Evening Recital: Bjelland & Sandvik

Evening Recital with pianist Sveinung Bjelland and cellist Audun Sandvik, Sunday August 12, at 18.00.

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Sveinung Bjelland is one of Norway’s leading classical pianists. His recording of Scarlatti and Mendelssohn sonatas received international acclaim and was nominated for the Norwegian Grammy Award (Spellemannsprisen) in 2006. He studied with Hans Leygraf at the Salzburg Mozarteum and at the University of the Arts in Berlin. After his studies, which he completed with top marks and special distinction, he received a number of awards and was awarded “Young Musician of the Year” by the Norwegian Concert Institute in 1999. Since then Sveinung Bjelland has made a name for himself as an extraordinarily multifaceted pianist. 

Audun André Sandvik has studied in Norway and the US. He is a solo cellist in the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and in the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, and also teaches the cello at the Norwegian Academy of Music, as well as his position as Professor of cello at The Music Conservatory, UiT, The Arctic University of Norway. Audun’s light and sincere touch makes him a sought-after soloist and chamber musician on international stages.

Evening Recital, Sunday August 12 at 18.00 in Troldsalen


Summer Evening Recitals

Summer Evening Recitals with some of Norways finest musicians will be played every Sunday at 18:00, from June 17 to August 26.

The concerts takes place in "Troldsalen" - maybe the most beautiful chamber music hall in the world. Duration: Approximately 1,5 hours, including a 15 minute break / intermission.

You will also meet Sveinung Bjelland, during his stay as "pianist of the week" at Troldhaugen, in the daily lunchtime concerts at 13:00. More information on the lunchtime concerts here

Tickets and booking

NOK 250/200/50 (includes admittance to Edvard Grieg's villa before the concert).

Book your tickets at Visitbergen or at Ticketmaster. Remaining tickets are sold at the door before the concert.

Tickets with bus
Evening Recital with bus transport.

  • Bus from Bergen Tourist Information at 16:30
  • Guided tour of Grieg’s villa
  • Recital in Troldsalen at 18:00
  • Return to Bergen city centre at 20:00

NOK 350/100 Tickets for sale at the Tourist Information and online at www.visitbergen.com

* Pris/Price: NOK 250 / BT-kort og Student NOK 200 / Barn/Children NOK 50