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ONLINE—From Grieg to Gershwin: Happy Birthday, Bergen!

September 8 - December 31

Free

Virtual concert celebrates 950th jubilee of Bergen, Seattle’s sister city
The Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association and Northwest Edvard Grieg Society present a concert honoring the 950th anniversary of the founding of Bergen, Norway. The program features Northwest and Nordic-inspired music. Performers include the Seattle-Bergen String Quartet (Allion Salvador, Rachel Nesvig, Aleida Gehrels, and Lauren McShane), soprano Laura Loge, composer/pianist Steven Luksan, and superstar concert pianist Charlie Albright. Filmed at the National Nordic Museum in Ballard.

PREVIEW THE CONCERT HERE, AS CHARLIE ALBRIGHT PERFORMS IMPROVISATIONS ON EDVARD GRIEG’S “ARIETTA

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE ENTIRE CONCERT

This concert was in part sponsored by The Norwegian American.

Grieg Ensemble

Details

Start:
September 8
End:
December 31
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.seattlechannel.org/FrontRow?videoid=x116088

Organizer

Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association
Phone:
(206) 324-6554
Email:
seattlebergensistercities@gmail.com
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/seattlebergensistercities