Risor Chamber Music Festival 2014



A visit to the chamber music festival in the beautiful coastal town of Risor in Norway which is held at the end of June every year and features some of Norway's most prominent international musicians.

Sinding - We want a country

Sinding - Folk Tunes from Valdres

Taneyev - Piano Quintet in G minor

Christian Ihle Hadland, piano

Henning Kraggerud, violin

Catharina Chen, violin

Catherine Bullock, viola

Torun saeter Stavseng, cello

Risor Festival Singers

Ragnhild Hemsing, violin.


Norway's finest musicians converge on the pretty coastal town of Risor in Norway for their annual Chamber Music Festival with music from Norway and Germany.

Grieg - Two Norgwegian Melodies

Bull - As I gaze upon the sun

Grieg - Duet March from Sigurd Jorsalfar

Brahms - Clarinet Quintet in B minor

Polina Leschenko, piano

Christian Ihle Hadland, piano

Ragnhild Hemsing, violin

Sharon Kam, clarinet

Vertavo String Quartet.


Highlights from some of the concerts at this year's Risor Festival of Chamber music in Norway including Halvorsen, Poulenc and Respighi featuring some of Norway's finest musicians.

Halvorsen - Veslemoy's song

Halvorsen - Fanitullen

Brustad - Fanitul from Fanitull Suite

Poulenc - Clarinet Sonata in B

Respighi - Il Tramonto

Ragnhild Hemsing, violin

Risor Festival Singers

Sharon Kam, clarinet

Christian Ihle Hadland, piano

David Hanson, countertenor

Yi Yang, violin

Aslak Juva, violin

Cecilia Wilder, viola

Erlend Habbestad, cello.

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Highlights from some of this year's Risor Festival of Chamber Music in Norway features a starry line-up of international soloists converging on this pretty coastal town and includes a rare chance to hear the wonderful hardanger fiddle in action.

Kvandal - Quintet for hardanger fiddle and string quartet Op 50

Grieg - String Quartet No 2 in F

Schonberg - Verklärte Nacht

Philipp - Gnomes & Dwarfs

Ragnhild Hemsing, hardanger fiddle

Vertavo String Quartet

Risor Festival Singers

Karen Gomyo, violin

Maria Angelica Carlsen, violin

Lars Anders Tomter, viola

Anders Rensvik, viola

Christian Poltera, cello

Benedicte Årsland, cello.