Mellomspill: Concert program

Here you will find the program for this week of the concert series Interlude.

Read about the concert series: Mellomspill (Interlude) − Digital concerts

Thursday 28th May at 20:00: Beethoven's Fifth

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

Oslo Philharmonic

Arvid Engegård, conductor

Friday 5th June at 20:00: Beethoven's Sixth

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral"

Oslo Philharmonic

Arvid Engegård, conductor

Earlier concerts in the series:

Wednesday 22nd April at 20:00: Prelude

Koka Nikoladze: Pandemic (Commission)

Thursday 23rd April at 20:00           

Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen: Six old Village Songs from Lom: Andante

Elise Båtnes, solo violin                                                        


Johan Halvorsen: Air norvégien

Elise Båtnes, violin

Gonzalo Moreno, piano            


Steve Reich: Vermont Counterpoint

Helen Benson, flute

electronics recorded by Claire Chase, flute


Steve Reich: New York Counterpoint

Pierre Xhonneux, clarinet

electronics recorded by Miguel Pérez Iñesta, clarinet


Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 (arr. G. Schmitt)

Oslo Philharmonic, wind instruments

Peter Szilvay, conductor

Thursday 30th April at 20:00

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras nr. 5: Aria                               

Lise Davidsen, soprano

J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue from Das wohltemperierte Klavier, Book 1 No. 22 (arr. Anita Hewitt-Jones)                              

Johan Svendsen: Romanse (arr. Louisa Tuck)  

Maria Angelika Carlsen, violin

Henry Wood: 3 Fantasias on British Sea Songs (arr. Seymore, reorch. L. Tuck)


Edvard Grieg: Våren                                               

Edvard Grieg: En svane                                                                                          

Edvard Grieg: Ved Rondane

Lise Davidsen, soprano 

(arr. L. Tuck)

Oslo Philharmonic's cello group

Saturday 2nd May 10:00

Family Concert: The Little Prince

Thursday 7th May 20:00

Arnold Schönberg: Notturno for strings and harp

Alban Berg: Sieben frühe Lieder (arr. de Leeuw)

Lise Davidsen, soprano

Richard Wagner: Siegfried Idyll

Elise Båtnes, leader

Fredag 8. mai kl. 20:00

Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the common man


Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzon primi toni

Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzon in double echo

Kåre Nordstoga, organ

Samuel Barber: Mutations on Bach


Georg Friedrich Händel: Three movements from Rinaldo (arr. S. Cox for brass septet)


Toru Takemitsu: Signals from Heaven: Night Signal

Giovanni Gabrieli:  Canzon quarti toni

Kåre Nordstoga, organ

Eivind Aadland, conductor

Thursday 14th May at 20:00

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik K 525  


Johann Sebastian Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in F minor BWV 1056

Tor Espen Aspaas, piano


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Adagio and fugue in C minor K 546


Edvard Grieg: Våren (Last Spring), Op.34 No. 2    


Arvid Engegård, conductor

Wednesday 20th May at 20:00

Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (arr. B. Sachs/A. Schönberg) 

Maurice Ravel: Introduction and Allegro 

Luciano Berio: Folk Songs 

Paul McCartney/John Lennon: Michelle II (arr. L. Berio)

Stina Steingrim Levvel, soprano

Saturday 23rd May at 10.00: The Magic Forest

The Magic Forest is a new musical adventure that gets its premiere as a digital concert on Saturday 23rd May at 10:00.

Text and narrator: Beate Brox

Composer: Bjørn Morten Christophersen