Category: Arts & Entertainment

Nordic Accord

Nordic Accord

18th-century Scandinavian music resounds with Early Music New York Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. It is not often that one encounters classical Scandinavian music beyond Grieg, Sibelius, Nielsen, and a few others.  So, it was...

Grieg Academy

Grieg Now!

Conference in Bergen draws scholars and musicians from far and wide Gregory Martin Edvard Grieg Society of America In 1876, Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg was asked by his hometown newspaper Bergenposten to send back...

Frozen

A winter wonderland on Broadway

Musical production of Disney’s Frozen is a Norwegian-inspired delight Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Admittedly, when I first heard about the movie Frozen (2013), I was a little skeptical. A Disney cartoon set...

Why you should see Sea by Jon Fosse

Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. Robert McNamara is on a mission and theatergoers should take note. Who is McNamara, and what is his mission? He is the innovative artistic director of Washington, D.C,’s Scena...

A unique art experience in New York

The Seamen’s Church offers an exclusive fundraising auction online Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American On lookout for art in New York City, there are hundreds of galleries to explore, and sometimes there are...

Cutting Edges

Nordic Concrete Art from the Erling Neby Collection Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. My first impression of Scandinavian House’s current exhibit, “Cutting Edges: Nordic Concrete Art from the Erling Neby Collection,” was its similarity to...

Grieg & MacDowell

A musical correspondence and friendship Dr. Bill Halvorsen Edvard Grieg Society of America, Inc. In December, 1905, as American composer Edward MacDowell lay gravely ill with the sickness that was soon to take his...