Programme 2012

Friday 26th October

4.00 pm
Oslo Central Station
Biskop Gunerius gt 3
Entry: Free entry
Opening Concert
Opening by Erna Solberg (MP)With Thomas Ruud, Siv Oda Hagerupsen and more.
5.00 pm
Royal Christiania Hotel
Biskop Gunerius gt 3
Entry: Free entry
Fredagsopera – Mozarts Tjenestepiker
An amusing show, which was prepared by sopranoCamilla Ediassen. With baritone Eric Hook Fjord and pianist Jie Zhang. Here you can order delicious food from the bar menu.
7.30 pm
Litteraturhuset
Wergelandsveien 29
Entry: 220,-/170,-
Musical Concert
Thomas Ruud, Live Maartmann Danielsson, Ida Mathisen andSiv Oda Hagerupsen sing some of the most beautiful musical tunes we know. Students from the School of Music Theatre presents a handful of spectacular musical numbers

Saturday 27th October

1.00 pm
Cafeteateret
Holendergaten 8
Entry: 220,-/170,-/65,-
Children's Opera: Brundibar
Siblings Annika and Pepicek wants to sing in the  town square to earn money because their mother is sick. Annika and Pepicek is assisted by two birds, two dogs, two cats and the rest of the children in the village to scare away Brundibar, the grumpy organ grinder
4.00 pm
Kristiania Bar og Cafe
Jernbanetorget 1
Entry: Free entry
Opera to the people
Every Saturday you can hear opera at Kristiania Bar, and enjoy some good food and beverages. David Fielder, Angelica Voje and Ieva Berzina.
6.00 pm
Cafeteateret
Hollendergaten 8
Entry: 220,-/170,-
A Tribute to Kirsten Flagstad
It’s 50 years since the famous Norwegian soprano past away. We honor her memory during the festival. Turid Karlsen, Ingunn Kilen, Gunda Bruce, Hamida Kristoffersen. Presented by Sigmund Jaang and Markus Kvits at the piano
8.00 pm
Cafeteateret
Hollendergaten 8
Entry: Free entry
Contemporary Opera
Presenting two short contemporary operas in cooperation with Oslo National Academy of Arts. Mavra by Igor Stravinskij and Egon und Emilie by Egon Toch

Sunday 28th October

3.00 pm
The tram
Stortorvet
Entry: Free entry
Trikketryllefløyten
Bernt Ola Volungholen has prepared Mozart’s Magic Flute to be played on the tram. With him, his two fellow students; Kari Kleven and Eivind Kvandal. Stefan Ibsen Slatanos on piano.
7.00 pm
Oslo Concert Hall
Munkedamsveien 14
Entry: 330,-/250,-/125.-
Tosca and Eugene Onegin
Short versions of two of the world’s most beautiful operas. With Thomas Ruud, Trond Halstein Moe, Nina Gravrok, Ola Marius Ryan, Florin Demit, Tone Kummervold and Gjøril Songvoll. Conducted by Jan O. Amundsen.

Tuesday 30th October

7.00 pm
Folketeateret
Storgata 21
Entry: 425,-/325,-/120,-
Czardasfurstin – Premiere
One of the world’s most popular Operettas can be seen in the old Opera House on Youngstorget. With Mariann Fjeld Olsen, Knut Skram, ElizabethNorberg-Schulz, Kjetil Støa, Ola Marius Ryan, Eigil Smørås, Julia Guzek and the University Symphony Orchestra conducted by Cathrine Winnes Trevino. Directed by Einar Bjørge
8.00 pm
Underwater Pub
Dalsbergstien 4
Entry: Free entry
Opera Pub
It was here that Opera to the people started over twenty years ago. Every Tuesday and Thursday people get together at Underwater Pub to listen to live opera.

Wednesday 31st October

7.00 pm
Folketeateret
Storgata 21
Entry: 425,-/325,-/120,-
Czardasfurstin – Second performance
One of the world’s most popular Operettas can be seen in the old Opera House on Youngstorget. With Mariann Fjeld Olsen, Knut Skram, ElizabethNorberg-Schulz, Kjetil Støa, Ola Marius Ryan, Eigil Smørås, Julia Guzek and the University Symphony Orchestra conducted by Cathrine Winnes Trevino. Directed by Einar Bjørge

Thursday 1st November

12.00 noon
Norwegian Academy of Music
Slemdalsveien 11
Entry: Free entry
Opera Students at the Academy of Music
For the seventh consecutive year we have a wonderfull partnership with the Academy. Opera students at the school presents operatic arias and ensembles at a high quality level. Producer Barbro Marklund-Petersone
8.00 pm
Norwegian Academy of Music
Slemdalsveien 11
Entry: Free entry
Pimpinone – an opera by Teleman
Pimpione is a rich man from the 1950’s Hollywood. He is lonely and longs for someone who wants him, not just for his money. Vespetta is a young and aspiring actress who’s looking for an easy way to gain fame and fortune. With Maren Myrvold and Gunnar Andor Nieland. Directed by Einar Bjørge
9.00 pm
Underwater Pub
Dalsbergstien 4
Entry: Free entry
Opera Pub
It was here that Opera to the people started over twenty years ago. Every Tuesday and Thursday people get together at Underwater Pub to listen to live opera.

Friday 2nd November

10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Formidlingssenteret
The Norwegian Opera, Kirsten Flagstad pl.1
Entry: Free entry
Vocal class with soprano Elizabeth Norberg-Schulz
A unique opportunity to experience a vocal class with young students, and to see how Norberg-Schulz teaches. Erling Ragnar Eriksen on piano
5.00 pm
Royal Christiania Hotel
Biskop Gunnerius gt 3
Entry: Free entry
Friday Opera: The Elixir of Love, a mini opera
Donizetti’s hilarious opera presented a short version with Siri Kval Ødegård, Eivind Kandal and Bernt Ola Volunhgolen.Monica T. Rohde on piano.
7.00 pm
DogA
Hausmannsgate 16
Entry: 220,-/170,-
La Boheme
Puccinis immortal opera in an abridged version with young opera talents in fantastic surroundings.DogA located right next to Jakob Church of Culture and is an unique venue for Opera.With Ingegjerd Bagøien Moe, Mads Wighus, Caroline Wettergren and more.

Saturday 3rd November

4.00 pm
Kristiania Bar og Cafe
Jernbanetorget 1
Entry: Free entry
Opera to the people
Every Saturday you can hear opera at Kristiania Bar, and enjoy some good food and beverages. Siv Misund, Jørgen Backer and Ieva Berzina.
7.00 pm
University Hall
Karl Johansgate 47
Entry: 220,-/170,-
Munch and Music
Arts Manager, Ulla Udberg, talks about Edvard Munch’s paintings and the auditorium controversy. Cecilie Rønning, soprano, Caroline Wettergren, soprano, Live M. Danielsson, soprano, Nina Sæterhaug, mezzo soprano, Hallvard Djupvik, tenor, Patrick Egersborg, barytone, Jørgen Backer, barytone. Monica Tomescu-Rohde, piano