9. dec: Astrid Nordstad & Pål Eide

Rectial in Troldsalen with mezzo-soprano Astrid Nordstad and pianist Pål Eide, Sunday 9 December at 14.00. 

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Mezzo-soprano Astrid Nordstad (b. 1990) is a talented singer who already at a young age impresses and captivates her audience. In her second year at the Royal Opera Academy, Copenhagen she sang Flora La Traviata in numerous performances at the Royal Opera, conducted by Pier Giorgio Morandi. She has sung excerpts from La Cenerentola - "Sin non piu mesta" in concert with orchestra under the baton of Michael Boder. Spring 2017 she convincingly sang the title role in The rape of Lucretia on the Takkelloft stage at the Royal Opera, Copenhagen. She also sang The Mother in the Danish national romantic piece "Elverskud" by Niels W. Gade. In spring 2018 she is engaged to sing Flora at the Trondheim Opera and she will join the soloist ensemble at the Norwegian Opera in 2018/19. Astrid Nordstad is already much in demand as a concert singer and performs regularly in Norway and Denmark. She won third prize in the Copenhagen Lied Duo Competition in 2017.

Pål Eide (b.1970) Bergen-born pianist Pål Eide studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Music with Tom Ernst and in the Soloist Class with José Ribera, at the Tchakovsky Conservatory in Moscow with Tatjana Nicolayeva and Naum Starkmann and later with Jiri Hlinka in Oslo.He has established a reputation as one of the interesting Scandinavian pianists of his generation. The press has predicted him a promising future, calling him a coming star in the world of classical music.

Selected reviews of Pål Eide:
"He has a way of getting inside the music to elucidate the extra-musical imagery behind the notes." Fanfare Magazine/Jerry Dubins
"He makes the piano sound like an orchestra, painting vividly graphic soundscapes on the piano." Clavier Companion/Wei Chen Lin


Christmas Recital in Troldsalen
Sunday 9 December 2018 at 14:00

Astrid Nordstad, mezzosopran
Pål Eide, piano

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907): Romanser og ballader / Songs and Ballads, Op. 9
(text: Andreas Munch)
Harpen / The Harp
Vuggesang / Cradle Song
Solnedgang / Sunset
Utfarten / Outward Bound

Robert Schumann: Frauenliebe und leben, Op. 42


Edvard Grieg: Utvalgte lyriske stykker / Selected Lyric Pieces:
Til våren / To Spring
Troldtog / March of the Trolls
Klokkeklang / Bell Ringing

Harald Sæverud (1897-1992): Kjempeviseslåtten / Ballad of Revolt

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911): Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht (When My Sweetheart is Married)
Ging heut' Morgen über's Feld (I Went This Morning over the Field)
Ich hab' ein glühend Messer (I Have a Gleaming Knife)
Die zwei blauen Augen von meinem Schatz (The Two Blue Eyes of my Beloved)


Adults NOK 250
KODE-member NOK 180
Studentes NOK 50
Children (u.16 years) NOK 50

Tickets for sale at ticketmaster.no: https://www.ticketmaster.no/event/astrid-nordstad-og-paal-eide-pa-troldhaugen-billetter/590943

* Adults NOK 250 / Children and Students NOK 50

Førjulskonsert med Astrid Nordstad og Pål Eide