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Classical Saturdays

Under the artistic direction of renowned Peter and Christina Herresthal, we are proud to present a concert series that brings together traditional art and music with the innovative thoughts and musical influences of the present day.

The concert series takes place within the exhibition 'Norwegian Church Art.' The space is designed like a church ship, featuring whitewashed walls, high ceilings, and excellent acoustics, making it an ideal setting for musical experiences.

After the concerts, there will be an afterparty for the audience and musicians, featuring light refreshments.

Tickets: 

  • Adult: 180 NOK
  • Student: 100 NOK"

March 9th at 1:00 PM

Queer Voices in the Church Space

The opera company "Skeive stemmer" invites you to a concert that makes room for composers, lyricists, performers, and audiences who have not always been welcome in church spaces. The program includes music by the pioneering composer Ethel Smyth.

April 13th at 1:00 PM

Hehku Trio

In a program that spans from early Baroque to entirely newly written works, Hehku Trio invites the audience on a journey of contemplation.

Poems by authors such as Edith Södergran and Eino Leino create a space to reflect on life's big questions, as well as on the impact of nature and the seasons on our lives. This is set to the music of composers like Antonio Vivaldi, Honoré d’Ambruis, Barbara Strozzi, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Frederik Zeuthen, and resident composer Anna Berg.

May 11th at 1:00 PM

The Baroque Meets Norwegian Folk Music

European Baroque music meets Norwegian folk tradition when star harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani and students of classical and folk music from the Norwegian Academy of Music present music ranging from rural culture to royal courts.

Previous concerts

February 10th: Opening Concert - Vivaldi's Four Seasons, Wilhelmine von Bayreuth, and Anna Berg

The concert series opens grandly as four young soloists and Kamerata Ingesund perform music by Antonio Vivaldi and Wilhelmine von Bayreuth, followed by the trio "Earthward, Ever Circling" by resident composer Anna Berg.

Harald, Peter, and Christina Herresthal guide the audience through the program and discuss the concert series, as well as the family's musical history in the church art collection.