Barokksolistene and IMG Artists

Logo IMGWe are happy to announce that Barokksolistene from 1 Sept is on IMG Artists’ roster  for exclusive global booking. With our upcoming performances appearances at many of Europe’s leading venues and festivals, including Musikverein in Vienna, Norwegian National Opera, Utrecht Early Music Festival, Trigonale Austria, the Rheingau Festival, and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, [links to all] it is vital to us to have a management like IMG, with their competent and professional staff, backing the ensemble, artistically as well as strengthening the contact with our listeners. Read more on IMG’s website.

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Tours and stuff

Barokksolistene will be travelling all around Europe this autumn, giving concerts in beautiful castles and monasteries in Germany, the one and only Shakespeare’s Globe in London and a visit to the Vienna Musikverein.

No place more important than the other, though. Our aim is to meet you, whether you come and see us in Åmotgård, Gjøvik, Klagenfurt, Darmstadt, Kempen, Hamburg, Neuburg or any of the many other venues, hopefully a place near you.

See our calendar list right for the events, or go here for a larger view.

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Barokksolistene on Danish P2

Bjarte Eike & Barokksolistene – The concert that took place in Næstved, Denmark on May 17th was broadcast on Danish Radio P2 on May 20th.

One part from “The Image of Melancholy” and one part from “An alehouse session”

Listen here:

http://www.dr.dk/p2/p2-koncerten/p2-koncerten-2015-05-20

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Esbjerg and Næstved, Denmark

Celebrate Norway’s Constitution Day with Barokksolistene at Næstved Early Music Festival on May 17. In a double concert with ‘The Image of Melancholy’ and an Alehouse session in the stables at Rønnebæksholm. With Maria Keohane.
Two days before, at Folk & Festival, Barokksolistene will be playing in Esbjerg.

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Oh Purity on Norwegian TV

Oh Purity: et nordisk musikkmøte” will be presented on Norwegian NRK2 Saturday 2 May 19:30.
The Danish music documentary follows the prize awarded collaboration between Danish singer and writer Trinelise Væring, the Finnish-Swedish pianist and composer Jonas Berg, and Norwegian Barokksolistene.
Our short preview:

Continue reading

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St Mark Passion

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Bach’s Markus-passion

Photo: Barokksolistene in concert

From Barokksolistene’s performance of St Mark passion (Bach/Bruno) in Bergen Domkirke, 2012.

Barokksolistene and Bergen National Opera present
J.S. Bach’s St. Mark Passion
first performances of the completed reconstruction by Malcolm Bruno

Bjarte Eike and Barokksolistene present the premiere performances of J.S.Bach’s rarely performed St. Mark Passion in a special reconstruction recently completed by musicologist Malcolm Bruno.
Taking the lead role as Evangelist, celebrated Norwegian actor Svein
Tindberg is joined on stage by an outstanding team of international soloists for performances in Oslo, Stavanger and Bergen (see event column right for details). Continue reading

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International Recording of the year: ‘The Image of Melancholy’

Image of Melancholy, prize winner at DR P2The highly praised and well received CD ‘The Image of Melancholy’ with Bjarte Eike and Barokksolistene achieved the prize International Recording of the Year at Danish RadioP2‘s awards show on Jan. 10. From the group of nominated recordings, the album which investigates the melancholic expression through several centuries, according to DR’s website.

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The Image of Melancoly – album

The Image of Melancoly CD is nominated to best international album 2014 in DR P2 i Denmark.

http://www.dr.dk/Temaer/P2_Prisen_2015/2014/1211101515.htm

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Julekonsert med Bjarte Eike, Tine Thing Helseth, Isa Katharina Gericke og Barokksolistene

Under ledelse av Bjarte Eike vil trompetisten Tine Thing Helseth og sopranen Isa Katharina Gericke sammen med Barokksolistene glede publikum med barokkens klassiske mesterverk. Det blir vakkert, jublende og stemningsfullt. Programmet inneholder verk av Händel, Corelli og Bach, samt noen julemusikalske gaver.

Hjertelig velkommen til konserter i Bølgen Kulturhus 17.desember, Stavanger Konserthus 18.desember og Bærum Kulturhus 19.desember.

En riktig God Jul ønskes fra Barokksolistene!

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