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Opera Pub Bw Pink
02/02/2022

OperaPub at Kulturhuset

Join us for an informal night out at Kulturhuset in the heart of Bergen - either just enjoy listening or sing along!

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DGE nettsiden
26/03/2022

The Merry Widow 2.0

Experience romantic confusion and caustic satire when the cities of Bergen and Copenhagen unite in a brand new version of Lehár’s legendary operetta.

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RUSALKA new web
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Rusalka

Rusalka's song to the moon is one of the highlights in the fairy-tale world of Dvořák’s supremely romantic opera. New dates: 18, 20, 22 and 24 March 2023.

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Opera by the fjord 2022

Opera by the fjord - Summer academy 2022

Bergen National Opera welcomes young singers, instrumentalists, conductors and repetiteurs to apply for our summer academy Opera by the fjord 2022, where Gianni Schicchi and more will be performed on July 2nd.

Opera by the fjord 2022

Are you a young repetiteur?

Bergen National Opera welcomes young repetiteurs to apply for our summer academy Opera by the fjord. Deadline 1st of March 2022

Opera by the fjord 2022

Are you a young instrumentalist?

Bergen National Opera welcomes young instrumentalists to apply for our summer academy Opera by the fjord. Deadline 1st of March 2022

Opera by the fjord 2022

Are you a young singer?

Bergen National Opera welcomes young singers to apply for our summer academy Opera by the fjord. Deadline 15th of February 2022

Opera by the fjord 2022

Are you a young conductor?

Bergen National Opera welcomes young conductors to apply for our summer academy Opera by the fjord . Deadline 1st of March 2022

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The Merry Widow 2.0 / trailer

See The Merry Widow 2.0 in Grieghallen 26th March - 1st April 2022! Romantic confusion and caustic satire are but two of the ingredients when the cities of Bergen and Copenhagen unite in a brand new version of Lehár’s legendary operetta.

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Carmen - trailer

Carmen is one of the most performed operas in the world, but what happened after her brutal murder? Bergen National Opera’s new film ‘Obsession in isolation’ is a murder mystery set for our times. See the trailer here!

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Easter Hymn from Cavalleria rusticana

Bergen National Opera is delighted to present an Easter performance especially recorded along with Edvard Grieg Kor and singers who were part of our La clemenza di Tito, which Covid-19 forced us to cancel in March 2020. Our soloist Elisabeth Teige is one of the most sought after young dramatic sopranos in Scandinavia. We also welcome children from EGK's talent programme.

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La clemenza di Tito: S'altro che lagrime

Soprano Beate Mordal sings Servilia's aria "S'altro che lagrime" from the opera "La clemenza di Tito" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791). With Ivar Anton Waagaard on piano.

Beate Mordal sings the role of Servilia in Bergen National Opera's new production of La clemenza di Tito sprimg 2020. (Update: This production was due to the Covid 19-situation postponed to spring 2021, where Mordal sung the role as Vitellia.)

Recorded in Østre Aker Church (2019).
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Werther by Massenet

Werther's music counts as some of the most gorgeously romantic ever written. Here you can see the live recording from 22 March 2019, with Edgaras Montvidas and Catriona Morison as Werther and Charlotte.

"Pure pleasure" - Klassisk Musikk
"Warmly recommended" - Bergensavisen
"An elegant and floating production" - Bergens Tidende