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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AmsterdamNTR Zaterdagmatinee: Ed Gardner conducts

Janáček, Bartók, Lutosławski
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic; Edward Gardner; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

BergenGardner and Sibelius I

Wigglesworth, Wagner, Sibelius
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Lise Davidsen

OsloGardner and Sibelius I

Wagner, Grieg, Sibelius
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Lise Davidsen

BergenGardner and Sibelius II

Sibelius, Schaathun
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner

BergenVerdi's Requiem

Verdi: Messa da Requiem
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Lise Davidsen; Jennifer Johnston; René Barbera; Matthew Rose
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Unpolished gems: Saint-Saëns, Smetana and more

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

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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