Recordings and music
News about current, recent and future music and recordings. Past recordings are listed on the discography page.
Sigmund Groven’s latest album is the third and final entry in the Sigmund Groven Collection series. The 22-track album, which has a classical music profile, includes several previously unreleased recordings and offers highlights from Groven´s long career in interpreting classical music from Norwegian and international composers, as well as some of his own compositions. Read more about the album on it’s dedicated page.
Concerto (pictured here) has also been released in South Korea by Sail Music.
Venues are in Norway unless otherwise mentioned.
August 10-13, Klepp: Harmonica seminar and concerts organized by NMF (Norsk Munnspillforum) at Klepp Folkehøgskole, Rogaland. NOTE: Due to family reasons, Sigmund has cancelled his participation in the seminar.
September 15, Oslo: Iver Kleive’s Organ Concert, and Sigmund is one of the special guest artists at Oslo Concert Hall.
October 21, Porsgrunn: Lengting, liv og song at Ælvespeilet Kulturhus, Sigmund is joined by Tone Elisabeth Braaten, Lars Klevstrand, Ivar Anton Waagaard.
November 1-5, Trossingen: World Harmonica Festival 2017. Sigmund is one of the featured artists at the Gala Concert on 2nd November, and also holds two workshops on 3rd and 4th November in Trossingen, Germany.
November 8, Notodden: Concert together with Kåre Nordstoga (piano), at Telemarksgalleriet (Telemark Art Gallery).
December 8, Eidskog: Bønn for drømmen (song cycle) together with Marianne Bye Granheim, Maren Myrvold, Ivar Anton Waagaard, Aage Kvalbein. Venue to be announced.
Media & internet
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.
On December 25th, 2016 you could hear a special documentary radio programme about Sigmund Groven (in Norwegian) in NRK P2’s Folkemusikktimen (Folk music hour). Listen here.
Check out some YouTube clips of Sigmund performing on Norwegian TV in the multimedia section.
NRK TV’s mini concert with Sigmund from 1991.
NRK TV’s “harmonica school” with Tommy Reilly and Sigmund is now online at nrk.no