Bergen International Festival 2019 English catalogue FiB Katalog EN 2019 lowres single pages - Page 36

BE RGE N INTE RN AT I ON AL FE STIVAL 2019 036 Goosebumps m Goosebumps with Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor GR I EGH AL L E N GR I EG SA L E N DAT E/ T IM E Monday 27 May at 19:30 D U RAT IO N 1:50 including interval T IC KET Standard: 250/450/600 Senior: 225/405/540 Under 30: 190 FiB Fordel: 200/360/480 BT Fordel: 187/337/450 m Goosebumps GR I EGH AL L E N GR I EG SA L E N DAT E/ T IM E Monday 27 May at 13:00 D U RAT IO N FOU N DAT I ON S with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Berit Cardas & Charlie Albright ​ lassical masterpieces with 160 C children's voices. Concert violinist Berit Cardas believes it is vital to learn classical music. Throughout the current school year, she has introduced huge classical works to ordinary fifth-graders at four Bergen schools. The project culminates with two concerts in Grieghallen, where during their stage debut, 160 little stars will shine alongside the big ones. Works by BEDRICH SMETANA (1824–1884) EDVARD GRIEG (1843–1907) PIETRO MASCAGNI (1863–1945) GEORGES BIZET (1838–1875) GIUSEPPE VERDI (1813–1901) WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756–1791) RICHARD WAGNER (1813–1883) GEORGE FRIEDRICH HANDEL (1685–1759) RICHARD RODGERS (1902–1979) PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY (1840–1893) ‘Most of all, I want the children to feel that passion inside for the music we are going to perform. To experience that bubbling feeling rising in their chest and to indulge in the urge to show off their discoveries’, Cardas says. A year of nerves, of learning Russian and ot- her foreign lyrics, and many, many hours of rehearsing later, the 10-year-olds are ready. Together with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and choir, the children will per- form works such as Slave Chorus, Dies Irae, Hallelujah Chorus and more. 0:50 In the evening, the Goosebumps choir and the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra are joined by Tickets are reserved for pianist Charlie Albright. Albright reaps de- people over 67 years of light from audiences around the world for his age, retirement homes technique, virtuosity and ability to communi- and institutions and cate music, and will perform the festival’s sig- must be collected at Grieghallen’s ticket office. nature work, Grieg’s piano concerto in A minor. Free admission We encourage the audience to arrive early for the concert. Wheelchairs will have priority entry. o The Art ​ of Living Talk with Samuel Massie (25), Arne Ulvolden (83) and Bettina Husebø on elderly care. See p. 98 Goosebumps are guaranteed! Children from Apeltun, Fridalen, Møhlenpris and Seljedalen primary schools Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra Bergen Cathedral Senior Choir Collegium Musicum choir Berit Cardas conductor Jon Flydal Blichfeldt singing teacher Charlie Albright piano (Evening performance only) 036 Supported by Yvonne and Bjarne Rieber/AS Rika, GC Rieber Foundations and The Savings Bank Foundation DNB - Dextra Musica #FE STSPILLEN E19