Arctic Memoirs

I know this is a piano website. But I can’t help but share my other musical activities as well. A good year back I was contacted by Skogen Sällström, an American violinist/fiddler living in Trondheim. He was in the middle of his masters degree in Norwegian music, both folk and …

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The Magical Carousel

“The Magical Carousel” or “Den Magiske Karusellen” in Norwegian, is the title of the project I have been heavily involved with lately. The premiere is tonight. It is a project through Opera Trøndelag featuring its Opera School for kids 10-18 in cooperation with professional soloists – mostly opera singers but some …

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New digital possibilities

Today I attended a course through my teaching job about digital tools in music. Especially when teaching young people who are literally brought up in the digital age. For people like me the first thing that comes to mind is to get rid of the piles and piles of sheet …

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Eugene Onegin

Today we are doing the last performance of Eugene Onegin, Tchaikovsky’s great opera. It has been a smashing success, both here in Trondheim and in Bodø, Harstad and Tromsø, where it was also performed. The soloists have been top notch and the chorus, a mix of professionals and amateurs, has …

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