Grieg in the Northwest

 

These are performances of Edvard Grieg’s music throughout the Northwest that are not sponsored directly by NWEGS.

If you’d like to include your concert on this page, please contact us!

 

EXTRACTION: Art on the Edge of the Abyss

The Sound Ensemble, Bobby Collins, Conductor
October 2, 2021 at 7 pm at Trinity Church Seattle (map)
October 3, 2021 at 7 pm at The Royal Room (map)
Tickets & more information here.

Although the program doesn’t include Grieg, as Grieg was a great supporter of his composer colleagues, we are happy to share this concert. Included in the program is a performance of ROMANTARCTICA by living Norwegian composer Henning Kraggerud. 

On the program:
Žibuoklė Martinaitytė – Solastalgia
Henning Kraggerud – ROMANTARCTICA 
Jerry Mader – Pietà: Lament at the Edge of the Abyss

 

Norwegian Sounds

Philharmonia Northwest, Julia Tai, Music Director & Conductor
Saturday, November 13, 2021 @ 2:00 pm (PST)
Town Hall, Seattle (map)
In-Person & Livestream tickets & more information here

Our President, Laura Loge will be performing David Monrad Johansen’s Syv sange (Seven Songs, Op. 6) arranged for Laura and Philharmonia Northwest by Northwest composer & conductor Adam Stern.

On the program:
Agathe Backer-Grøndahl’s – Scherzo for Orchestra
David Monrad Johansen’s – Syv sange (Seven Songs, Op. 6)
Edvard Grieg’s – Holberg Suite

 

A Little Lunch Music: Anna & Anne-Marie — Songs and Piano Works by Two Norwegians

Music Center of the Northwest
Friday, June 4, 2021 at 8:00 pm at noon
Free Virtual Concert
Information available here

Although this program does not specifically contain Grieg, it presents rarely heard (even in Norway) repertoire by two highly-accomplished and often-overlooked women from Norway from the 19th and 20th centuries.

On the program:
Anna Lindemann – Four songs and two piano pieces
Anna-Marie Ørbeck – Four songs