Concert 26/4: Eriksmoen og Westergaard

Concert in Troldsalen with soprano Mari Eriksmoen and pianist Christian Westergaard, Sunday 26 April at 14:00.

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Almost immediately on completion of her vocal studies in Oslo, Paris and Copenhagen, Bergen-based soprano Mari Eriksmoen was offered to sing Zerbinetta in Ariadne auf Naxos (Strauss) at Theater an der Wien. She made her debut at The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet as Adele in Die Fledermaus and in 2013 she appeared as Waldvogel in Wagner’s Siegfried at the prestigious Teatro alla Scala in Milano.

A confident and versatile concert singer, Eriksmoen has recently made her debut with The Berlin Philhamonic Orhestra and appeared at the Zürich Opera and at the Amsterdam Opera.

For the recital in Troldsalen she has carefully picked a repertoire with works by Norwegian composers Ludvig Irgens Jensen, Agathe Backer Grøndahl og Edvard Grieg.

Christian Westergaard is a Copenhagen based collaborative pianist, who works with leading Danish and Scandinavian singers. He has performed in venues such as Wigmore Hall, Musikhalle, Hamburg and is a recording artist for Dacapo Records. He is educated at The Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen. 


Ludvig Irgens Jensen (1894-1969)
Japanischer Frühling (Japansk Vår)

Agathe Backer Grøndahl (1847-1907)
Fra Barnets vaardag / From The Child’s Spring Day, op. 42
(tekst: Andreas Jynge)
Mot kveld / Eventide
Blomstersanking / Flower gathering
Vaarmorgen i skoven / Spring morning in the wood
Sov saa stille / Cradle song

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Vaaren / Last Spring, op. 33 nr. 2
(tekst: A. O. Vinje)
En fuglevise / A Bird-song, op. 25 nr. 6
(tekst: Henrik Ibsen)
Ved Rondane / At Rondane, op. 33 nr. 9
(tekst: A. O. Vinje)
To brune Øjne / Two Brown Eyes, op. 5 nr. 1
(tekst: H. C. Andersen)

Tickets and information

Date: Sunday 26 April at 14:00
Place: Troldsalen chamber music hall

Adults NOK 290
Bergen Card NOK 250
KODE members NOK 200
Students/Children NOK 200

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* Ordinær kr. 290 / BT-kort og Bergenskort kr. 250 / KODE medlem kr. 200 / Studenter og barn kr. 50