Concert 27/3: Songs Without Words

Concert with Tine Thing Helseth and Gunnar Flagstad in Troldsalen, Saturday 27 March at 13:00.

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Please note: Due to National restrictions following the Covid-19 situation, the number of tickets available for this concert is limited to 20. 

Songs Without Words 

We are delighted to welcome our audience to this spring's second concert: Songs Without Words at Troldhaugen with Tine Thing Helseth and Gunnar Flagstad.

During this concert we will listen to one of Edvard Grieg's most beautiful song cycles Haugtussa, but what happens when there are no words?

We will also get to experience this with Dmitri Shostakovich’s  Four Romances on Poems by Pushkin and in Kurt Weill’s Youkali. Helseth will also perform the solo piece Here which was written for her by Rolf Wallin.    

Troldsalen, Saturday 27 March at 13:00
Tine Thing Helseth, trumpet 
Gunnar Flagstad, piano 

Since the beginning of her career, Norwegian trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth has been challenging the boundaries of genre with an intensely creative, open-minded philosophy. Thing Helseth has championed the trumpet repertoire, meriting the highest critical praise for her soulful, lyrical sound and collaborative approach to music-making. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including “Newcomer of the Year” at the 2013 Echo Klassik Award and the 2009 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship. In 2007, she was the first ever classical artist to win Newcomer of the Year at the Norwegian Grammy Awards (Spellemannprisen).  
Gunnar Flagstad is educated at the Music Conservatory of Eastern Norway and The Norwegian Music Academy. He is currently an associate professor of accompaniment and the Head of Department for piano, accompaniment, guitar and accordion at The Norwegian Music Academy. Flagstad is one of Norway's most sought-after accompanists. He has given concerts in multiple countries in Europe, in the USA, and in almost every corner of the country, from Kristiansand in the south to Svalbard in the north. Flagstad is also active in several ground-breaking projects across the classical genre, including being one of three artistic directors in the concert series Resonance at Gjøvik


Rolf Wallin (1957): Here

Samtale på scenen mellom Tine Thing Helseth og konservator Monica Jangaard 

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975): Four Romances on Poems by Pushkin, op. 46 
1. Rebirth 
2. Jealousy 
3. Foreboding

Kurt Weill (1900-1950): Youkali

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907): Haugtussa. Sang-syklus av Arne Garborg / The Mountain Maid. Song Cycle from Arne Garborg’s «Haugtussa», Op. 67  
(dedicated to Dagmar Møller)  

Det syng / The Enticement  
Veslemøy / The Young Maiden  
Blåbær-Li / Blueberry Slope  
Møte / The Tryst  
Elsk / Love  
Killingdans / Kidlings' Dance  
Vond dag / Hurtful Day  
Ved Gjetlebekken / At the Brook

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Entrance to the museum and Grieg's villa is included in the ticket.

The Troldhaugen café is open, serving coffee, tea and light meals.

Adults NOK 290
KODE Members NOK 250
Students NOK 250
Children NOK 50

Duration: ca. 45 min.

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Please note: Due to National restrictions following the Covid-19 situation, the number of tickets available for this concert is limited to 20.