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Operafest at Terminus

Premiere: 10. Oct 2019 Running period: 10 - 12/10

After several highly successful events at Bergen ́s most historic hotel, BNO and De Bergenske have created a mini 3 day-festival for October.

With wine, food and aria events on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, enjoy two of Norway’s rising star young singers, both building remarkable international careers – soprano Hamida Christoffersen and bass- baritone Christian Valle.

OPERABUBBLES: THURSDAY 10TH OCTOBER AT 7PM
Famous arias mixed with bubbles from cava, prosecco and champagne, plus fingerfood.
Duration approx. 1 hour 30 minutes

OPERATASTERS: FRIDAY 11TH OCTOBER AT 7PM
Enjoy a 4-course dinner with wine and arias between each course.
Duration approx. 3 hours 30 minutes

AFTERNOON TEA: SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER AT 1PM
Get to know the main operadivas of our times.
Nicolai Riise / Presenter
Rita Therese Ziem / Soprano
Ellena Hale / Piano

Duration approx. 1,5 hour

ARTISTS OPERABUBBLES AND OPERATASTERS
Hamida Kristoffersen / Soprano
Christian Valle / Bass-baritone
Ellena Hale / Piano

PRICES
OPERABUBBLES NOK 745
OPERATASTERS NOK 1245
AFTERNOON TEA NOK 540

PROGRAMME, OPERABUBBLES AND OPERATASTERS

Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
La bohème: Mimi's aria "Mi chiamano Mimì"

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
The Abduction from the Seraglio:
Osmin's aria "O, wie will ich triumphieren"

Antonin Dvorak (1814-1894)
Rusalka: Rusalka's song to the moon

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
I vespri siciliani (The Sicilian Vespers):
Procida's aria "O tu Palermo"

Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
From Six Romances Op. 6:
"Non but the lonely heart"

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
From Haugtussa (The Mountain Maid) Op. 67:
"Blåbær-li" (Blueberry slope)

Lionel Bart (1930-1999)
Oliver!: "My Name!"

Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
West Side Story: "Somewhere"

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Don Giovanni: Duet Zerlina/Don Giovanni "La ci darem la mano"

Listen to soprano Vuvu Mpofu singing Summertime at Terminus at OperaBubbles last year (2018):

Photos from Operafest at Terminus previous years:

Opera Fest Afternoontea

Contributors


Hamida Kristoffersen Bw Firkant Nett

Hamida Kristoffersen

Soprano (OperaBubbles & OperaTasters)

Christian Valle Bw Firkant Nett

Christian Valle

Bass-baritone (OperaBubbles & OperaTasters)

Rita Lynne Nett

Rita Therese Ziem

Soprano (Afternoon Tea)

Nicolai Nett

Nicolai Riise

Presenter (Afternoon Tea)

Selected dates


10/10 Thursday 19.00
Grand Hotel Terminus Play ended
Play ended
11/10 Friday 19.00
Grand Hotel Terminus Play ended
Play ended
12/10 Saturday 13.00
Grand Hotel Terminus Play ended
Play ended