Lunchtime concerts: Joachim Carr

Tuesday-Sunday at 13.00: Welcome to a lunchtime concert with pianist Joachim Carr, pianist of the week at Troldhaugen from Tuesday 11 August to Sunday 16 August.

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The Norwegian pianist Joachim Carr has over the last few years established himself as one the most exciting musicians to emerge from Scandinavia. Among past season's highlights are his performing of Grieg A minor Concerto with the Bergen Philharmonic at the closing concert of the Bergen International Festival, as well as his recent solo recital at the Norwegian Opera.

He has won several international prizes, including the First Prize, the Audience Award as well as the Orchestra's Prize at the International Edvard Grieg Piano Competition in 2014. The same year he also won the First Prize at the International Chamber Music Competition in Lyon with violinist Diana Tishchenko. Previously, he had received the Coup de Coeur Special Prize for his recital at the Concours Clara Haskil in 2013.

Carr is a versatile chamber musician and recitalist. Born 1988 in Bergen, important musical impulses in his youth came from pianists Jan Henrik Kayser, Håvard Gimse and Leif Ove Andsnes. Of his debut album, released in 2014 on Claves and featuring early works by Schumann, Brahms and Berg, Diapason wrote: “These performances place him amongst the most promising pianists of his generation.”

Program: 

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Fra / From Holberg Suite, op. 40
Preludium

Fra Klaverstykker etter egne sanger / From Transcriptions of original Songs, op. 52
Det første møte / The First Meeting

Utvalgte Lyriske stykker / Selected Lyric Pieces

Ensom vandrer / Solitary Traveller, op. 43 nr. 2

Trolltog / March of the Trolls, op. 54 nr. 3

Fra Slåtter / From Norwegian Peasant Dances, op. 72 
Gibøens bruremarsj / Gibøen's Bridal March 
Bruremarsj etter Myllarguten / Myllarguten’s Wedding March

Fra / From Peer Gynt, op. 23
Morgenstemning / Morning Mood
Åses død / The Death of Aase 

Fra Lyriske stykker VII / From Lyric Pieces VII, op. 62
Drømmesyn / Phantom
Hjemad / Homeward

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Tickets:
Adults: NOK 180
Students and BergenCard: NOK 130
Children under 16: NOK 50

Duration: 30 minutes

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