Leif Ove Andsnes and Friends

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Join the Friends and receive a discount on this event.

Please note: the collection, cafe and exhibition will be closed on Tuesday 8 March, only ticket holders to the concert will be admitted.

Join us as we welcome Leif Ove Andsnes, the renowned Norwegian pianist, and two talented young Norwegian musicians for three special concerts in the Gallery (two different programmes). Music will include Grieg as well as contemporary Norwegian pieces in celebration of the exhibition, Painting Norway: Nikolai Astrup.

Watch Leif in action, in this stunning performance of Grieg's Norwegian Folktune

Also performing will be violist Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad and Guro Kleven Hagen.

Violist Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad was the winner of the prestigious music competition Euorovision Young Musician in Vienna 2012, and has since then established himself as a a profiled soloist and chamber musician. Highlight in spring 2016 includes performance with Copenhagen Philharmonic, Bergen Philharmonic and Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Eivind plays the G.B Guadagnini viola, Parma 1768 `ex-Vieuxtemps`, kindly loaned to him by Dextra Musica. 

Violinist Guro Kleven Hagen  is established as one of the foremost soloists and chamber musicians in Norway. As a soloist, Guro has performed with many symphony orchestras world wide and she is performing chamber music on leading festivals and venues. Guro is artistic director of Valdres Summer Symphony, and she plays on the Kreisler- Bergonzi, Cremona 1734-40, loaned to her by Dextra Musica.

1 hour 15 minutes. No interval. There will be a pay bar in the Gallery cloister. All concerts are supported by Dextra Musica, and the young musicians will play instruments from Dextra’s collection.

Three different performances are being held at the Gallery, each with options for food and different seating arrangements. See the prices and programmes below.

Monday 7 March

7.30 pm

Concert only*: £30, £28 Friends, £20 under 26. Standing £10

Concert and Dinner*: (6 pm): £58, £56, £48, £38

*All tickets include entry to the exhibition for 1 hour before the concert.

Programme

Geirr Tveitt: From Folktunes From Hardanger , Op 150 - Leif Ove Andsnes
- no 1 Welcome With Honour
- no 27 Langeleik Tune
- no 38 The Father Of The Child
- no 37 The Long Long Winternight

Johan Kvandal: Elegie and Capriccio, Op 47 (1977) - Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad

Edvard Grieg: The First Meeting, Op 53 No 2 (1881) (arr for viola and piano) - Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad and Leif Ove Andsnes

G F Händel/ Johan Halvorsen: Passacaglia (1894) - Guro Kleven Hagen and Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad

Edvard Grieg: Sonata No 1 For Violin and Piano in F Major, Op. 8 (1865) - Guro Kleven Hagen and Leif Ove Andsnes

Tuesday 8 March

1.30 pm

Concert only*: £20, £18 Friends, £10 under 26. Standing £5

Concert and Lunch*: (12.00 pm): £48, £46, £38, £33

*All tickets include entry to the exhibition for 1 hour after the concert.

7.30 pm

Concert only*: £30, £28 Friends, £20 under 26. Standing £10

Concert and Dinner*: (6 pm): £58, £56, £48, £38

*All tickets include entry to the exhibition for 1 hour before the concert.

Programme

Edvard Grieg: from lyrical pieces - Leif Ove Andsnes

Klaus Sandvik: Classical Brace (2009) - Guro Kleven Hagen

Johan Svendsen: Romance Op.26 (1881) - Guro Kleven Hagen and  Leif Ove Andsnes

Johan Halvorsen: Norwegian Dance No 1 (1896) - Guro Kleven Hagen and  Leif Ove Andsnes

Bjarne Brustad: Capricci (1931) - Guro Kleven Hagen and  Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad

Christian Sinding: Suite In Old Style, Op 10 (1889) - Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad and  Leif Ove Andsnes

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Event details

Start date
7 March 2016
End date
8 March 2016
Open
hour 15 minutes. No interval. There will be a pay bar in the Gallery cloister.