Audience program

Free entrance to preliminary rounds, lectures, masterclass and more.

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  • There will be a free shuttle transport between Hop station at "Bybanen" and Troldhaugen
  • Audiences are invited to take part in the daily Listeners' Forum at Troldhaugen.
  • Lunch may be purchased at Restaurant Troldhaugen.

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AUDIENCE PROGRAM 2018
Free entrance to preliminary rounds, lectures, masterclass and more.

Saturday 1 September
Troldhaugen, 1st round, day 1
1000-1040: Cand. 1: Meta Fajdiga
1040-1120: Cand. 2: Alberto Ferro
1120-1200: Cand. 3: Madoka Fukami
1200-1240: Cand. 4: Ivan Gusev
1240-1340: Lunch / Listeners’ forum (Rune Alver)
1340-1420: Cand. 5: Leonardo Hilsdorf
1420-1500: Cand. 6: Minsoo Hong
1500-1540: Cand. 7: Mayumi Iwata
1540-1600: Fruits / Snacks
1600-1640: Cand. 8: Eylam Keshet
1640-1720: Cand. 9: Da Young Kim
1720-1800: Cand. 10: Taekyung Kim
Free entrance to the rounds in Troldsalen and the Listeners' forum.
Lunch may be purchased at Restaurant Troldhaugen.

Sunday 2 September
Troldhaugen, 1st round, day 2
1000-1040: Cand. 11: Hyuk Lee
1040-1120: Cand. 12: John Nalan
1120-1200: Cand. 13: Yoshiki Nishi
1200-1240: Cand. 14: Matyáš Novák
1240-1340: Lunch / Listeners’ forum (Audun Kayser)
1340-1420: Cand. 15: Lars Fredrik Nystad
1420-1500: Cand. 16: Mihkel Poll
1500-1540: Cand. 17: Jakub Sládek
1540-1600: Fruits / Snacks
1600-1640: Cand. 18: Lukas Sternath
1640-1720: Cand. 19: Olga Stezhko
1720-1800: Cand. 20: Ryoma Takagi
Free entrance to the rounds in Troldsalen and the Listeners' forum.
Lunch may be purchased at Restaurant Troldhaugen.

Monday 3 September
Troldhaugen, 1st round, day 3
1000-1040: Cand. 21: Alexey Trushechkin
1040-1120: Cand. 22: Alexander Vorontsov
1120-1200: Cand. 23: Ka Jeng Wong
1200-1240: Cand. 24: Artem Yasynskyy
1240-1340: Lunch / Listeners’ forum (Rune Alver)
1340-1420: Cand. 25: Cunmo Yin
1420-1500: Cand. 26: Levon Avagyan
1500-1540: Cand. 27: Orlando Bass
1540-1600: Fruits / Snacks
1600-1640: Cand. 28: Eugenio Catone
1640-1710: Listeners’ forum (Audun Kayser)
1725-1740: Announcement of results
Free entrance to the rounds in Troldsalen and the Listeners' forum.
Lunch may be purchased at Restaurant Troldhaugen.

Tuesday 4 September
Troldhaugen, 2nd round
0930-1010: Cand. A: Alberto Ferro
1010-1050: Cand. B: Minsoo Hong
1050-1130: Cand. C: Hyuk Lee
1130-1210: Cand. D: Matyáš Novák
1210-1310: Lunch / Listeners’ forum (Rune Alver with composer Synne Skouen)
1310-1350: Cand. E: Lars Fredrik Nystad
1350-1430: Cand. F: Mihkel Poll
1430-1510: Cand. G: Jakub Sládek
1510-1550: Cand. H: Lukas Sternath
1550-1620: Fruits / Snacks
1620-1700: Cand. I: Olga Stezhko
1700-1740: Cand. J: Ryoma Takagi
1740-1820: Cand. K: Alexey Trushechkin
1820-1900: Cand. L: Cunmo Yin
1900-1930: Listeners’ forum (Audun Kayser)
1945-2000: Announcement of results
Free entrance to the rounds in Troldsalen and the Listeners' forum.
Lunch may be purchased at the café at Troldhaugen.

Concerts in Hordaland county with participants from the competition:
1900: Kabuso, Øystese

1900: Valestrand Church, Valevåg
1900: Erdal Church, Askøy
1900: Knarvik Church, Knarvik
1900: Oseana Art and Cultural Centre, Os

Wednesday 5 September
Troldhaugen, Semi-final
1100-1200: Cand. a Alberto Ferro, Italy
1200-1300: Cand. b Matyáš Novák, Czech Republic
1300-1400: Cand. c Lukas Sternath, Austria
1400-1500: Lunch
1500-1545: Listeners’ forum (Audun Kayser with soprano Hilde H. Sveen)
1600-1700: Cand. d Ryoma Takagi, Japan
1700-1800: Cand. e Alexey Trushechkin, Russia
1800-1900: Cand. f Cunmo Yin, China
1900-1930: Listeners’ forum (Rune Alver)
1945-2000: Announcement of results
Free entrance to the rounds in Troldsalen and the Listeners' forum.
Lunch may be purchased at the café at Troldhaugen.

Concert in the city of Bergen with participants from the competition:
1130: The University Aula, Bergen
Free entrance

Thursday 6 September
Rosendal Manor (Hardanger)
0850-1045: Boat departure from Strandkaien 15 (city centre)
1045-1130: Guided walk to Rosendal Manor through the English garden
1130-1200: Guided tour of the Manor
1200-1245: Concert lecture in "Den røde sal" by pianist and jury member Christian Ihle Hadland
1300-1345: Lunch
1425-1620: Return to Bergen city centre by boat
Tickets NOK 800 for sale at info@griegcompetition.com

Friday 7 September
Troldhaugen
1000-1100: Guided tour at Troldhaugen by curator Monica Jangaard
1100-1200: "Edvard Grieg and his music: Opportunities for the pianist"
Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes shares thoughts and experiences with Competition Director Sigurd Sverdrup Sandmo (Troldsalen).
1200-1330: Lunch at the café at Troldhaugen
1330: Bus coach from Troldhaugen to the Grieg Academy

The Grieg Academy
1400-1700: Master class with pianist and jury member Leon McCawley
Free entrance

Håkonshallen
1930-: Solo recital with the pianist Sergei Babayan
Tickets NOK 250 (children / students NOK 100) for sale at the entrance or at ticketmaster.com
Book your tickets here

Saturday 8 September
Ole Bull's home Lysøen
1000-1115: Bus from Bergen Tourist Information, Strandkaien 3, to Buena quai, then shuttle boat
1130-1300: “The Roots of Edvard Grieg: Ole Bull and Norwegian Folk Music”, concert by Nils Økland, Hardanger fiddle, and Einar Steen-Nøkleberg, piano. Introduction by Mari Lyssand.
1300-1400: Lunch, traditional food from Norway
1410-1515: Shuttle boat to Buena quai, then bus back to Bergen
Tickets NOK 400 for sale at info@griegcompetition.com

Sunday 9 September
Grieghallen

1800-2000: Final with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Finalist 1: Matyáš Novák (Schumann: Piano Concerto)
Finalist 2: Ryoma Takagi (Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2)
Finalist 3: Alexey Trushechkin (Grieg: Piano Concerto)

2000-2030: Voting for the Audience Prize
2030-2100: Announcement of winners, Prize Ceremony
Tickets NOK 495/445/365 (children / students NOK 100 NOK) at harmonien.no
Book your tickets here

 

Stiftelsen Kristian Gerhard Jebsen is the main sponsor and the exclusive private contributor to the competition.