HARPA – a grand celebration of Nordic film music

solist Helene Bøksle

soloist Helene Bøksle

For the first time during the Kosmorama International Film Festival, there will be a film music concert and the concert is also featuring the annual Nordic Film Music Award – HARPA.

alexander stenerud
Soloist Alexander Stenerud

The concert is a part of the HARPA-ceremony, and you will experience the best of Norwegian Film music, and excerpts from the music of the five HARPA-nominees. You will also hear Norwegian film-hits like ”Living Daylight”, ”Kamilla og tyven”, ”Svalbardtema” and ”Har en drøm”.

Soloist Tore Johansen

The concert is a collaboration between NOPA – Norwegian society for composers and lyricists – Trondheim Symphony Orchestra and Kosmorama – Trondheim International Film Festival.

The concert takes place at Olavshallen on Sunday April 21st at 7.30 PM


Ordinary: 250,-
Students: 150,-
Tickets can be bought at Olavshallen (tel. 73 99 40 50), at the post office, Trondheim Torg and at www.billettservice.no.

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Film music symposium

In connection with the ”Harpa Award”-presentation and the concert, we invite to seminars, lectures and master classes by international capacities in the field of film music.

This will take place at the Kosmorama festival hotel Rica Nidelven i Trondheim, Friday 19th – Sunday 21st.

On Friday there will be discussions on cooperation between film makes and composers, traditions within film music, and myths and truths on economy, contracts etc, in different territories. On Saturday and Sunday there will be Master classes in film music.

Our guest speakers this weekend are a.o. composers Ola Kvernberg, Annabelle Pangborn (UK), Bernhard Grimaldi (FR), Richard Bellis (USA) og Loek Dikker (NL), film director Rune Denstad Langlo, professor Peter Larsen and professor/composer Olav Anton Thommessen. In other words, the weekend will be filled with interesting talks, discussions and views on the past, present and future of film music.


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