Edward Gardner, Conductor

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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.
May 2017
Evening performance
Matinee performance
© Benjamin Ealovega
© Benjamin Ealovega
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BergenPeter Grimes - in concert

Britten: Peter Grimes
Edward Gardner; Bergen National Opera; Stuart Skelton; Giselle Allen; Ida Falk Winland; Vibeke Kristensen

LondonProm 1: First Night of the Proms

Coult, Beethoven, Adams
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Igor Levit; BBC Proms Youth Choir; BBC Symphony Chorus

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Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner

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Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Lise Davidsen

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Stravinsky, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Leif Ove Andsnes
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