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Marita Sølberg in recital

The award winning Norwegian soprano Marita Sølberg sings a discerning selection of songs inspired by William Shakespeare's texts.

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Bergen National Opera

As a flexible and adventurous company working with highly imaginative creative teams, BNO brings fresh eyes and ears to standard repertoires. We also premiere great international operas previously unperformed in Norway, along with a startling range of new projects that appeal to all ages.

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Marita Solberg Nett
21/01/2018

Marita sølberg in recital

The award winning Norwegian soprano Marita Sølberg sings a discerning selection of songs inspired by William Shakespeare's texts.

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Lise Davidsen Photo Ole Jørgen Bratland Statoil 35 72Dpi
07/02/2018

Lise Davidsen

Lise Davidsens voice is sensational and gets worldwide attention!!

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Opera Pub Vizerskaya Web
07/02/2018

Operapub at Chagall

Join us at Chagall on the first Wednesday of the month - either just enjoy listening or sing along!

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Borealis Future Opera Nett
09/03/2018

Future Opera

Bergen National Opera, in collaboration with Borealis – the city ́s festival for experimental music, presents three new 15-minute operas by young composers

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Den Flyvende Hollender Nett
10/03/2018

The Flying Dutchman

Few composers capture passion better than Wagner – a composer whose music swirls through the soul, who paints nature in all its beauty and brutality, and who tells fantastical stories.

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Berlioz Requiem Originalbilde Trevillion
23/05/2018

Berlioz Grande Messe Des Morts

Berlioz Grande Messe Des Morts at Festpillene.

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Children and young adults

Through the talent program Young Voices, Bergen National Opera guide young opera artists at the beginning of their career.

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News

John Ramster Nett

Director's Diary

John Ramster, director of The Flying Dutchman, writes about the process of making an opera.

Hans Grete Oseana181017 46 Nett

Witches and Wonderland

A witch with a long silver tail is dancing with a bloody saw and cackling horribly. Hansel is trapped on top of a hospital trolley and Gretel is hiding behind lurid pink boxes. Welcome to the opera!

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Ritorna vincitor! from Aida

The struggle between love and duty lies at the heart of this fascinating opera. With a chorus of nearly 200 singers, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and fantastic soloists, this is "Grand opéra" at its finest.

Ms Kristina Oquantevolte Play video

O Quante Volte - Kristina Mkhitaryan

"Oh how many times do I weep and beg heaven for you"
Soprano Kristina Mkhitaryan sings the famous aria "O quante volte" in Bergen National Opera's new production of Bellini's opera I Capuleti e i Montecchi (2016).