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- May 18, 2017 20:00FolkBalitica - The Image of Melancholy and An Alehouse session
- May 31, 2017 19:00Festspillene i Bergen - Händel's Messiah
- June 1, 2017 19:00Festspillene i Bergen - Händel's Messiah
- June 2, 2017 19:00Festspillene i Bergen - Händel's Messiah
- June 3, 2017 18:00Festspillene i Bergen - Händel's Messiah
The press on “The Image of Melancholy”What Bjarte Eike has created «[…]by his programming, together with the overall tenor of the performances, is of the kind that suggests a strong personal involvement. The core of its 20 tracks is a tapestry of Nordic folk melancholy and the complex, doleful lyricism of 17th century England […] These varied items are brought together in convincingly sequenced groups in which the spirit of improvisation runs high and the differing styles meet on friendly terms, even while each track retains its own integrity and character […] With its authenticity of atmosphere and quiet ability to move, it is one to lose yourself in on long winter nights.» - Read more
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Bjarte Eike and Barokkolistene’s collaboration with Shakespeare Globe continues. Along a route between Westminster and Tower Bridge will play a series of specially-made 10 minute films, starring some of the world’s finest actors. Bjarte Eike and Barokksolistene have composed, arranged, re-composed … Continue reading
An article in Oppland Arbeiderblad describes, in Norwegian, the story behind Bjarte Eike’s work with arranging, composing and performing music for the marking of Shakespeare 400 years in London later in April.
David Nice, The Arts Desk’s classical music writer, sums up, on Dec 26 what he considers his top classical concert experiences of 2015. Along with a collection of great performers and a repertoire spanning from symphonic to chamber music, we are happy to … Continue reading
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra and Choir have invited Bjarte Eike to lead two performances of Georg Fr. Handel’s Messiah in the fantastic Fartein Valen concert hall on Dec. 2 and 3. Visit SSO’s website to read more and buy tickets.
We 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 … Continue reading