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Sound of Nature


According to tradition, our piano students go on tour during the last week of January. This tour has taken place since the early days of the Music Conservatory and covers various topics from year to year.


  • Maurce Ravel (1875–1937): Ondine from Gaspard de la nuit, with Erlend Edland
  • Jean Sibelius (1865–1957): Granen og Bjørken, with Hymn Ming Jie Sun
  • Heino Kaski (1885–1957): Yö meren rannalla (Night at the Lake), Op. 34 No. 1 and Syysaamu (Autumn Morning), Op. 21 No. 2, with Jakob Mo
  • David Monrad Johansen (1888–1974): Nordlandske danser, Op. 30, Dances from Vefsn og Hattfjelldal, with Gustavo Reis
  • Edvard Grieg (1843–1907): Til våren, with Simen Østberg
  • Claude Debussy (1862–1918): Feuilles mortes and Bruyeres, with Audun Hvitstein
  • C. Debussy: L’isle Joyeuse, with Adrian Leander Nes
  • M. Ravel: La vallée des cloches from Miroirs, with Erica Sheng
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827) Sonate, Op. 28 Pastorale: 1st mvt. Allegro, with Maria Ayala Ferrer


  • L. van Beethoven: Sonata, Op. 10 No. 3, 1. mvt: Presto, with Mikkel Berg Eriksen
  • Robert Schumann (1810–1856): From Waldszenen Eintritt, Einsame Blumen, Freundliche Landschaft, Vogel als Prophet, with Leonie Wiegel
  • M. Ravel: Une barque sur l'ocean from Miroirs, with Telma Eckhoff Dagestad
  • Erik August Breivik: Høstlige inntrykk. Luft. With Erik August Breivik
  • Geirr Tveitt (1908–1981): Tre folketoner fra Hardanger, with Idun Gabrielle Fougner Økland
  • Pēteris Vasks (1946–): Cockoo’s Voice (Spring Elegy), with Harald Ramm Haugland
  • Leoš Janáček (1854–1928): From In the Mists: 1. Andante, 3. Andantino, 4. Presto, with Romolo Lanza
  • Enrique Granados (1867–1916): Paisaje, with Nadja Trebinjac
  • Franz Schubert (1797–1828): Sonata in G Major, D. 894, 1. mvt: Molto moderato e cantabile, with Julius von Forstner


  • Christian Sinding (1856–1941): Frühlingsrauschen
  • R. Schumann: From Waldszenen. Eintritt. Einsame Blumen. Herberge. With Ulrikke Nesby
  • Béla Bartók (1881–1945): From Out of Doors. The Night's Music, with Siiri Ylijoki
  • M. Ravel: Jeux d'eau, with Hedda Nordhagen
  • D. Monrad Johansen: From Suite No. 2, From Gudbrandsdalen: Sålest hua gjætl-guten i Lom ette gåmålt. Vindflugguleiken. Steinbukken. Bruremarsjen som eg drøymde. With Joachim Engeli
  • C. Debussy: Des pas sur la neige (Footsteps on the Snow), Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest (What the West Wind Saw), with Riikka Lumiaho
  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809–1847): From Lieder ohne Worte: Hunting Song, Spring Song, Agitato, with Sigmund Toppe
  • Frédéric Chopin (1810–1849): Nocturne, Op. 27 No. 2, with Mia Nguyen
  • F. Chopin: Barcarolle, with Jules Boeda

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Published: Dec 27, 2023 — Last updated: Jan 23, 2024