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.
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
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)
Board Member: Dr. Mimmi Fulmer (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
The International Edvard Grieg Society is co-operating with Centre for Grieg Research and The International Edvard Grieg Piano Competition. Join us on Friday 9 September at Troldhaugen with
GUIDED TOUR, LECTURE AND MASTER CLASS
1000-1100: Guided tour at Troldhaugen by Grieg expert Eilif B. Løtveit
1100-1230: Edvard Grieg and the Macrofantasy:
Meet the composer Olav Anton Thommessen in conversation with Glenn Erik Haugland
1230-1330: Lunch at Restaurant Troldhaugen
1330: Bus coach from Troldhaugen to the city centre
“Meet the composer” is a co-operation with The International Edvard Grieg Society and Centre for Grieg Research. Olav Anton Thommessen’s Microfantasy on Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor will be performed at the Final concert in Grieghallen.
Open the whole competition programme on