The Arts Desk ‘Best of 2015’

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 find Barokksolistene’s September performance at the Wanamaker’s playhouse: ‘…but the year’s wildest revelry, and one which should be on DVD so everyone can watch it at this time of year and, if they so feel, dance along, was the “Alehouse Concert” of Bjarte Eike and his Barokksolistene plus friends.’. Read his full article here.

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Bjarte Eike leads ‘Messiah’ in Stavanger

Screen image from SSO's website

Screen image from SSO’s website

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.

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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:

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