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The Oslo Chamber Choir on Minnesota Concert Tour

Oslo Kammerkor (Oslo chamber choir), among the leading choirs in Norway, has become particularly famous for its groundbreaking exploration of vocal folk music. They have brought the ancient Norwegian singing tradition called "kveding," usually done by single voices, into innovative choir performances.

For the kick-off of its 2009-10 season, the Edvard Grieg Society of Norway House will present The Oslo Chamber Choir in a Minnesota concert tour. In 2009, The Oslo Chamber Choir celebrates its 25th anniversary. It was founded by Grete Pedersen and has established itself as one of the leading choirs in Norway, performing different genres of ...

Edvard Grieg Society to feature concert with Geir Henning Braaten

Edvard Grieg Society and Per Brevig, Founder and President, celebrates the anniversaries of Joseph Haydn and Felix Mendelsohn with a concert featuring renowned pianist Geir Henning Braaten on piano. The concert is part of the Yamaha Piano Concert series. Geir Henning Braaten will perform the "Holberg Suite" and Piano Sonata in E Minor by Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg, ...