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Infinita (Video)
Patina (Video)

A chamber work about a philosopher and political activist.
Philosopher and teacher Simone Weil (1909–1943) grew up in a middle-class Jewish family in Paris but nonetheless sympathized with the radical workers' movement. She joined the Spanish civil war and was a member of the French resistance during World War II.

World-renowned director Robert Wilson has taken twenty-five sonnets and created an epic piece of musical theatre, making Shakespeare's poetic universe more modern and alive than ever.

Lang Lang (Video)

Lang Lang has performed for presidents on three continents and four billion viewers at the Olympic Opening Ceremony in Beijing. Experience the superstar pianist at the 2017 Bergen International Festival. 

Violinist Ludvig Gudim (17) won the Norwegian broadcaster NRK’s Virtuoso competition and The Norwegian Soloist Prize this spring, and is the Norwegian participant in the 2016 Eurovision Young Musicians competition in Cologne, Germany. 

The Festival concert is a part of the Norwegian Soloist Prize.

Reversible (Video)
887 (Video)

887 is a journey into the realm of memory by and with theatre legend Robert Lepage.

The Festival production is the very last chance to experience Robert Lepage onstage in a project originating from his childhood memories.





A captivating performance from Fiji: For anyone who lives on an island, surrounded by the deep, beautiful yet dangerous sea, it is a cruel thought that one day the island will be swallowed by the ocean.

Orfeo (Video)

An expression of love to the power of myth, music and dance.

A summary of the Bergen International Festival 2014

Percussion fireworks.

A trio of Norway’s most talented young musicians in ensemble with internationally acclaimed pianist Leif Ove Andsnes.

Vilos Trio consists of the Norwegian pianist Ole Christian Haagenrud and the Lithuanian string players Dalia Dėdinskaitė and Gleb Pyšniak.

2014: Roots (Video)

Puppet theatre.

2014: RIFF (Video)

An evening that celebrates music, film, and dance from Bergen and the World.

On the Children's Festival Day, we invite young artists from municipal art and music schools in Hordaland to the Bergen International Festival.

With Karoline Krüger.

The breakdance competition is held in Norway for the first time!

A flamenco evening with Bettina Flater.

2014: Traces (Video)

Get ready for a kick!

Tailored to the very youngest.

The Bergen folk music club celebrates its 15th anniversary!

Workshop with Steve Reich

Newly restored silent movie classic with live music.

The sound of Os: This organ of voices will touch your heart!

A Collection of Short Stories.

A concert for taxis and lawn mowers.

A boundary-breaking theatre concert.

2014: OCEAN (Video)

The key scenes of life.

Meet the Chicken, the Hothead, the Square and the Copycat. All of them just want to be understood.

A 7.5-metre high French wicker puppet enters the city. This is a story about a man returning home after a long time abroad.

Take a peak at the rehearsals for Voices & Votes.

What if we have lost the ability to imagine the world differently? If our imagination has actually been sterilised?

A dance story based on 1001 Nights.

Beethoven's Violin Sonatas.

A Minister of Justice, a security guard and a terrorist are aboard the ferry to Denmark.

The film and the people who tell it all about Pussy Riot's struggle for freedom.

Get ready for a kick!

Steve Reich, legendary composer, visits Bergen to perform with one of the world’s leading orchestras.

Student project about water

Meet the Chicken, the Hothead, the Square and the Copycat. All of them just want to be under stood.

Music, experiments and fun for the entire family with the Trondheim Soloists and Solveig from Norwegian children's television.

Like you've never seen Pinocchio before!

Let the ramshackle three-man band The Tiger Lillies take you on a surreal ocean journey, with spectacular visual effects.

Musical circus with six multi-instrumentalists and a hundred objects in the word of Tom Waits.

The Holberg Suite in Eastern European company.

Newly restored silent movie classic with live music.

Desiring Machines in Studio Bergen.

Gitarissimo 1: Pupils and students played in Håkonshallen.

Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra and Marianna Shirinyan in Grieghallen.

Excerpts from Den skjeggete dame (The Bearded Lady), Grieg in Outer Space, Dukkenikkerne and Efterklang.

The performance "Speilet" (The Mirror), Tango Parera, De tre superdamene (The three Superladies), En smak av verden (A taste of the world) at  Fargefest, Voksne Herrers Orkester with Heine Bugge and Marius Neset and The Festival Quarter with Piazzolla Variety.

A day of surprises for the whole family at Siljustøl 26 May.

Excerpts from  Peter og ulven (Peter and the Wolf), Coelacanth, Murmuration, Marco Polo,  L'Arpeggiata and Dukkenikkerne. 

See excerpts from the perfomances Peter og ulven (Peter and the Wolf), Marco Polo and Coelacanth.

Andreas Scholl performs Der Tod und das Mädchen from his new album Wanderer.

Watch Andreas Scholl's own introduction to his latest album, Wanderer, which consists of German lieder.



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