Tagged: music

What makes Bergen a music paradise?

Karoline Danielsen Bergen, Norway Bergen, one of the most urban cities in Norway, serves as the present-day hotspot for producing most of Norway’s contemporary music. A city equipped with a wonderfully eclectic music scene,...

Aurora is rising

If you haven’t seen Aurora Aksnes sing yet, there’s still time to discover this rising star Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Singer-songwriter Aurora Aksnes made her U.S. debut on the popular Jimmy Fallon show on...

Norwegian pianist tickles DC’s ivories

Brilliant performance by Leif Ove Andsnes, “one of the most gifted musicians of his generation” Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. Norwegian Leif Ove Andsnes is, according to the New York Times, “a pianist of...

Choirs build cultural bridges

Sølvguttene and Philadelphia’s Keystone Boychoir reunite during the former’s US tour Michael Kleiner Philadelphia, Penn. Efforts to bridge cultural understanding can take different platforms, but there’s something about the power of music that particularly...

Young fiddler thrills Chicago-area audience

Skogen Sällström is a talent not to be missed Nancy Andersen Chicago The richly evocative tones of his Hardanger fiddle first came to the listeners from the rear of the hall as fiddler Skogen...