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Wagner at Grieg´s

Star soprano Elisabeth Teige in Troldsalen

Portrett av sanger Elisabeth Teige. Hun ser i kamera, og har langt, blondt hår.

Foto: Line Fiane


Where Troldhaugen

Price 290/250/100/50 NOK

Sunday 12 March at 1 p.m.:

Experience one of the world's leading Wagner sopranos in the Troldsalen!

Elisabeth Teige performs Lieder and arias together with the Danish pianist Ulrich Stærk.

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Star soprano Elisabeth Teige from Ålesund is one of the most interesting dramatic sopranos in Europe. She is known for her warm, beautiful timbre, intuitive musicianship and stage presence.

In 2022, she made her debut at the Bayreuther Festspiele as Senta in Der fliegende Holländer, which was a great success. She will return to the Wagner Festival in the summer of 2023 as both Senta and Elisabeth in Tannhäuser.

Teige performs together with the Danish pianist Ulrich Stærk, who belongs to the elite among Scandinavian pianists with well over 150 concerts a year at home and abroad.

Together, the two perform Richard Wagner's passionate and beautiful Wesendonck-Lieder together with several well-known and beloved arias.

Wesendonck-Lieder is a song cycle consisting of five songs with lyrics by Mathilde Wesendonck (1828–1902). The composer set Wesendonck's poem to music in 1857 and 1858, and it is believed that Wagner had a love affair with the poet at the same time.


Richard Wagner (1813-1883)

5 Gedichte für eine Frauenstimme/ Wesendonck-Lieder

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

Notturno, op. 54, nr. 4.

Richard Wagner

Ankunft bei den schwarzen Schwänen

Dich teure halle from Tannhäuser

Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)

Vissi d'arte from Tosca

Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

Ich kann nicht sitzen from Elektra

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

Pace pace from The power of fate

Practical information

The concert ticket includes entrance to the Troldhaugen museum and Nina and Edvard Grieg's villa.

The museum is open and offer guided tours of the villa, free outdoor audio guide, open café and exhibition.

Concert duration: 60 minutes

Portrett av Elisabeth Teige. Hun har langt, blondt hår og ser i kamera.

Foto: Line Fiane

Pianisten Ulrich Stærk sett i profil. Han sitter ved et flygel og spiller, kledd i dress.

Foto: Handout