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:

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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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