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Norwegian Chamber Orchestra and Håkon Kornstad

  • Karl Johans gate 47, Domus Media (Midtbygningen), Oslo
  • +47 22859555
  • August 27, 2019
  •  /  7:00 PM
  • (1 Upcoming Dates)

27 August, University Aula: A seamless combination of jazz and classical

The Norwegian Chamber Orchestra presents an evening of seamless mix between jazz and classical music, interspersed with Italian folk songs backed by accordion, double bass and string instruments?  In the middle of it all, we find Håkon Kornstad moving effortlessly between his tenor sax and mellifluous vocal.

Kornstad, renowned for his virtuosity, har already enjoyed a successful international career as a jazz saxophonist, before deciding to take up opera singing, earning a master's degree from the Norwegian Opera Academy. Since then, he has paved a way to his unique musical world, where his operatic tenor voice is complimented with lustrous tenor sax combining two vastly different musical expressions. 

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber / Iannis Xenakis: Entratra fra Sonata à 6 i B-dur og 'Aroura'
Christoph Willibald Gluck: O del mio dolce ardor from 'Paris og Helena'
Béla Bartók: Divertimento for Strings, Sz 113
Paolo Tosti: Marechiare, Tristezza, L'ultima canzone
Richard Wagner: Im Treibhaus
Franz Schubert: Du bist die Ruh
Édouard Lalo: Vainement, ma bien-aiméee fra operaen 'Le roi d'Ys'

Artistic director: Terje Tønnesen
Soloists: Håkon Kornstad - tenor saxophone/ tenor, Mats Eilertsen - double bass, Frode Haltli - accordion

  • Last Updated: 06/17/2019
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Tue, August 27, 2019 7:00 PM

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