Edward Gardner, Conductor

Ed Gardner: Bringing Bergen to the world

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

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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BergenGardner and Augestad

Wagner, Hellstenius, Nielsen
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Tora Augestad

BergenFrom the new world with BFUng

Adams, Barber, Dvořák
Bergen Philharmonic Youth Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Sonoko Miriam Shimano Welde

BergenOtello

Verdi: Otello
Edward Gardner; Peter Mumford; Bergen National Opera; Stuart Skelton; Lester Lynch; Hanna Hipp

LondonA Child of Our Time: Refugee Council Fundraiser

Mendelssohn, Tippett
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner; London Philharmonic Choir; Hilary Hahn; Sophie Bevan; Alice Coote

AmsterdamNTR Zaterdagmatinee: Ed Gardner conducts

Janáček, Bartók, Lutosławski
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic; Edward Gardner; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet
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Gardner brings Elgar vividly to life in Basingstoke

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

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

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

Conducted by Edward Gardner, the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra brought a fresh approach to Elgar's First Symphony.
****1
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An evening in Mozart’s luminous shadow

A Mostly Mozart concert conducted by Edward Gardner and featuring Jeremy Denk was an excellent example of what this festival is trying to achieve.
****1
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