Michael Grolid is a great talent both on viola and as a composer, and this week, he has been an important part of Trondheim Chamber Music Festival. Meet Michael in this video!
We interviewed this year's festival composer, Sally Beamish, to hear her thoughts on the festival.
Thursday, Wolfgang Plagge's new version of Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf - Peter and the Wolf(gang) - was well received by the audience at Dokkhuset. After the concert, our panel discussed music and politics.
A flashback to the Opening Concert with Nordic Brass Ensemble, Chilingirian String Quartet, Trio Isimsiz, The Trondheim Soloists and Chris Stout & Catriona McKay.
This year, Kaleidoscope Trondheim is playing in the great hall in Olavshallen, and are performing with no less than Trondheim Symphony Orchestra!
We challenged folk singer Unni Boksasp to find the sound of Trondheim Chamber Music Festival. She teamed up with Trygve Brøske, and here you can hear the result!
The application is now open, apply before it closes on September 1st.
With a night time concert in Nidaros Cathedral and Tyrolean music at the new Heidi’s Bier Bar at the Solsiden concert venue, a breadth of musical experiences is assured at this year’s Trondheim Chamber Music Festival, running from 26 September to 1 October. Folk music is also at centre-stage in the festival programme, inspired by the British festival composer Sally Beamish.
See the 2016 festival video here!
Two international reporters, from the reputable Musical America and Seismograf respectively, visited Trondheim Chamber Music Festival this year. They left the festival with great memories.
There were fun for all ages during Amazing Afternoon at Ringve Museum.
The music got wings when Gabriela Montero and Henning Kraggerud improvised together in the Freemason Hall. And it was great fun, too!
Sørensen is impressed by the energy of the festival organizers: - They leap, take chances; It's like a free fall, says the Danish festival composer. Watch the video interview here.
Europes best chamber ensembles, Pavel Haas Quartet and Trio con Brio Copenhagen, played classical gems in the Freemasons Hall.
Festival composer Bent Sørensens best advice for the audience is not to try and understand the music, just listen. During the opening concert in the Nidaros Cathedral, the audience got a close-up of the danish composer's music, and it was love at first sight.
The first concert of the festival was a great success. Dokkhuset, one of the most prestigious concert halls of the city, celebrated its 10 years anniversary with Trondheim Jazz Orchestra, Trondheim Voices and the Trondheim Soloists on the same stage.
The Final rounds of the 9th TICC competition was held Saturday 30 September in the Freemasons Hall in Trondheim, Norway. The Scottish Maxwell Quartet won the competiton with festival engagements and 15 000 €. As well as convincing the jury, the quartet also won the audience prize, and are invited back to next year’s festival as festival artists.