Trio Valentin @ Café de Concert


All photos: Amanda O. Berg

Trio Valentin - a young prize winning pianotrio from The Norwegian Academy of Music had their first concert at Café de Concert on Apri 15th performing Brahms and Ravel pianotrios in addition to the Franck sonata for violin and piano. Oda Hilde, violin
Ivan Valentin, cello and Ole Christian Haagenrud, piano, performed like an already well experienced trio and rocked our crib like never before! Café de Concert is now embraceing this trio with the intention of shipping them to NYC and other cool cities around the globe for other great performances. Stay tuned, don´t miss their next performance at Café de Concert :)

Preparation backstage....


Kolstad just had to give them a funky introduction;)








Then, the party started :)


Kolstad´s wonderful mum, allways in charge of Øyvind Karlsen pløser!


And yes, then it was time for the minibasketball-tournament :D




LIV GLACER (left), one of Norway´s greatest pianists of all time, and her wonderful sister!!

The history of Café de Concert

Café de Concert began a few days before the 19th of June 2003 when Aksel Kolstad together with a colleague performed live on Midt i Musikken, a classical music program on NRK radio P2. During the program, the trial concert was announced, to be held at Kastanjen restaurant on Bygdøy Allé in Oslo.
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