The Arts Desk 08.06: Uniquely imaginative programming in special places from a world-class local
If this were only the kind of international festival you might get elsewhere – and it’s still a big “only” where Bergen’s flagship fortnight of theatre, dance, art and music is concerned – your correspondent would have little of idiosyncratic cultural value to offer in exchange for swanning off to one of the most beautifully situated cities in the world. What drew me in the programme, though, were two unique and probably unrepeatable concerts put together by local boy made more than good Leif Ove Andsnes, a pianist who keeps being showered with international awards but who now, with three young children to think of, wants to concertise less, spend more time in his home town and impart his experience to a new generation of musicians.
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The festival receives government grants from:Arts Council Norway, City of Bergen and Hordaland county.
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