Tag Archives: Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Christian Ihle Hadland receives classical music award

Pianist Christian Ihle Hadland was awarded the grant at Statoil’s autumn concert on Monday, Nov.16. (Photo: Trond A. Isaksen)

The 26-year-old pianist Christian Ihle Hadland has been named the young classical music talent of the year for 2009 and awarded a grant by Statoil worth NOK 1 million. Each year Statoil awards a grant to a talented young classical musician who is selected by an independent jury. The purpose of the NOK 1 million grant ...

Nordic gala concert during climate conference in Bergen

  In cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Bergen International Festival is putting on a star-studded concert in Grieghallen on May 27th. Political leaders from all over the world are invited, and tickets are already made available to the public. The Norwegian Government has invited politicians and climate experts to a high-level conference in Bergen ...

Violinist Catharina Chen in New York

Catharine Chen is performing at Carnegie Hall on March 5, 2009. Photo: norway.org

Award-winning Norwegian violinist, Catharina Chen takes to the New York stage at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall on March 5th, with iPalpiti Orchestra. Catharina's status as one of Norway's most promising young classical musicians (a first prize winner in consecutive national violin competitions in Norway in 1996, 1998, 2000, and 2002) has earned her several major ...