Recording from 27. May 2018
Grieg: Piano Concerto
International breaktrough and the orchestra's signature work.
Edvard Grieg's Piano Concerto was premiered in Copenhaagen in April 1869 without Grieg being present. One year earlier, summer 1868, he travelled to Denmark to write his concerto. Togehter with Nina and their little daughter Alexandra he settled in Sølleræd, north of Copenhagen. Here he found peace and quiet to compose his international breaktrough. Soloist Ah Ruem Ahn comes from South-Korea and won the Edvard Grieg International Piano Competition in 2016.
Presented by Bergen International Festival and Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Ah Ruem Ahn is presented by KODE.