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Music prize show ended in scandal

Norway's annual music industry awards show called Spellemannsprisen started off with complaints from top classical artists like pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, and ended in scandal...

A-ha reunites for memorial concert

The only Norwegian band ever to have been top of the charts in the USA, A-ha, will reunite for one time only to play...

Cathedral concert honours victims

A memorial concert held at Oslo Cathedral for the victims, survivors and emergency service personnel involved in the terror attacks on Oslo and Utøya...

Diplomats trained in black metal

The Norwegian foreign ministry has begun training aspiring diplomats in "TNBM - True Norwegian Black Metal" - after foreign service missions reported a rise...

Mari Boine to sing in English

Norway's indigenous star Sami singer, Mari Boine, is branching into new directions and now plans a new album with English lyrics. She also may...

Pop act Röyksopp headed for court

Norwegian pop duo Röyksopp is caught in a legal conflict with former associate Rune Lindbæk, who demands credits and a share of the income...

New conductor greeted with glee

Russian Vasily Petrenko has been named the new conductor of the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra from Spring 2013 – and has already laid out his...

Finding fame in the Philippines

Back home in Norway, only fans with a long memory know his name and music. But when Per Øystein Sørensen toured the Philippines last...

Concert hall rising in Stavanger

Stavanger's new concert hall, due to be completed by the end of 2011, is now rapidly taking shape on the outskirts of downtown. ...



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