Poet's Heart, Op.5 no.2
Grieg, A bird cried out, op. 60, no. 4
Saeverud, Småfuglvals ('Small Bird Waltz'), Op.18 no. 2
Schumann, Dichterliebe, Op.48
Strauss R., Ruhe, meine Seele, Op.27 no.1
Strauss R., Heimliche Aufforderung, Op.27 no.3
Strauss R., Morgen Op.27 no.4
Strauss R., Die Nacht, Op.10 no.3
Strauss R., Zueignung (Dedication), Op.10 no.1
Eirik Haug Stømner, Piano
Eirik Johan Grøtvedt, Tenor
Sat 25 May at 19:00
Bergen International Festival

Universitetsaulaen, Universitet i Bergen, Bergen

Ketil Hvoslef 80
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Hvoslef, String Quartet no. 1
Hvoslef, Trio for Soprano, Alton and Piano
Hvoslef, Octopus Rex for 8 Celli
Hvoslef, String Quartet no. 4 (World première)
Hvoslef, Concerto for Violin and Pop Band
Ricardo Odriozola, Violin
Mara Smiuske, Violin
Ilze Klava, Viola
Ragnhild Sannes, Cello
Mari Grue, Soprano
Sat 25 May at 19:30
Bergen International Festival

Haakon's Hall (Håkonshallen), Bergen

Charlie Albright
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Programme to include:
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 14 in C sharp minor "Moonlight", Op.27 no.2
Menotti, The Old Man and the Thief: Ricercare and Toccata
Chopin, Variations in B flat major on "la ci darem la mano" for piano and orchestra, Op.2
Charlie Albright, Piano
Sat 25 May at 19:30
Bergen International Festival

Troldhaugen: Troldsalen, Bergen

Daniel Behle & Sveinung Bjelland
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Schubert, Die schöne Müllerin (W. Müller), D.795
Daniel Behle, Tenor
Sveinung Bjelland, Piano
Sun 26 May at 11:30 and 14:30
Bergen International Festival

Ole Bull's Home in Lysøen, Bergen

Marianne Thorsen & Håvard Gimse
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Hurum, Sonata no 1. in D-minor, op. 2
Tchaikovsky, Souvenir d'un lieu cher: three pieces for violin with piano, Op.42
Halvorsen, Norwegian air in E minor, Op.7
Bull, Barcarolle
Bull, Sigrids sang
Bull, Cantabile Doloroso
Bull, Polacca guerriera
Marianne Thorsen, Violin
Håvard Gimse, Piano
Mon 27 May at 19:00
Bergen International Festival

Universitetsaulaen, Universitet i Bergen, Bergen

Sonnets with Crescendo
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Mozart, Violin Sonata in B flat major, "Strinasacchi", K454
Brahms, Cello Sonata no. 1 in E minor for Cello and Piano, Op.38
Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 7 in C minor, Op.30 no.2
Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 8 in G major, Op.30 no.3
Sonoko Miriam Shimano Welde, Violin
Johan Dalene, Violin
Ludvig Gudim, Violin
Amalie Stalheim, Cello
Christian Grovlen, Piano
Mon 27 May at 19:30
Bergen International Festival

Troldhaugen: Troldsalen, Bergen

Trio con Brio Copenhagen
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Grieg, Andante Con Moto in C minor for piano trio
Beethoven, Piano Trio no. 5 in D major "Ghost", Op.70 no.1
Shostakovich, Piano Trio no. 2 in E minor, Op.67
Soo-Kyung Hong, Cello
Soo-Jin Hong, Violin
Jens Elvekjaer, Piano
Wed 29 May at 18:00
Bergen International Festival

Troldhaugen: Troldsalen, Bergen

Steven Isserlis & Robert Levin I
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Beethoven, Cello Sonata no. 1 in F major, Op.5 no.1
Beethoven, 12 Variations on Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen, Op.66
Beethoven, Cello Sonata no. 4 in C major, Op.102 no.1
Steven Isserlis, Cello
Robert Levin, Piano
Wed 29 May at 19:30
Bergen International Festival

Cathedral (Domkirken), Bergen

Bergen Domkor
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Ødegaard, Miss Convalla (World première)
Kalvenes, Missa de Lumine (World première)
Djupedal, Sunnefa-migrant
Kjetil Almenning, Choirmaster / chorus director
Bergen Domkor
Wed 29 May at 19:30
Bergen International Festival

Haakon's Hall (Håkonshallen), Bergen

Beethoven, Piano Trio no. 2 in G major, Op.1 no.2
Bloch, Three Nocturnes for piano trio
Shostakovich, Piano Trio no. 1 in C minor, Op.8
Mendelssohn, Piano Trio no. 2 in C minor, Op.66
Grieg Trio
Sølve Sigerland, Violin
Ellen Margrete Flesjø, Cello
Vebjørn Anvik, Piano
Wed 29 May at 20:00
Bergen International Festival

Troldhaugen: Troldsalen, Bergen

Steven Isserlis & Robert Levin II
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Beethoven, 12 Variations on a theme by Handel from Judas Maccabaeus, WoO 45
Beethoven, Cello Sonata no. 5 in D major , Op.102 no.2
Beethoven, Cello Sonata no. 2 in G minor, Op.5 no.2
Steven Isserlis, Cello
Robert Levin, Piano
Thu 30 May at 19:30
Bergen International Festival

Haakon's Hall (Håkonshallen), Bergen

Leif Ove Andsnes & Friends
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Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 7 in F sharp minor, Op.108
Mozart, Quartet in G minor for Piano and Strings, K478
Wustin, Dedication for Cello, Marimba and Piano
Dohnányi, Piano Quintet no. 2 in E flat minor, Op.26
Leif Ove Andsnes, Piano
Sonoko Miriam Shimano Welde, Violin
Johan Dalene, Violin
Ludvig Gudim, Violin
Timothy Ridout, Viola
Fri 31 May at 19:30
Bergen International Festival

Troldhaugen: Troldsalen, Bergen

The Goldberg Variations – Mahan Esfahani
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Bach, Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Mahan Esfahani, Harpsichord
Fri 31 May at 20:00
Bergen International Festival

Grieg Hall (Grieghallen), Bergen

Mimodramas - dance and music
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Cosmigimmicks - a musical pantomime 23' (Music by Unsuk Chin)
Aventures 11' (Music by György Ligeti)
Nouvelle Aventures 12' (Music by György Ligeti)
Three pieces for string quartet no. 7 (Music by Stravinsky)
Gougalon - Scenes from a Street Theatre no. 23 (Music by Unsuk Chin)
Carte Blanche
Pierre-André Valade, Conductor
BIT20 Ensemble
Donatienne Michel-Dansac, Soprano
Omar Ebrahim, Baritone
Kai Wessel, Countertenor
Fri 31 May at 22:30
Bergen International Festival

Grieg's Villa (Troldhaugen), Bergen

Tor Espen Aspaas I
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Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 30 in E major, Op.109
Grieg, Piano Sonata in E minor, Op.7
Hovland, Raindrop Étude
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 31 in A flat major, Op.110
Tor Espen Aspaas, Piano
Sat 1 Jun at 11:30 and 14:30
Bergen International Festival

Ole Bull's Home in Lysøen, Bergen

Ye-Eun Choi with Dmitry Shiskhin
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Bach, Sonata for violin and keyboard no. 1 in B minor, BWV1014
Ravel, Violin Sonata no. 2 in G major
Franck, Violin Sonata in A major
Ye-Eun Choi, Violin
Dmitry Shishkin, Piano
Sat 1 Jun at 18:00 and 20:00
Bergen International Festival

Troldhaugen: Troldsalen, Bergen

Programme to be announced
Hilary Hahn, Violin
Sat 1 Jun at 19:30
Bergen International Festival

Haakon's Hall (Håkonshallen), Bergen

Michala Petri & Esfahani Mahan
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Bach, Flute Sonata in G minor, BWV1020
van Eyck, Two Variations for Descant Recorder solo: Prince Robbert's Masco
Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in B minor, K87
Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in D minor, K516
Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in D minor, K517
Bach, Flute Sonata in E minor, BWV1034
Bach, Flute Sonata in B minor, BWV1030
Thommessen, The Blackbird for Treble Recorder solo (composed 1981 for M. Petri)
Christiansen, It is Spring, op. 57 (composed 1970 for M. Petri)
Bach, Flute Sonata in C major, BWV1033
Michala Petri, Recorder
Mahan Esfahani, Harpsichord
Sat 1 Jun at 22:30
Bergen International Festival

Grieg's Villa (Troldhaugen), Bergen

Tor Espen Aspaas II
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Schumann, Arabeske in C major, Op.18
Grieg, Lyric Pieces for piano, Op.43
Stromholm, Water: a phenomenological study
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 32 in C minor, Op.111
Tor Espen Aspaas, Piano
Sun 2 Jun at 11:30 and 14:30
Bergen International Festival

Ole Bull's Home in Lysøen, Bergen

Annar Follesø & Wolfgang Plagge
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Bull, Vilspel i lio
Paganini, Cantabile
Joplin, Six Rags (arr. Itzhak Perlman)
Bull, Largo posato e rondo capriccioso
Annar Folleso, Violin
Wolfgang Plagge, Piano
Sun 2 Jun at 11:00
Bergen International Festival

Cathedral (Domkirken), Bergen

Sing with Bergen Domkor Free
Mozart, Missa brevis in G, K49 (K47d)
Kjetil Almenning, Choirmaster / chorus director
Bergen Domkor
Sun 2 Jun at 12:00
Bergen International Festival

Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek, Bergen

Meet the Festival Composer Free
Sun 2 Jun at 18:30
Bergen International Festival

Haakon's Hall (Håkonshallen), Bergen

Vertavokvartetten with Paul Lewis
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Haydn, String Quartet no. 58 in F major, Op.74 No.2, Hob III:73
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 12 in A, K414 (K385p)
Smetana, String Quartet no.1 in E minor 'From my life'
Vertavo Quartet
Oyvor Volle, Violin
Annabelle Meare, Violin
Berit Cardas, Viola
Bjørg Lewis, Cello
Paul Lewis, Piano
Sun 2 Jun at 19:30
Bergen International Festival

Troldhaugen: Troldsalen, Bergen

Astrid Nordstad & Christian Grøvlen
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Dvořák, Cigánské melodie (Gypsy Songs) on poems by A. Heyduk, Op.55
Bartók, 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs, BB 79, Sz 71
Grieg, Haugtussa (The Mountain Maid), Op.67
Astrid Nordstad, Mezzo-soprano
Christian Grovlen, Piano
Mon 3 Jun at 19:30
Bergen International Festival

Grieg Hall (Grieghallen), Bergen

Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott
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Works by Stravinsky
Prokofiev, Sonata for Cello and Piano in C major, Op.119
Rachmaninov, Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.19
Yo-Yo Ma, Cello
Kathryn Stott, Piano
Mon 3 Jun at 19:30
Bergen International Festival

Troldhaugen: Troldsalen, Bergen

Oslo String Quartet
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Haydn, String Quartet no. 66 in G major "Lobkowitz", Op.77 no.1, Hob III:81
Chin, ParaMetaString
Debussy, String Quartet in G minor, Op.10
Oslo String Quartet
Geir Inge Lotsberg, Violin
Liv Hilde Klokk, Violin
Magnus Boye Hansen, Violin
Øystein Sonstad, Cello
Tue 4 Jun at 19:30
Bergen International Festival

Cathedral (Domkirken), Bergen

The Arctic Philharmonic Sinfonietta
World première
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Chin, Double bind
Chin, Akrostichon-Wortspiel
Buene, Violin Concerto for Solo Violin and full Sinfoniette
Arctic Philharmonic Sinfonietta
Timothy Weiss, Conductor
Sarah Herchkowitz, Soprano
Peter Herresthal, Violin
Wed 5 Jun at 18:00
Bergen International Festival

Grieg Hall (Grieghallen), Bergen

Closing Concert
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Ligeti, Mysteries of the Macabre
Chin, Piano Concerto
Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Shiri Hershkovitz, Soprano
Sunwook Kim, Piano
Ekaterina Gubanova, Mezzo-soprano
Thu 3 Oct at 19:30

Grieg Hall (Grieghallen), Bergen

Queen Sonja International Music Competition: Prize-winner Concert
Contestants of the Queen Sonja International Music Competition, Voice