Edvard Grieg Vocal Ensemble
Edvard Grieg Vokalensemble (EGV) is one of Norway's leading vocal ensembles, and has gained national and international recognition.
EGV is based in Bergen and has since 2013 been the resident ensemble at Edvard Grieg's home, Troldhaugen.
The vocal ensemble performs as an eight-part a cappella ensemble led by musical director Paul Robinson. EGV has been commissioned to perform a number of works and arrangements, including by composers Marianne Reidarsdatter Eriksen, Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen, Kim André Arnesen, Jonathan Rathbone and David Lang. Voces8, Barokkanerne, Manchester Camerata and Barokksolistene are among the leading ensembles EGV has collaborated with, and the choir has achieved critical acclaim for its recording on Chandos, 'Edvard Grieg Kor sings Grieg'. EGV is resident ensemble at Trollhaugen and at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, UK.
EGK regularly collaborates with Bergen International Festival ( FiB), KODE, Griegakademiet, and Bergen Kirke Autunnale, and continues to establish new collaborative projects with other Norwegian cultural organizations such as Siste Kapittel and OseanaLive. EGV also works with amateur choirs through the Møt Koret ( Meet the Choir ) programme.In addition to their busy concert calendar, the singers in EGV work as mentors and instructors for the EGK Children and Young people activities.