Classical/Contemporary

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Leif Ove AndsnesFrom the Vault: Leif Ove Andsnes – Moments of Freedom 05.10.2012

With pianist Leif Ove Andsnes’ ‘Beethoven Journey’ in motion, we look back at an interview we did with in which he talks about his playing and the moments of perfect freedom that it creates. Mer...


INTRO komponist Ørjan Matre og Øyvind TorvundINTRO Composers win prizes 20.09.2012

Music Information Centre Norway congratulates the two prize winning composers, Ørjan Matre and Øyvind Torvund. During the last week of the Ultima Festival in Oslo they were awarded the two most prestigious prizes for composers in Norway, the Edvard Prize and Arne Nordheim Composer Award respectively. Mer...


Leif Ove AndsnesThe Beethoven Journey 13.09.2012

Celebrated pianist Leif Ove Andsnes embarks on his ‘Beethoven Journey’ - a multi-season project that will make the composer's music the centerpiece of the pianist’s life as a performer and recording artist for the next two seasons. Mer...


MidnattsolA Midnight Sun Dream 20.06.2012

Northern Norway’s unique music festivals should be on the travel itinerary of any culture and nature enthusiast. Out of the many strong events we pick two favourites. Mer...


John Paul JonesMinibus Pimps 18.06.2012

Minibus Pimps to kick start new concert series at London’s Cafe OTO. Mer...


Vilde Frang _ Asconas HoltNew release and summer touring for Vilde Frang 11.06.2012

Hectic summer touring and new EMI Classics release for violinist Vilde Frang. Mer...


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