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City Hall’s chimes draw complaints

The carillon in the Oslo City Hall's bell tower has long been a traditional part of daily life in the Norwegian capital, chiming on...

Fox head stolen as ‘Fox’ song keeps climbing

Norway's Film Museum in Oslo has reported a theft that resulted in the disappearance of only one item: The head of a fox puppet...

‘The Fox’ keeps fans jumping

The two Norwegian brothers behind the hit music video "The Fox" seemed to be staying firmly grounded after a dizzying week of appearing on...

Hit music video pulled off iTunes

Two Norwegian brothers known as "Ylvis" who've been flying high with an international hit music video since last week landed abruptly on Thursday when...

New conductor strikes sour note

UPDATED: Vasily Petrenko won rave reviews this week after conducting his first season openers of the Oslo Philharmonic, but he also caused offense off...

Russian wins queen’s music competition

Soprano Kristina Mkhitaryan from Russia won first prize in Norwegian Queen Sonja's International Music Competition over the weekend. The queen said she was proud...

Neil Young concerts cancelled

Rock legend Neil Young and his band Crazy Horse delivered a critically acclaimed concert in Oslo Wednesday evening, but something went wrong afterwards. His...

Petrenko takes on Philharmonic

The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra is finally about to officially take on the young Russian, Vasily Petrenko, as its new conductor, and vice versa. After...

Orchestras losing money

Norway's philharmonic orchestras both in Oslo and Bergen have racked up losses and been forced to chip into their capital accounts.  Both blame the...

Eurovision winner back home again

Margaret Berger, who represented Norway in this year's Eurovision Song Contest, was back on stage in Trondheim this week, not far from where she...

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