4-year PhD research position at The Grieg Research Centre

At the Grieg Research Centre there is a 4-year PhD research position vacant.
The candidate is expected to contribute with a research project in accordance with the scope and the goals of the Grieg Research Centre. The Centre does research on Edvard Grieg’s works, his historical importance and cultural relevance in the past and the present. The Centre’s goal is further to contribute to international research on the diverse traditions in Norwegian music after Grieg and the close exchanges between regional music and international trends in the Nordic regions.
Application deadline: 30 June 2017

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British Grieg Society celebrates their 25 years anniversary

The British Grieg society celebrates their 25 years anniversary in 2017 with a number of activites:

Saturday 20 May at 7.30 p.m.:
Gala orchestral concert, St Alfege Church, Greenwich
Programme includes the first performance of “Varianter på tema av Grieg” by Robert Matthew-Walker.

Saturday 17 June at 3.30 p.m.:
Grieg “birthday” concert
The Norwegian Church, London
Program: Sonatas by Martinu, Brahms and Grieg
played by our Patron, Raphael Wallfisch, cello and John York, piano.

Thursday 5 October at 6.30 p.m.:
Concert and reception at the Norwegian ambassador’s residence.
Members and their guests only.

Friday 17 November at 6.30 p.m.:
Schott’s Music, London
AGM and concert, programme to be announced.

Seminar and workshop 2017

The International Edvard Grieg Society, Grieg Academy/Centre for Grieg Research University of Bergen and Edvard Grieg Museum Troldhaugen invite scholars and performers to the event

Romantic Piano Meets the Hardanger Fiddle:
Edvard Grieg’s Chamber Works and Solo Piano Music
International Seminar and Workshop

Thursday 26 to Sunday 29 October 2017
Place: Bergen, Norway

Invitation can be opened here:
Invitation International Seminar and Workshop 2017

 

 

New Grieg Society in USA

Congratulations to the new Edvard Grieg Society of the Great Lakes (EGSOGL), a non-profit organization dedicated to the study and promotion of Edvard Grieg.

The society is headed by a dynamic group of musicians who have made significant contributions to Grieg’s music.  Upcoming events the new organization include a conference featuring Norwegian and American Grieg scholars and national competition May 19-20, 2017 at Goshen University, Indiana.

Please visit www.GreatLakesGrieg.com for complete information.
EGSOGL Board members (L to R):
President: Dr. Gregory Martin (University of Indianapolis)
Vice-President; Dr. Luke Norell (Goshen University)
Secretary Dr. Mary Rose Norell (Goshen University)
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Board Member: Dr. Mimmi Fulmer (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
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