Flagstad 125 – Kirsten Flagstad’s treasured songs

Flagstad 125 – Kirsten Flagstad’s treasured songs

Concert with songs from Flagstad’s own repertoire

In this concert there will be served tasters from Flagstad’s entire repertoire, from romances to opera and operettas. This will be spiced up with facts, stories and anecdotes from Flagstad’s life, and we promise to provide an evening you will remember! Soprano Stina Levvel and mezzosoprano Siv Oda Hagerupsen has dived into Kirsten’s repertoire and found a number of beautiful songs and arias. Dorina Komani accompanies at the piano.

 

A Digital festival

The Kirsten Flagstad Festival will be ONLINE this year, and will thereby be an INTERNATIONAL festival. We will make Kirsten Flagstads 125 year jubilee available for the entire opera world! We celebrate one of the world’s most  famous sopranos, who was called “ The Voice of the century”. For those who do not know, Kirsten Flagstad was born in Hamar July 12th 1895.

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To watch the concert

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Artists

Stina Levvel, soprano
Siv Oda Hagerupsen, mezzosoprano
Dorina Komani, piano

 

The 2020 Jubilee year.

On July 12th 2020, it will be 125 year since Kirsten Flagstad was born in Hamar. This has to me celebrated despite the current strict rules and in a society which is almost completely shut down. The Kirsten Flagstad Festival does also celebrate a 15 year jubilee in 2020. Due to this, it was not an option for us to cancel. We will hereby welcome to this year’s digital festival. In addition we will welcome you to a drive-in opera at åttemetersplanet, a festival service for a few in Hamar Church, and opera for children at Stortorget. These three concerts are live-experiences, and the rest of our varied programme will be sent directly to you digitally. We will be able to open our doors at short notice for a concert a day at during the festival, if the rules should change.

 

Our partners and sponsors

Kirsten Flagstad Festival will thank all our sponsors and partners:
OBOSSparebankstiftelsen HedmarkSparebank 1 ØstlandetInnlandet fylkeskommuneHamar kommuneHamar Arbeiderblad and Avis.
We have been given an extra grant from the county council on the occation of the jubilee, which we are immensely grateful for.