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London performances for Andsnes in April 06.04.2010
Celebrated pianist Leif Ove Andsnes returns to the UK in April for a performance at the Barbican with the London Symphony Orchestra.
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Serena-Maneesh heads out on US tour 26.03.2010
In support of their stunning new album ‘S-M 2: Abyss in B Minor’ – Serena-Maneesh heads out on a much anticipated US tour.
Ja Ja Ja + Vreid 26.03.2010
Metallers Vreid will be Norway’s contribution to the Nordic club night Ja Ja Ja in London in mid-April.
Spellemannspris winners 08.03.2010
Winners of the prestigious Spellemannspris Awards; the Norwegian equivalent to the Grammy were announced this weekend.
Maja Ratkje: Faster than sound 02.03.2010
Composer and performer Maja Ratkje featured at Wire Magazine-curated multi-tiered performance in the UK.
a-ha to support new talent 01.03.2010
Out of their own pockets, pop icons a-ha are to donate NOK four million and give stage presence at this year’s farewell tour to four up and coming acts.
Maria Mena to the UK 24.02.2010
One of Norway’s most successful pop artists, Maria Mena, will finally make her debut in the UK this spring.
Pirate Bay ban rejected 11.02.2010
Norway’s Civil Court of Appeal has dismissed the music and film industry's appeal against the ISP Telenor, calling for a ban on access to torrent tracker the Pirate Bay.
Content aggravators announce merger 09.02.2010
Norway’s leading digital music content aggravators, Artspages and Phonofile, announce a merger of the two firms.
One Armed Bandit 04.02.2010
Renowned jazztronica collective Jaga Jazzist return with critically acclaimed album after a four year hiatus.
Little Steven to create Norwegian TV-show 29.01.2010
Sopranos star and Bruce Springsteen's sidekick in The E Street Band to create TV series that depicts the road from the songwriting process to the concert arena.
On the domestic market – local repertoire outperforms international 27.01.2010
Historic sales figures from IFPI Norway: 2009 marks the first year ever that the sales value of local repertoire exceeded the international.
Norwegian MP3 pioneers launch new music file format 25.01.2010
MusicDNA, a new rich music file format, has been unveiled by Norwegian MP3 development pioneers.
Showcase Scotland 2010:
The Norwegian folk music scene 25.01.2010
In conjunction with the Norwegian focus at Showcase Scotland, we take the opportunity to present a “state-of-the-scene” outline of Norwegian folk. We spoke with two of the field’s key people, Silje Førland Erdal of the Norwegian Traditional Music Agency and Hilde Bjørkum of the Førde Folk Music Festival
Real Life Is No Cool 21.01.2010
Space-disco master Hans-Peter Lindstrøm has teamed up with esoteric vocalist Christabelle to record one of 2010’s most elegant outings: Real Life Is No Cool.
by:Larm’s official live programme announced 15.01.2010
Scandinavia’s premier music industry gathering; by:Larm announced its official live programme line-up this week.
The whole, the veil and the holes 23.11.2009
A philosophical talk with composer Henrik Hellstenius.
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter 24.02.2010
In addition to listento.no, MIC Norway also devotes time and effort to its social media user base. Join in on the conversation and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Courtesy of MIC’s promotion programme, Listen to Norway, more than 250 recipients all over the world annually receive two carefully selected packages that contain a cross section of the best that Norway’s music scene has to offer.
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MIC's calendar covers the international activities of the Norwegian music scene. Here you can find concert dates, special events, release dates, tour scedules and much more. It also gives you a list of music festivals in Norway.
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MIC’s catalogue section contains works of 20th and 21st century composers. Browse by the following categories: Scores, Audio and Book. It is also possible to search by the name of a composer, a writer or a performer or by type of composition, personnel or numbers of instruments etc.