ONLINE: From Grieg to Gershwin: Happy Birthday, Bergen!
8 September, 2020 - 18 May, 2021Free
From Greig to Gershwin: Virtual concert celebrates 950th jubilee of Bergen, Seattle’s sister city
The Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association and Northwest Edvard Grieg Society present a gala 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.
This concert was in part sponsored by The Norwegian American.