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Time and place: June 8, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foajeen i Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

Summer concert with Unikor. Tor Tveite presents today's program. We hope many will find the way to this concert, which ends the season for cultural lunches.

Time and place: June 1, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foajeen i Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern
The Opera Factory invites you to a lunch concert filled with famous arias and ensembles from the Opera repertoire. The ensemble consists of master students from Oslo Opera Academy. Join us in a journey through laughter, tears and burning passion!
Time and place: May 25, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foajeen i Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

The silver bird and Stallo is a fairytail that Astrid Swart has written. It has elements from Stallo, Silver bird, friendship, magic, singing and joik. The performance also offers Joik and Sami drum.

Time and place: May 11, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foajeen i Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

In 2018 Ensemble Allegria celebrates their 10th anniversary! On that occasion, they take the trip to Blindern and Cultural Lunch. They will play Richard Strauss' Metamorphosen.

Time and place: Apr. 27, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Universitetets aula, Karl Johans gate 47

In Slavic folklore, the Firebird is a glowing bird with magical powers. The bird can be both a blessing and a curse for the one that captures it. The Firebird program reflects the unpredictable character, like the magic bird.

 

Time and place: Mar. 23, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foajeen i Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

March 21st 1918 Kirsten Flagstad debuted in the University aula. For this reason, we wish to pay tribute to Norway's biggest opera star with a memorial concert. This concert is a collaboration with the Kirsten Flagstad museum at Hamar.

Time and place: Mar. 16, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foajeen i Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

Chet Baker told some of the strongest musical stories in jazz. Baker Hansen retell these stories in their own dialect. Famous jazz songs like "My Funny Valentine" and "Fall in love too easily" get a new life.

Time and place: Mar. 9, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

This is a very humorous performance about the fallen opera star Laura. She keeps walking in her old glitter dresses, net stockings and jewels, and sings the same cabaret songs and operas she has always done.

Time and place: Mar. 2, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foajeen i Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

Beethoven wrote the Quartet op 135 in 1826, it was the last major work he completed. It stands in clear contrast to the so-called "late string quartets", less complicated and more open than the previous ones.

Time and place: Feb. 23, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foajeen i Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

Øyonn Groven Myhren and Anne Hytta is the duo Sogesong. A duo that  present adventurous and mystic medieval music.

Time and place: Feb. 16, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foajeen i Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

Ole Bøhn is a professor at the conservatory in Sydney, Australia. He presents music by the two Jewish composers, Dobrowen and Grosz.

Time and place: Feb. 7, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Det odontologiske fakultet, Geitmyrsveien 71

Let yourself entertain by happy musicians in the cold of February. With warm humor and a (white) smile they will guide you through some of the highlights of the opera literature. Treat yourself to a well deserved break with them and the opera classics.

Time and place: Feb. 2, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, The Foyer of Georg Sverdrup's hus (UB) at Blindern

The charming singer songwriter Egil Olsen play in stead of Lady Moscow that unfortunately had to cancel todays concert. They will play at cultural lunch on September 1st instead.

Time and place: June 9, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, The Foyer of Georg Sverdrup's hus (UB) at Blindern

It’s not truly summer without a concert by the University of Oslo employee choir, Unikor. Tor Tveite presents today’s program and makes sure the summer mood finds its way into the foyer of Georg Sverdrup’s hus. We hope as many of you as possible will find your way to this traditional end-of-season concert.

Time and place: June 2, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, The Foyer of Georg Sverdrup's hus (UB) at Blindern

This lunch-time concert offers a close encounter with a very versatile musician and a rare, magical musical instrument. At the same time she will share a bit about her unusual choice of profession and rare instrument. Sidsel Walstad is known as harpist for The Norwegian Radio Orchestra, solo artist, chamber musician and pop artist

Time and place: May 31, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Tøyen Hovedgård, Sars’ gt./Monrads gt. i Botanisk hage

Bøler’s psychedelic folk rock is to a great extent inspired by Swedish music and artists such as Mikael Ramel, Pugh Rogefeldt, Dungen and Evert Taube. Bøler have played on stages and festivals across the country since 2010. The songs are about the fact that doing well is not so swell and hanging around with others who think that what is fun is fun is the best.

Time and place: May 19, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, The Foyer of Georg Sverdrup's hus (UB) at Blindern

Quiet Explosion, which was premiered at the Opera house during the opening of Oslo Jazz festival in 2014, will now be performed again in an intimate concert version. This time in the format of a duo consisting of those who composed the work: Tord Gustavsen and Synne Sanden. The songs develop in a naked, expressive and dynamic landscape.

Time and place: May 12, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, The Foyer of Georg Sverdrup's hus (UB) at Blindern

Melodic and beautiful jazz piano trio: The autumn of 2016 jazz pianist Maren Selvaag released her debut record, Close to Shore”, under her own name. It is recorded in legendary Avatar Studios in New York and she has received rave reviews.

Time and place: May 5, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, The Foyer of Georg Sverdrup's hus (UB) at Blindern

Catharina Chen (violin), Jie Zhang (piano) and Ernst-Simon Glaser (chello) are among Norway’s foremost musicians. During this concert you will hear Franz Schubert’s first piano trio. The trio is considered a main work and lasts for about forty minutes.

Time and place: May 4, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47 (bak Aulaen)

As life in general, opera includes relations of every kind, both of friendly and romantic. At this concert you will meet, amongst others, Rosina and Figaro – good friends trying to help one another. Another couple you will become familiar with is Dorabella og Guglielmo

Time and place: Apr. 28, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foyer of Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

Bach not only played the organ, but was also a skilled violinist who composed some beautiful violin sonatas. Bach’s son, the great Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach in 1774 characterized the violin sonatas as “The best works by my dear departed father”.

Time and place: Apr. 21, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foyer of Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

Elly’s vocal and musical landscape is timeless, warm and dynamic. Her voice is one of a kind, a sound that is original, emphatic and unpretentious. This music touches people of all ages and is strengthened by its timelessness.

This is a concert not to be missed!

Time and place: Apr. 7, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foyer of Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

Haley’s Comet consists of fiddel player Meade Richter and multi instrumentalist Magnus Wiik. The name refers to the American fiddle player Ed Haley, who remained relatively unknown, but who left a treasure chest of exciting fiddle tunes.

Time and place: Mar. 31, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foajeen i Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

Mozart’s trio for piano, violin og cello in G major, K. 564 is performed by musicians from the Oslo Philharmonic. Mozart expert Trond Jahr introduces the work.

Time and place: Mar. 24, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM, Foajeen i Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

Through the year 2016-2017 employees and students at the Norwegian Academy of Music produced or been part of other productions of Steve Reich’s minimalist work “Music for 18 Musicians (1976). The project culminates in two concerts under “The Sound of The Norwegian Academy of Music” and “Cultural Lunch, followed by a performance at Jernbanetorget station the next day.