Norwegian Reinvention

Norwegian Reinvention

  • Saturday, June 8 at 7:30 pm
  • Kenworthy Performing Arts Center, Moscow (map)
    • Tickets – $25 General, pay-what-you-can Students & Seniors
  • Sunday, June 9 at 3 pm
  • The Seasons, Yakima (map)
    • Tickets available here– $30 General, $10 Students
  • Monday, June 10 at 7 pm
  • First Free Methodist Church, Seattle (map)
    • Tickets – Free, suggested donation $25

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A collaboration with The Sound Ensemble, directed by Bobby Collins, presenting works by Norwegian composers reinventing old traditions into new creations. The central work of this program is Edvard Grieg’s Holberg Suite. Also featured will be US premieres by Anne Marie Ørbeck, Agnes Ida Pettersen, Anna Berg, and a brand-new commission by NWEGS composer-in-residence, Steven Luksan. Soprano Laura Loge will join them in a performance of David Monrad Johansen songs arranged by Adam Stern. NWEGS Conductor-in-Residence, Abbie Eads, will conduct Grieg’s Holberg Suite. These concerts are also supported and presented in collaboration with Common Tone Arts.


On the Program:

  • Fra Holbergs Tid (Holberg Suite), Op. 40 by Edvard Grieg
  • Syv sanger, Op. 6 by David Monrad Johansen, arr. Adam Stern
  • Miniatyr-suite by Anne Marie Ørbeck (US premiere)
  • Gjendines Bådenlåt by Agnes Ida Pettersen (US premiere)
  • Isomere by Anna Berg (US premiere)
  • New Work by Steven Luksan, NWEGS Composer-in-Residence (World premiere)

This season is supported, in part, by 4Culture. Additionally this tour is supported, in part, by Common Tone Arts.

Wood carving shared with permission from Phil Odden and Else Bigton of Norsk Wood Works.