About EGK 1

Edvard Grieg Choir

About us

Edvard Grieg Kor(EGK) is the professional choir of Western Norway, composed of the eight regular singers of EGV and 8-24 guest singers. The EGK is led by Principal Conductor Edward Gardner, who is also Principal Conductor of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Philharmonic Orchestra, and former Music Director of English National Opera and Glyndebourne Touring Opera.

In recent years, the Edvard Grieg Kor has achieved recognition both nationally and internationally. In addition to its own concerts regionally, nationally and internationally, EGK participates in world-class performances and recordings through its work as an opera choir and symphonic choir for Bergen National Opera and Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Together with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, the choir has won prestigious Gramophone awards, including 'Recording of the year' for 'Peter Grimes'. 

The Edvard Grieg Choir will be part of the program for the BBC Proms 2023, and will perform at the Royal Albert Hall in London on 11 August alone, and together with the Royal Northern College of Music's Chamber Choir, the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir, and will be conducted by Edward Gardner.

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Simon Kirkbride

General Director/CEO

Solveig Lavik

Assistant General Manager