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Sunday, November 6 2005 7 pm

Edvard Grieg Society, Inc. New York
in collaboration with
Royal Norwegian Consulate General
and
Third District Sons of Norway
presents
A concert celebrating


A Century of Norwegian Independence

Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York

Tickets:
$65, $45, $30 and $15
Reception $50
Combination Ticket: $100 Includes Priority Seating
and Reception at Alice Tully Hall

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Box Office, Alice Tully Hall: (212) 875-5050
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Program
Sponsors




Sunday, March 10 2002 6 pm

A Unique Musical Evening at Steinway Hall
A concert with a program of the complete Sonatas for Violin and Piano by Edvard Grieg as performed by renowned Norwegian interpreters.

Ole Bøhn, violin
Einar Steen-Nøkleberg, piano

Violin Sonata No. 1 in F Major, Opus 8
Composed in 1865
Violin Sonata N. 2 in G Major, Opus 13
Composed in 1867
Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Minor, Opus 45
Composed 1886/87


Tuesday, May 21 2001 6:30 pm
Tenth Anniversary Event
The Society celebrates its 10th Anniversary. The evening's presentations will include an introduction by professors William Halverson and Finn Benestad on their newly-published book: Edvard Grieg: Diaries, Articles, Speeches. Musical performances will include Edvard Grieg's "Trio" and his "Cello Sonata." The Sonata will be played by Darrett Adkins, who also performed the Sonata at the Society's inaugural concert at Governor's Island in 1991. Violinist Ole Bøhn will make a special appearance. Reception following the program. For more information and reservations, please call 845-359-6714.


Saturday, April 21 2001 6 pm
A Concert in Hartford
A reception, concert and dinner will take place at the residence of Dr. and Mrs. Martin Berman with Dr's. Joanna and Bill Gerber as co-hosts. The program will feature music by Edvard Grieg, Liszt, Halvorsen, Luna and deFalla. Performing artists are: Virginia Herrera, soprano, Ole Bohn, violin, and Lloyd Arriola, piano. For more information and reservations, please call 845-359-6714.


Monday, March 27, 2000 7:30 p.m.

The year 2000 marks the 1000th anniversary of Leif Erickson's voyages of discovery to America. In recognition of this anniversary, the Edvard Grieg Society and the Leif Erickson Society are arranging a joint event at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 80th Street & Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. Co-founder of the Leif Erickson Society, Mr. John Carlson, will talk about the Vikings and the discovery of America. Founder and President of the Edvard Grieg Society, Dr. Per Brevig, will give a presentation of Bjornstjerne Bjornson's adaptation of Bergliot as taken from Harald Hardraades Saga by Snorre, and set to music by Edvard Grieg. Refreshments will be served. Donation $5.00.


Friday, April 14, 2000 6:30 p.m.

Lecture and Concert
Buffet Dinner

at the home of the Norwegian Consul General of New York, the Honorable Atle Leikvoll.

This event is presented in conjunction with Dr's. Finn Benestad and William Halverson's publication of some 500 letters in a volume that will be entitled Edvard Grieg: Letters to Colleagues and Friends.

The scholars will make a brief presentation and discuss the historic correspondence between Edvard Grieg, Johannes Brahms and Franz Liszt. A concert with music by Grieg will follow the presentation. Seating is limited and reservations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. For reservations and information, please call Berit Brevig, 914-359-6714


Thursday, May 4th 6:00 p.m.

The Society and the Sons of Norway Lillehammer Lodge, Manhattan, invite you to attend an evening at the Norwegian Church and Cultural Center in a program entitled Meet the Artists. Per Brevig will interview painters Irene Christensen and Kjeld Tiedemand-Johannessen in conjunction with the opening of their ar exhibition at the Norwegian Church and Cultural Center, 317 E. 52nd Street. Donation $10.


Wednesday, May 17th, 6:00 p.m.

The Society's Second Annual Benefit Concert, Dinner and Art Auction will take place at Three West Club, 3 West 41st Street, New York. Outstanding Norwegian and American painters have donated their art works to benefit the Society.

The program starts at 6:00 p.m. with a cocktail hour and viewing of the art works. A concert at 7:00 p.m. will be followed by a dinner during which the auction will take place. Donation: Concert, auction and dinner $100 for members, $110 for non-members.


Benefit Concert for Brain Tumor Surgery
at Doctor's Hospital in Iloilo City

The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra
The Cultural Center of the Philippines
Manila, Philippines
June 30, 2000

A Tribute to Norway
In the Philippines in
The Year 2000

Per Brevig, Conductor
Marcelita Lopez-KabayŠo, Pianist
Bodil Arnesen, Soprano

An All-Edvard Grieg Concert


Program:

Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Morning Mood
Ases' Death
Anitra's Dance
In the Hall of the Mountain King

Piano Concerto in A minor, Opus 16

Intermission

Six Songs for Soprano and Orchestra

Three Orchestra Pieces from Sigurd Jorsalfar, Opus 56
Prelude
Intermezzo
Triumphal March


October 22, 2000 7 p.m.

Millennium Gala Concert at Lincoln Center
with a program celebrating American and Norwegian Musical Kinship. The concert is presented in commemoration of Norwegian immigrants to the United States. The program will consist of both American and Norwegian music.

Aaron Copeland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Aaron Copeland: Lincoln Portrait with Narrative
Samuel Barber: Concert for Cello and Orchestra with Darrett Adkins as the soloist
Knut Nystedt: Magnificent for a New Millennium (USA premiere)
Edvard Grieg: Four Pieces from Sigurd Jorsalfar
New York's Orchestra of St. Lukes conducted by Per Brevig
The Composer Knut Nystedt will be present at the performance.

 

 

 

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