Tag Archives: Norway music

  • “Accounting for Grieg” at Norway House

    Posted on October 18, 2017 by in

    Dr. Rolf Erdahl, an authority on the music of Edvard Grieg, presents “Accounting for Grieg,” a lecture/recital about Grieg’s formative influences. Erdahl and fellow Grieg Society Board member, pianist Sonja Thompson perform Grieg’s “Intermezzo” along with selections from Grieg’s Cello Sonata, Schumann’s Fantasiestücke, Op. 73, and other music, assisted by Carrie Vecchione, oboe. This previews […]

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  • OboeBass! plays Askelad & Music of Norway for Lyngblomsten Mid-Summer Festival

    Posted on July 22, 2016 by in

    Askelad is Norway’s folk hero! He is the underdog who always prevails against all odds by his wits, ingenuity, and good fortune. Margi Griebling-Haigh wrote Askelad and the Seven Silver Ducks for us to tell of one of his famous exploits in words and music. She also illustrated an Askelad book/CD combo we recorded of […]

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