Evening Recital: Tor Espen Aspaas

Evening Recital with pianist Tor Espen Aspaas, August 25, at 18.00.

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Tor Espen Aspaas is one of the most distinguished pianists and music communicators of his generation in Norway. He is also a professor at the Norwegian Academy of Music. He has won numerous prizes and distinctions and has appeared as a soloist with several international orchestras. He made his American debut in spring 2013, with a solo recital in Carnegie Hall.


Edvard Grieg (1843-1907):
Lyriske stykker I / Lyric Pieces I, op. 12
Vals / Waltz
Vektersang / Watchman’s Song
Alfedans / Fairy Dance
Folkevise / Folk Song
Norsk / Norwegian
Albumblad / Album Leaf
Fedrelandssang / National Song

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827) 
Pianosonate nr. 1 i f-moll / Piano Sonata nr. 1 in F minor, op. 2 nr. 1
Menuetto; Allegretto - Trio 

Edvard Grieg:
Lyriske stykker III / Lyric Pieces III, op. 43
Sommerfugl / Butterfly
Ensom vandrer / Solitary Traveller
I hjemmet/ In my Native Country
Småfugl / Little Bird
Erotik / Erotikon
Til Våren / To Spring

Ludwig van Beethoven 
Pianosonate nr. 14 i ciss-moll / Piano Sonata nr. 14 in C-sharp minor, op. 27 nr. 2 "Sonata quasi una fantasia"
Adagio sostenuto
Allegretto - Trio
Presto agitato


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

Tor Espen Aspaas, foto: Tevje Akerø