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02 0 BE RGE N INTE RNAT I ON AL FE STIVAL 2 016 FEST I VI T I ES F E ST IV IT IE S B E RG E N IN T E RN AT ION A L F E ST IVA L 2 01 6 02 1 ​The Barber of Seville Premiere DE N N AT ION A L E SC E N E STORE SC E N E DAT E / T IME Saturday 04 June, Monday 06 June, Tuesday 07 June and Wednesday 08 June at 18:00 Performed in Bodø Tuesday 14 June and in Tromsø Thursday 16 June and Friday 17 June DU RAT ION Palle Mikkelborg & Friends m Late Night Logen A display of the trumpet’s many nuances and sides. LO GEN T EATE R Even if Palle Mikkelborg is one of Denmark’s most innovative and original jazz musicians ever, the description, jazz musician doesn’t quite cover it. His musical expression is formed just as much by composers like Ravel and Messiaen as musicians like Miles Davis and George Russell. Palle Mikkelborg is self-taught and has, since the end of the 1960s challenged conventions with his unique trumpet playing and crossover projects. DAT E/ T I M E Monday 06 June at 22:00 D U RAT IO N 1:30 including interval T IC KET Standard: 290 Under 30: 150 Festival Card: 30 % discount BT Fordel: 25 % discount album, Aura, for Miles Davis, which won a Grammy for the best instrumental jazz album of the year. In Norway he is perhaps best known for his collaboration with artists such as Karin Krog, Jan Garbarek, Terje Rypdal and Gunnar Andreas Berg. The group of Mikkelborg’s friends on stage at Logen Teater include pianist Carsten Dahl, harpist Helen Davies and the Ghanian percussionist Ayi Solomon. Palle Mikkelborg trumpet Helen Davies harp Ayi Solomon percussion Carsten Dahl piano Supported by the Oticon Foundation Mikkelborg has developed a lyrical and dramatic style of playing, with a melodic and airy tone. In 1989 he produced and composed a concept 02 0 #FE STSPILLEN E16 3:00 including interval L A N G UAG E Performed in Italian, Norwegian surtitles T IC K E TS Standard: 490–590 Under 30: 150 Festival Card: 30 % discount Comedy and sweet music in a dynamic and timeless opera. It is not without foundation that Rossini’s The Barber of Seville is one of the world’s most performed operas. Vibrant music from start to finish and a charming story of young Rosina, who, with the help of the ingenious barber Figaro, finally wins the man she loves. All this, and an abundance of jesting and intrigues too. In 2016 it will be 200 years since the opera’s world premiere at Teatro Argentina in Rome. The Bergen International Festival, in collaboration with Opera Bergen and the Arctic Philharmonic, is proud to present a completely new production of this colorful opera. Be prepared for both extravagant rococo and modern scenography. The cast includes recognized international and Norweg