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The beauty of the Norwegian music.

May 24, Embassy of Norway in cooperation with the National Philharmonic Sergei Lunkevich present a concert of Norwegian music. It was attended by Tatiana Сostiuk - soprano, Haldor Maeland - piano, Mihail Agafita maestro - orchestra conductor and artistic director, Irina Martyniuk, fine art expert, - author of the project and host of the evening.

The program included works by Johan Halvorsen and Edvard Grieg.

It was an evening filled with amazing music and a terrific mood. Music - is the way to our hearts, and the Norwegian definitely conquered us, and we are looking forward to a doubling.

Herman Pascal Consigliere Norwegian Embassy communicated with the portal «ARTinfinit» and told us a little about this concert.

-          What do you think about the concert?

Herman Pascal: We love it, because we have had it in now 7 years. This is very nice cooperation and it’s very satisfied. They asked every year to do it again, and we also love it. Today it was a full here, it was fantastic

-          So, I think, next year we will enjoy such a wonderful concert again?

Herman Pascal: We hope so. It’s very hard to break the tradition, that’s been going 7 years. We have a fantastic cooperation, and we hoped, that we will continue

Norwegian pianist Haldor Maeland also shared his impressions about Moldova and people.

-          How many times you were in Moldova?

Haldor Maeland: This is the first time.

-          And what do you think about our country?

Haldor Maeland: It’s beautiful, I mean, I just been in town, and next day I’m going outside, so I think, you’ve got a beautiful landscape. I want to see more. And people here so lovely. I thought they were very strict and was a little afraid to come, but everything is opposite, than I thought. I think, maybe next time, I will come with my family.

-          How many times you practice here before the concert?

Haldor Maeland: Only yesterday. We have some problems with electricity, so we have only one day to rehearsal, we were on fire. But everything was awesome.

-          What do you think about the concert?

Haldor Maeland: Very niсe. Very good orchestra, good energy. I like it.

-          And the audience?

Haldor Maeland: Very nice, and was a good feedback, so yes, I like it

And, of course, Mihail Agafita - orchestra conductor, shared with us his opinion about concert.

-          Tell us about your impression about this concert.

Mihail Agafita: The impression is the same, like after every concert, during which there were a lot of good things, I notice other hand, they are always there, it's live music, we're not in the studio. All musicians were great; I think I successfully took the program for the event. We start with the first Halvorsen creation, the music in the style of Neo-Baroque like Bach and Vivaldi, but in the vision of 20th - century. I like to play this kind of music; it has the breath of the past, and the concept of the present. I think that all sounded good; the audience is easily perceived it. Naturally, the Piano Concerto - a smash hit.

-          You often work with foreign musicians. Do you have some difficulties?

Mihail Agafita: No, music - is an international language, and I speak English, so we also find common ground all times. If a musician is good, then there is absolutely no problem.

And we look forward and wait new concerts and hope to hear amazing performance of Haldor Maeland once more.

Galina Birzul

«ARTinfinit»

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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