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Midnight Concert in Tromsø Cathedral

The Midnight Concerts have been one of Tromsøs most popular events for more than two decades and features psalms, folk tunes, songs, traditional Norwegian music and indigenous Sami music performed by the region’s leading musicians.

Meeting time and place: 22.45 (10.45pm) at the Tromsø Cathedral - doors open at 22.30 (10.30pm) and concert starts at 23.00 (11pm) - Google Maps

Important: the concert is in the yellow church in Tromsø city centre, not in the white triangle Arctic Cathedral at the other side of the bridge

Unique evening concert in Tromsø City Center

Experience the enchanting melodies of the Midnight Concert in Tromsø Cathedral, a captivating musical performance that will transport you to a world of pure serenity. Nestled in the heart of picturesque Tromsø, Norway’s gateway to the Arctic, this mesmerising concert offers an unforgettable experience for music lovers and enthusiasts alike. Step into the breathtaking and protected Tromsø Cathedral and be greeted by the awe-inspiring ambiance that surrounds you. The combination of the stunning architecture and the ethereal music creates a truly magical atmosphere.

Past, today and future

The Midnight Concert in Tromsø Cathedral showcases a diverse repertoire, featuring both classical pieces and contemporary compositions. Professional musicians come together to create an extraordinary symphony of sounds that will resonate deep within your soul. Each note is crafted with precision and passion.

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Northern Norway as you listen to traditional folk tunes, beautifully adapted for this unique setting. The skilled musicians effortlessly blend these folk melodies with classical pieces. This creates a harmonious fusion that celebrates the region's musical roots.

This unforgettable concert is not just about the music; it's also about the experience. The intimate setting of Tromsø Cathedral allows for a more personal connection between the audience and the performers. You'll have the opportunity to witness their talent up close and appreciate their dedication to their craft.

Melodies in Northern Europe's biggest wooden cathedral

Whether you are a lifelong lover of classical music or simply seeking a moment of tranquility during your visit to Tromsø, the Midnight Concert in Tromsø Cathedral promises to be an extraordinary experience. Let the melodies carry you away on a journey of emotions and immerse yourself in the beauty of this remarkable musical performance.

The Tromsø Cathedral in Northern Norway hosts nightly concerts that showcase the diverse and vibrant coastal culture of the region. These concerts provide a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in the music that resonates within the Norwegian Arctic's coastal communities. With a repertoire that includes psalms, folk tunes, traditional North Norwegian music, and indigenous Sami music, the skilled musicians transport the audience on a captivating journey through the region's musical heritage. For over twenty years, the Midnight Concerts have been a beloved event for both locals and visitors, offering a profound glimpse into the soul of the Arctic.

Included in your adventure

  • Admission to Tromsø Cathedral (Northern Europe's largest wooden cathedral)
  • Evening concert with professional musicians (30 minutes)

Last updated: 02/02/2024

Source: Visit Tromsø-Region

Midnight Concert in Tromsø Cathedral

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