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Recordings and music

News about current, recent and future music and recordings. Past recordings are listed on the discography page.

Stay tuned for future news!

Confirmed concerts

Venues are in Norway unless otherwise mentioned.

June Night at Børli in Eidskog, Norway, on June 4th 2017. World premiere of a 12-part song cycle based on poetry by Hans Børli, with new music by Sigmund Groven. (Photo: Anne Eriksdatter Bye.)

June 15th, Vinje: Til Telemark: A Journey in Music is performed at Neset Gard in  Rauland (Vinje) in Telemark. Sigmund is joined by Anne Vada (vocals), Ivar Anton Waagaard (piano), Kjetil Bjerkestrand (synthesizers) at 7 pm. 

Media & internet

Radio
On February 22nd, 2018, you could hear Sigmund being interviewed about “Prayer for the dream”, Sigmund’s original music to poems by Hans Børli, on NRK P2. Replay the programme Spillerom.

On February 11th, 2017 you could hear Sigmund as a guest in the programme “My favourite music” on NRK Klassisk (NRK Classical Music). Listen here

Online video
NRK’s 1977 TV concert with Sigmund, Ketil Bjørnstad, Espen Rud and Terje Venaas. Music from the album Musikk for en lang natt.

Watch this NRK documentary about Sigmund on tour in 1975 with Ketil Bjørnstad and Lars Hauge for Rikskonsertene (Concerts Norway).

NRK TV mini concert with Sigmund from 1991.

NRK TV’s “harmonica school” with Tommy Reilly and Sigmund is now online at nrk.no

Sigmund performs his composition Det var ein gong / Once upon a time on NRK in 1992.

Watch Sigmund perform a folk tune at a festival in 1992.

Sigmund appears five times in this NRK Christmas special from 1978.

Part one and two of a Nordic concert / festival of classical and folk music. Sigmund is the chosen Norwegian soloist. Among the songs are Nordic night in a special symphonic version.

Check out some YouTube clips of Sigmund performing on Norwegian TV in the multimedia section, as well as more NRK clips.

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