The Grieg Academy – Department of Music
workshop and conference


In connection with the conference “EDVARD GRIEG and the HUMAN VOICE", The Grieg Academy, University of Bergen and The International Grieg Society facilitates an INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP on the SONGS of EDVARD GRIEG. The workshop and conference will take place during the Bergen International Festival in Edvard Grieg’s home town and location of the composer’s villa at Troldhaugen.

Illustration photo of a Grieg statue facing a blooming cherry tree.
Alexander Lund/uib

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THE CONFERENCE - May 29th - 31st - will include international

researchers, performers and others presenting papers,

lecture-demonstrations and performances related to the main theme

“Edvard Grieg and the Human Voice”. See www.griegsociety.org for an

updated program for the conference. The conference language is English.

THE WORKSHOP - May 28th -31st at the Grieg Academy - will involve

singers and pianists (students, teachers and professionals) who are

interested in learning more about Edvard Grieg’s songs. It will partly

overlap with the conference and some lectures/activities will be part of

the workshop. The singers/pianists will take part in performing Grieg’s

songs of their choice sung in the original languages - Norwegian

(Bokmål/Nynorsk) and German – and be coached by internationally

acclaimed vocal/piano teachers from Norway.

The workshop will consist of informal, open teaching sessions and

performance opportunities, including selected performances in Grieg’s

villa, with its Steinway grand of 1885. A detailed schedule will be made

prior to the workshop.


Contact person: Professor Einar Røttingen - einar.rottingen@grieg.uib.no