The Digital Kirsten Flagstad Festival June18th – 21st, 2020

The Digital Kirsten Flagstad Festival June18th – 21st, 2020

We want to welcome you to the fist digital opera festival in the world.

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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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PROGRAM 

All events will take place in Hamar, as long as nothing else is announced, and you will be able to follow and watch almost everything on our Youtubekanal.
Most of our concerts and events will be possible to view on demand at a later date at your convenience, if you should be unable to follow our live-streamed events.

 

THURSDAY 18th June

10:00   Outside Kirsten Flagstad Museum – Opening and Wreath-laying ceremony (live-stream)

11:00   Strandstuen – Breakfast at Strandstuen with Katharina Jakhelln Semb. Guest: Annika E. Engelhart (live-stream)

12:00 Strandstuen – At Kirsten’s home– Terje Boye Hansen, Birgitte Christensen et. al. (live-stream)

13:00 The foyer at the Opera house – Opera brunch with Mona Levin (recording from Oslo)

14.00   EKG – Opening Exhibition with festival artist Christopher R. Raadlund (no recording, only LIVE)

15.00   Hamar Theatre– Opera for the kids– Mozart and the princess (recording)

16.00   Sparebank 1 – Young talents at the bank–  (recording)

17.00   Domkirkeodden – Terje Vigen – (recording with audience)

19.00   Hamar Theatre – Kirsten Flagstad’s Treasured Songs – (live-stream with audience)

21.00   Hamar Theatre – Flagstad at the bar – (recording)

 

FRIDAY 19th June

11.00   Strandstuen –Breakfast at Strandstuen with Katharina Jakhelln Semb. Guest: Anette Solberg (live-stream)

12.00   Strandstuen –At Kirsten’s home – Tour around the Hall of Fame (live-stream)

13.00   The foyer at the Opera house – Opera brunch with Mona Levin (recording from Oslo)

14.00   Berlin – Conversation between Turid Karlsen and Stefan Herheim (recording)

15.00   Stortorget – Opera for the kids – LIVE– TangOpera (LIVE EVENT at Stortorget in Hamar, no recording)

16.00   Sparebank 1 – Young talents at the bank (recording)

17.00   Domkirkeodden – From medieval ballads to Tannhäuser (recording with audience)

19.00   Åttemetersplanet – Drive-in Opera LIVE (livestream from Store Studio in Oslo)

 

SATURDAY 20th June

11.00   Strandstuen – Breakfast at Strandstuen with Katharina Jakhelln Semb. Guest: Caroline Wettergreen (live-stream)

12.00   Strandstuen – At Kirsten’s home– Conversation between Bernt Ola Volungholen and Roger Andreassen (live-stream)

13.00   The foyer at the Opera house – Opera brunch with Mona Levin (recording from Oslo)

15.00   Hamar Theatre – Opera for the kids– The magical opera suitcase (recording)

16.00   Sparebank 1 – Young talents at the bank (recording)

19.00   Hamar Kulturhus – Flagstad Opera Galla (live-stream and LIVE event)

21.00   Brødrene Jacobsen – Opera Pub (live-stream)

 

SUNDAY 21st June

11.00   Hamar domkirke – Festival Mass with Caroline Wettergreen (LIVE from Hamar church, the service will not be streamed or recorded)

13.00   The foyer at the Opera house – Opera brunch with Mona Levin (recording from Oslo)

Interview with opera singer Elisabeth Teige who will close the festival with Vier letzte Lieder by Richard Strauss

 

Here you will find our entire program and bios of the partisipants