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PROGRAM/TICKETS

The sale of tickets and festival passes started on Monday 15 January 2024 at 12.00. By pressing the button below, you can download a pdf with the detailed concert programme. Here you will find an overview of place, day, date and time, as well as who is playing which works. 

NB No refunding of sold tickets.

NB April 16: Liza Ferschtman unfortunately had to cancel her participation in Lofoten. The young Norwegian violinist Vilde Frang will replace her in some concerts.

The concerts in chronological order

This overview shows the concerts in the official programme. Any concerts outside the official program is published on Facebook, our websites and at other concerts. 

The opening and final concerts in the main program are approx. 90 minutes without intermission. The evening concerts are about 60-75 minutes, and without intermission. Concerts at 9.30 PM are about 30 minutes.

NB: in all the churches, toilet conditions are limited.

Festival passes are marked with KO for the all concerts, KV for the evening concerts and FE for the opening and final concerts (see menu selection about passports).

Extra concert: Galleri Lille Kabelvåg, Kabelvåg

  • Monday July 8 at 1 PM, Duration: 60 min

  • Artists: Chaos String Quartet

  • Passport: not in any passport

  • Unnumbered seats

Mozart: String Quartet in B flat major, K. 159

Grieg: String Quartet  in G minor, op. 27

Folk music, in arrangements by The Danish String Quartet 

  • Made possible through MERITA (se menu under "about the festival)

Lofoten Culture House, Svolvær

  • Opening concert - Monday 8.7 at 8 PM, Duration 90 min

  • Passport: KO KV FAIRY

Our opening concert is a festive concert where we present all the artists in an extrovert program of shorter pieces. Download program file to see details. 

Music by Mozart, Grieg, Fauré, Schumann, Schubert, Halvorsen, Wolf and others.

Thon Hotel Svolvær

  • Tuesday 9.7 at 10 AM, Duration: 30 min

  • Passport: KO

Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata in B major, D 575

Paul Lewis, piano

Stamsund church

  • Tuesday 9.7 at 7 PM, Duration: 70 min

  • Passport: KO KV

 

Robert Schumann: 5 Songs, Op. 40

Mark Padmore, tenor

Imogen Cooper, piano

 

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 10 in E flat major, Op. 74

The Engegård Quartet

Franz Schubert: Fantasy in F minor D 940

Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

Paul Lewis, piano

Borge church, Bøstad

  • Tuesday 9.7 at 9.30 PM, Duration: 60 min

  • Passport: KO KV

Francis Poulenc: Sonata for cello and piano

Marko Ylönen, cello

Roman Rabinovich, piano

György Kurtag: Homage to R. Schumann, op. 15

Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

Martin Fröst, clarinet

Juliet Jopling, viola

Robert Schumann: Widmung - from Frauenliebe und Leben

Vilde Frang, violin

Roman Rabinovich, piano

Thon Hotel Svolvær
Wednesday 9.7 at 10 AM Passport: KO
Duration: 30 min

Edvard Grieg: from Norwegian Dances, op. 35 

​no. 3: Allegro moderato alla Marcia

no. 4: Allegro Molto

Edvard Grieg: Ballade in G minor, op. 25

Fuko Ishii, piano

Lofoten Cathedral,
Kabelvå
g
Wednesday 10.7 at 7 PM
Passport: KO KV
Duration: 70 min

Franz Liszt: Fra "Harmonies poétique et relégieuses":

Nr. 8: Miserere d`après Palestrina 

Franz Liszt: 6 Consolations

Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

Hugo Wolf: Five songs:

- Ob der Koran von Ewigkeit sei?

- Trunken müssen wir alle sein!

- As long as one is sober 

- Sie haben wegen der Drunkenheit
- Was in der Schenke waren heute

Mark Padmore, tenor

Fuko Ishii, piano 

Ernö Dohnanyi: Piano Quintet No. 2 in E flat minor

Roman Rabinovich, piano

The Engegård Quartet

Svolvær church
Wednesday 10.7 at 9.30 PM
Passport: KO KV
Duration: 70 min

Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 19 in C minor D 958

Paul Lewis, piano

Bela Bartok: Violin Sonata No. 1 BB84

Vilde Frang, violin

Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

Thon Hotel Svolvær
Thursday 11.7 at 10 AM
Passport: KO
Duration: 30 min

Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 14 in A minor D 784

Paul Lewis, piano

Buksnes church,
Gravdal

Thursday 11.7 at 7 PM
Passport: KO KV
Duration: 60 min

Ludvig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31 in A flat major, op. 110

Imogen Cooper, piano

Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio No. 2 in C major, Op. 87

Roman Rabinovich, piano

Liza Ferschtman, violin

Marko Ylönen, cello

Meieriet Kultursenter,
Leknes

Thursday 11.7 at 9.30 PPassport: KO KV

Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in F minor, Op. 80

"Requiem for Fanny"

The Engegård Quartet

Francis Poulenc: Sonata for clarinet and piano, FP 184

Martin Fröst, clarinet

Roman Rabinovich, piano

Svolvær church
Friday 12.7 at 1 PM
Passport: KO
Duration: 70 min

Steinway Prize Winner Concert

Robert Schumann: Carnival, op. 9

Fuko Ishii, piano, Winner of the Grieg competition 2022

Zoltàn Kodály: Duo for violin and cello, op. 7

Arvid Engegård, violin

Marko Ylönen, cello

Lofoten Cathedral, Kabelvåg
Friday 12.7 at 7 PM Passport: KO KV
Duration: 75 min

Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 21 in B flat major, D 960

Paul Lewis, piano

Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115

Martin Fröst, clarinet

The Engegård Quartet

Lofoten Culture House, Svolvær
Friday 12.7 at 9.30 PM
Passport: KO KV
Duration: 60 min

Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio in E flat major, XV:29

Imogen Cooper, piano

Laura Custodio Sabas, violin

Marko Ylönen, cello

Robert Schumann: Dichterliebe, op. 48

Mark Padmore, tenor

Imogen Cooper, piano

Svolvær church
Saturday 13.7 at 1 PM
Passport: KO
Duration: 60 min

Johann S. Bach: The Goldberg Variations, BWV 998

Roman Rabinovich, piano

Buksnes church, Gravdal,
Finale!
Saturday 13.7 at 7 PM Passport: KO KV FE
Duration: 90 min

FINAL CONCERT!

Our last concert is an exiting ending where we have collected all the encores. The show and humor factor is high here.

The program is made during the festival and will be a surprise for us all!

Paul Lewis, piano (artistic director)

Arvid Engegård, violin (artistic director)

Imogen Cooper, piano

Fuko Ishii, piano

Roman Rabinovich, piano

Martin Fröst, clarinet

Mark Padmore, tenor

Marko Ylönen, cello

The Engegård Quartet

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