At the opening day of the Chamber music festival, we invite you to an Alehouse Session monday 6 August at 21:30. Bjarte Eike and Barokksolistene gives you good music from the 17 century, completed with dancing and beer at Hall Toll in Stavanger. This concept has been presented for a big audience all over Europe, and we promise you enthusiastic musicians and even more enthusiastic audience. You are most welcome to join us.
- Supported 2014 by
and MIC Norway
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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