Audience Program

SATURDAY 27 AUGUST
Troldhaugen, Troldsalen, 1st round, day 1
1000-1040: Cand. 1
1040-1120: Cand. 2
1120-1200: Cand. 3
1200-1240: Cand. 4
1240-1340: Lunch
1310-1340: Listeners’ forum by Maike Aarebrot Flick
Guest: Pianist Signe Bakke
1340-1420: Cand. 5
1420-1500: Cand. 6
1500-1540: Cand. 7
1540-1600: Fruits / Snacks
1600-1640: Cand. 8
1640-1720: Cand. 9
1720-1800: Cand. 10
Free entrance

SUNDAY 28 AUGUST
Troldhaugen, Troldsalen, 1st round, day 2
1000-1040: Cand. 11
1040-1120: Cand. 12
1120-1200: Cand. 13
1200-1240: Cand. 14
1240-1340: Lunch
1310-1340: Listeners’ forum by Maike Aarebrot Flick
Guest: Pianist Audun Kayser
1340-1420: Cand. 15
1420-1500: Cand. 16
1500-1540: Cand. 17
1540-1600: Fruits / Snacks
1600-1640: Cand. 18
1640-1720: Cand. 19
1720-1800: Cand. 20
Free entrance. Lunch is available to purchase. Free shuttle transport between Hop station on “Bybanen” and Troldhaugen.

MONDAY 29 AUGUST
Troldhaugen, Troldsalen, 1st round, day 3
1000-1040: Cand. 21
1040-1120: Cand. 22
1120-1200: Cand. 23
1200-1240: Cand. 24
1240-1340: Lunch
1310-1340: Listeners’ forum by Maike Aarebrot Flick
Guest: Pianist Rune Alver
1340-1420: Cand. 25
1420-1500: Cand. 26
1500-1540: Cand. 27
1540-1630: Listeners’ forum (continues)
1645-1700: Announcement of results
Free entrance. Lunch is available to purchase. Free shuttle transport between Hop station on “Bybanen” and Troldhaugen.

TUESDAY 30 AUGUST
Troldhaugen, Troldsalen, 2nd round
0930-1010: Cand. A
1010-1050: Cand. B
1050-1130: Cand. C
1130-1210: Cand. D
1210-1310: Lunch
1240-1310: Listeners’ forum by Maike Flick
Guest: Composer Ørjan Matre
1310-1350: Cand. E
1350-1430: Cand. F
1430-1510: Cand. G
1510-1550: Cand. H
1550-1620: Fruits / Snacks
1620-1700: Cand. I
1700-1740: Cand. J
1740-1820: Cand. K
1820-1900: Cand. L
1900-1930: Listeners’ forum by Maike Aarebrot Flick
Guest: Arnulf Mattes, Centre for Grieg Research
1945-2000: Announcement of results
Free entrance. Lunch is available to purchase. Free shuttle transport between Hop station on “Bybanen” and Troldhaugen.

Concerts in Vestland county with participants from the competition:
1900: Erdal Church in Askøy municipality
1900: "Knarren" (concert scene at Knarvik Secondary School) in Alver municipality
1900: Oseana Art and Cultural Center in Bjørnafjorden municipality
1900: Kabuso Art Center in Kvam municipality
1900: Valestrand Cultural Church in Sveio municipality

WEDNESDAY 31 AUGUST
Troldhaugen, Troldsalen, Semi-final
1100-1200: Cand. a
1200-1300: Cand. b
1300-1400: Cand. c
1400-1600: Lunch
1500-1545: Listeners’ forum by Maike Aarebrot Flick
Guest: Pianist Torleif Torgersen
1600-1700: Cand. d
1700-1800: Cand. e
1800-1900: Cand. f
1900-1930: Listeners’ forum by Maike Aarebrot Flick
Guest: Violinist Ludvig Gudim
1945-2000: Announcement of results
Free entrance. Lunch is available to purchase. Free shuttle transport between Hop station on “Bybanen” and Troldhaugen.

The University Aula, Bergen
1130-1300: Concert with participants from the competition
Free entrance

THURSDAY 1 SEPTEMBER 
Ole Bull Academy, Voss
1500: “The Roots of Edvard Grieg: Ole Bull and Norwegian Folk Music”
Concert by Ellen Marie Selland Geithung, vocal, Håkon Asheim, Hardanger fiddle, and Einar Steen-Nøkleberg, piano
Free entrance. The train between Bergen and Voss takes about 1h 15m.

FRIDAY 2 SEPTEMBER
Troldhaugen
1000-1100: Guided tour at Troldhaugen by Curator Monica Jangaard
1100-1200: “Grieg going baroque”
Pianist Liv Glaser sharing experiences on the Holberg Suite with an eye on performance practice of the past (Troldsalen).
In cooperation with The International Edvard Grieg Society and Centre for Grieg Research.
1200-1330: Lunch for sale at the café at Troldhaugen
1330: Bus coach from Troldhaugen to the Grieg Academy
Free entrance. Free shuttle transport between Hop station on “Bybanen” and Troldhaugen.

Grieg Academy
1400-1700: Master class with pianist and jury member Lilya Zilberstein.
Free entrance

Håkonshallen
1930: Solo recital with Bruce Liu, winner of the Chopin Piano Competition 2021.
For tickets and information, click here

SATURDAY 3 SEPTEMBER 
Grieghallen
1800-2000: Final with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
2000-2030: Voting for the Audience Prize
2030-2100: Announcement of winners, Prize Ceremony
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Ryoma Takagi from Japan is the winner of the 1st Prize in the International Edvard Grieg Piano Competition 2018 (photo by Dag Fosse).