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Edward Gardner, Conductor

Ed Gardner: Bringing Bergen to the world

Edward Gardner conducts the Bergen Philharmonic © Helge Skodvin
The conductor talks streaming and touring as he starts his third season with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra 

Rolling his sleeves up: Ed Gardner in Bergen

Ed Gardner and the Bergen Philharmonic © Helge Skodvin
As commutes go, London to Bergen has its attractions. Nearly a year into the post of chief conductor at the Bergen Philharmonic, Ed Gardner has a bounce in his step and exudes genuine enthusiasm for the job.
© Benjamin Ealovega
© Benjamin Ealovega
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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

BergenGrieg & Gubaidulina with Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester, Gidon Kremer & Ah Ruem Ahn

Gubaidulina, Vaughan Williams, Grieg
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Gidon Kremer; Ah Ruem Ahn

LondonProm 41: Edward Gardner conducts Elgar and Vaughan Williams

Boulanger, Elgar, Vaughan Williams
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Sophie Bevan; Neal Davies; Jean-Guihen Queyras; BBC Symphony Chorus

AmsterdamBrahms’ Violin Concerto

© Benjamin Ealovega
Wagner, Brahms, Sibelius
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner; James Ehnes

LondonProm 52: Edward Gardner & Bergen Philharmonic

Wagner, Wallin, Sibelius
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Alina Ibragimova
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Unpolished gems: Saint-Saëns, Smetana and more

Louis Lortie © Elias
BBC Philharmonic and Edward Gardner tackle Janáček’s Sinfonietta in a well-crafted programme of French and Czech music.
***11
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Gardner brings Elgar vividly to life in Basingstoke

Edward Gardner conducts the Philharmonia at The Anvil © Camilla Greenwell
New and old rubbed shoulders in this thrilling Philharmonia Orchestra concert of Elgar and Joseph Phibbs.
*****
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James Ehnes excels in Beethoven's Violin Concerto

James Ehnes © Benjamin Ealovega
Ehnes excels in Beethoven, and Gardner draws lovely tone from the RNSO.
****1
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A powerful Peter Grimes in Edinburgh

Curtain call of Peter Grimes © Beth Chalmers
Stuart Skelton’s visceral Peter Grimes is matched by a strong cast with thrilling playing and singing from the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra under Edward Gardner.
****1
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Vibrant performances from the Bergen Philharmonic

Members of the Bergen Philharmonic © Oddleiv Apneseth
Conducted by Edward Gardner, the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra brought a fresh approach to Elgar's First Symphony.
****1
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