Schedule

Schedule for participants and jury 2018.

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Friday 31 August

Troldhaugen
1700-1900: Registration of candidates
1900-2000: Opening of competition and drawing of order for candidates

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
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

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
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

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
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
1725-1740: Announcements of results

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
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
1945-2000: Announcement of results

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
0900-1100: Semi-finalists rehearse with the singer

1100-1200: Cand. a Alberto Ferro
1200-1300: Cand. b Matyáš Novák
1300-1400: Cand. c Lukas Sternath
1400-1600: Lunch / Semi-finalists rehearse with the singer
1600-1700: Cand. d Ryoma Takagi
1700-1800: Cand. e Alexey Trushechkin
1800-1900: Cand. f Cunmo Yin
1900-1945: Fruits / Snacks
1945-2000: Announcement of results

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

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

Grieghallen
1930: Season opening concert for the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, with conductor Edward Gardner and pianist Leif Ove Andsnes (participants only) 

Friday 7 September
Grieghallen
1100-1500: Rehearsal for finalists with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra

Troldhaugen
1000-1100: Guided tour
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
1330: Bus coach from Troldhaugen to the Grieg Academy

Grieg Academy
1400-1700: Masterclass with pianist and jury member Leon McCawley

Schøtstuene
1730-1900: Reception with a light meal for participants and jury

Håkonshallen
1930: Solo recital with the pianist Sergei Babayan

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

Smakverket (KODE 2)
1930: Competition bar. Informal gathering for participants, jury members and competition staff.

Sunday 9 September
KODE 3
1300-1430: Guided tour of the Edvard Munch exhibition

Grieghallen
1000-1230: Rehearsal for finalists with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
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
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2030-2100: Announcement of winners, Prize Ceremony
2100: Closing party with a light meal

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