Villa Concert 26/1: Kei Solvang

On selected Sundays in January and February we invite you to exclusive matiné concerts in Nina and Edvard Grieg's villa. 

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Enjoy the beautiful villa, which Edvard Grieg referred to as his “best opus so far”. The concerts are arranged in the Grieg-couples sitting room, and will be performed on Grieg’s own Steinway Grand Piano from 1892.

All four concerts will be presented by professional musicians from Bergen, some young talents and some with international careers. Be sure to book your tickets early, there is only 45 tickets per concert!

Sunday 26 January at 13:00
Kei Solvang, piano

About the musician: 

Kei Solvang (b. 2002)  is currently in her 2nd grade at the Department of Music, Langhaugen High-School, Bergen. From 2017 onwards she has been a member of The Young Talents Program at The Grieg Academy, University of Bergen, and the Talent program at Prof. Jiri Hlinka`s Piano Academy from 2018. From 2019 she was selected as a regular member of the National Fostering of Piano Talents.  

In the event of the 175th anniversary of the birth of Edvard Grieg (June 2018), Kei Solvang was selected to open the 30 hours of live TV broadcasting by performing Grieg`s “4 Piano Pieces - Opus 1”. The same year Solvang participated in the Norwegian National Music Championship for youth and was awarded the 1st prize at her age class in piano. Moreover, she was awarded the Inspiration Prize and the Audience Prize and received invitations to perform as a soloist at various concerts in Norway. In 2019 Solvang participated in international piano competitions on three occasions. She was awarded the 3rd prize at both the Nordic Junior Piano (Sweden) Competition and at the Windsor International Piano Competition. 

Program

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Fra Fire klaverstykker / From Four Piano Pieces, op. 1
Allegro con leggerezza

Fra Lyriske stykker III / Lyric Pieces III, op. 43

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Fra Pianosonate i Ess-dur / From Piano Sonata in E-flat major, Hob. XVI:52
Allegro

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Fra / From Carnival, op. 9

Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
Fra Ti Preludier / From Ten Preludes, op. 23
Nr. 2, Maestoso

Tickets

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

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