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Mon, 2015-08-24 11:26

bilde   Found my self a nice mountain cottage (in Valdres, Norway) which I bought for my mother. Here I find inspiration to compose and just finished writing my newest piano concerto which I will be premiering this Friday with Nordic Harmony at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo.bilde 1bilde 2bilde And when not in the mountains getting inspired, I get a kick from the fjord in Oslo.... (Photo by Cathrine Dokken) bilde 5   (Photo by Mats Grimseth) bilde 4   All in all it resulted in this... Click here to listenbilde 3

Thu, 2015-05-14 10:06
IMG_6006Performed in awesome Hong Kong last week in Kowloon! Relaxing before the concert.... And then after the concert I went "local"...... IMG_6021And THEN.....I found paradise in Sai Kung, just a 40 min drive from Kowloon. Next up is Brussels !! IMG_6032IMG_6079IMG_6065IMG_6071  
Tue, 2015-04-21 14:26
bilde 1 Bought my self a little beast of a car for SUP and surf. (Had to be NBA´s top car: KIA) And now you see why I call it "the little beast"... bilde 2 And yeah, bought a couple of them too...!! SUP&Champagne is ON! Book boards or SUP events NOW and experience Aksel´s "urban impressionism"!! bilde 3bilde 4  
Tue, 2015-04-21 14:22
bilde 1 Hopped on my bike. Did an Easter Concert Tour to salute the one´s who built my country. I rest my case. bilde 2bilde 3
Tue, 2015-04-21 14:18
bilde 2Testing, fingers ok and good to go!! Had a traditional local band warming up for me (how COOL isn´t THAT) bilde 3   Gametime! bilde 4   Afterparty! Everybody dresses up like this during the MARVELLLOUS Vinterfestuka in Narvik! DON´T miss it next March!! bilde 5
Tue, 2015-04-21 14:13
bilde 1Photo text: look at all the celebrities doing funny celebrity-faces at the same time, lol! Producers from TV2 wanted me to do a showcase for them not too long ago, so I invited them all to Café de Concert to show them what I was made of! Crossing fingers! Maybe I´ll end up updating you through TV also, hehe! Was a blast! Photo text: "like a boss" bilde 3   Awesome crew! bilde 2  
Sat, 2015-03-07 12:13
IMG_4913Stay tuned......... ;)  
Sat, 2015-03-07 12:09
IMG_4925   Thank´s to the magnificent Trond Hellstrøm I now go bananas every day at Café de Concert on a HEAVENLY Bechstein concert grand. I pretty much exclusively perform on Bechstein instruments  from Hellstrøm Piano & Flygel AS in Norway if a grand piano needs to be rented at the concert venue. My old basketball coach Pål Berg gave me my old jersey I played with when I was a teenager. MAN that made my day!!!! IMG_4986
Sat, 2015-03-07 12:01
IMG_4743Excited crowd in Tallinn two weeks a go where I enjoyed my self 110 % on stage! Always loving performing in Tallinn, here at the Tallinn Chamber Music Festival, organised by the Pille Lill Music Foundation.IMG_4750Met up with wonderful friends after the concert!! Had an absolutely unforgettable time performing at the Hemsing festival last week!! Ragnhild and Eldbjørg are top notch musicians and great fun to work with...Finally, I got to perform with them - haha! (Photos from the festival by Cathrine Dokken, awesome photographer!) IMG_4849IMG_4850IMG_4870   This morning I just came back from Riga, performing for Visma!, something I´d gladly do over again!!!!! IMG_5047IMG_5042IMG_5065   SWAG!!!! IMG_5049    
Sat, 2015-03-07 11:47
IMG_4658Press release of "Around the World in 4 weekends" was a success at Støtvig Hotel 3 weeks ago. Today I am having my first concert at the hotel where the theme is "France". I have chosen and written music to today´s menu (and the remaining three), and after dinner the concert will start and the audience will experience how the different taste sounds like. Pretty much like this.  

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