Evening Recital: Tor Espen Aspaas

Evening Recital with pianist Tor Espen Aspaas, Sunday 25 June at 18:00.

Tor Espen Aspaas is one of Norway’s most distinguished pianists and music communicators. He is a Professor at the Norwegian Academy of Music and founder of the “Winter Chamber Music Festival” in Røros, Norway. He has appeared as a soloist with several international orchestras and won numerous prizes; in 2016 he was created Knight 1st class of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav. In 2013 he made his US debut recital at Carnegie Hall, and his discography lists 12 CD titles. 

Sunday 25 June, at 18:00 in Troldsalen

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
Preludium i c-moll | Prelude in C minor, op. 28 nr. 20 

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
I balladetone | In Ballad Style, fra Lyriske stykker | from Lyric Pieces, op. 65 nr. 5 

Frédéric Chopin
Ballader | Ballades 
Nr. 1 i g-moll, opus 23 (1835)
Nr. 2 i F-dur, opus 38 (1836-39)
Nr. 3 i Ass-dur, opus 47 (1841)
Nr. 4 i f-moll, opus 52 (1842) 

Pause / Intermission

Edvard Grieg
Lyric Pieces, selected from all 10 books 
Stamboksblad | Album Leaf, op. 12 nr. 7
Berceuse, op. 38 nr. 1
Sommerfugl | Butterfly, op. 43 nr. 1
Melankoli |Melancholy, op. 47 nr. 5
Scherzo, op. 54 nr. 5
Hjemve | Home-sickness, op. 57 nr. 6 *
Drømmesyn | Phantom, op. 62 nr. 5
Aften på høyfjellet | Evening in the Mountains, op. 68 nr. 4
Skogstillhet | Peace of the Woods, op. 71 nr. 4
Studie | Study – “Hommage à Chopin”, from Moods op. 73 nr. 5

You will also meet Tor Espen Aspaas, during his stay, 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

Tor Espen Aspaas, foto: Tevje Akerø