Evening Recital 7/7: Christian Grøvlen

Evening Recital with pianist Christian Grøvlen in Troldsalen Sunday July 7 18.00.

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Christian Grøvlen,"... the last in a shining row of Norwegian piano phenomenas" (klassiskmusikk.com), has played the piano since the age of 5 and is today regarded as one of Norway's most prominent young and exciting artists. His studies include The Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien and The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen. In June 2016 he was awarded the Robert Levin Prize in Oslo. In 2017 he was given a two year grant for newly established artists by Arts Council Norway and in march 2018 he was awarded the Leonie Sonning Talent Prize in Denmark. Christian made his Copenhagen Debut in October 2017 and in the Norwegian National Opera in November 2017. His first album “Bach – Inside Polyphony” was relased in summer 2017 to great acclaim. 



Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Piano Sonata No. 27 in E minor, Op. 90
1. Mit Lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruck
2. Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorgetragen

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
3 Lieder ohne Worte

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Ballade in G minor, Op. 24


Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178


Summer Evening Recitals

Summer Evening Recitals with some of Norways finest musicians will be played every Sunday at 18:00, from June 9 to September 8.

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 the pianist during his/her stay as "pianist of the week" at Troldhaugen, in the daily lunchtime concerts at 13:00. More information on the lunchtime concerts here


Tickets include admittance to Edvard Grieg's villa before the concert

Adults: NOK 290
Students/Bergen Card: NOK 250
Children: NOK 50


- Ticketservice online: ticketmaster.no / Tel: 815 33 133
- The Tourist Information Centre in Bergen
- Remaining tickets are sold at the door before the concert

Bus transport for Evening Recitals

Tickets with bus transport includes:
- 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 390/350/100 Tickets for sale at the Tourist Information and online at Visitbergen.com


* Adults NOK 290 / Bergen Card NOK 250 / KODE member NOK 200 / Students and Children NOK 50

Christian Grøvlen. Foto: Cathrine Dokken