15/6: Grieg's birthday RECITAL: KEI SOLVANG

Wednesday 15 June at 18.00:

Edvard Grieg's birthday recital with pianist Kei Solvang in Troldsalen.

June 15th is Edvard Grieg's birthday and 179 years since he was born. We will celebrate the day with a recital with pianist Kei Solvang at 18:00 and invite all concert goers to a Garden Party beforehand from 17:00 (reserve tickets for Garden Party here)

About the recital

Kei Solvang is studying the first year of her Bachelor degree at the Royal Danish Academy of Music with Prof. Jens Elvekjær as her main mentor. She has previously studied at the Grieg Academy's Young Talents Programme and in the Talent Programme by Prof. Jiri Hlinka Piano Academy.

In 2018, Solvang won her class in the Youth Music Championship, as well as the inspiration award and the audience award. In the same year, she had the honor of opening NRK's Grieg minute by minute. In 2019, she won a total of three international awards during the piano competitions in Sweden, Great Britain and Germany. In 2020, she qualified for the semifinals of NRK's music competition "Virtuos" and for the finals of the "Japan e-piano competition". In the summer of 2021, Kei received the "Sonderpreis" (Special Award) during the PIANALE in Germany .


PROGRAM

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) 
Folkelivsbilder / Pictures from Folk Life, op. 19
(dedicated to J. P. E. Hartmann)
- Fjellslått / In the Mountains
- Brudefølget drar forbi / Bridal Procession
- Fra karnevalet / From the Carnival

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
Scherzo op.39 nr.3

Edvard Grieg 
Fire klaverstykker / Four Piano Pieces, Op. 1
(dedicated to Ernst Ferdinand Wenzel)
- Allegro con leggerezza
- Non Allegro e molto espressivo

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Piano Sonate nr. 31, op. 110
 

Tickets:
Adults: NOK 290
KODE members and Students: NOK 100
BergenCard: NOK 250
Children NOK 50

Duration: 60 minutes

Leftover tickets are sold at Troldhaugen. The ticket includes entrance to the museum and to Grieg’s villa.