Kongsberg Jazzfestival 2019 - Wednesday

Photos from the first day of Kongsberg Jazzfestival, on the 3. July 2019.

A Tribute to Joni Mitchell

The opening concert of the 2019 Kongsberg Jazzfestival, A tribute to Joni Mitchell at Kongsberg Musikkteater.

Eleven artists under the musical direction of Anja Lauvdal gave their interpretations of Joni Mitchell’s songs.

This was originally a commissioned piece for the Oslo Jazzfestival the year before.

A Tribute to Joni Mitchell in Kongsberg Musikkteater.

On the stage:
Rohey Taalah (vocal)
Susanna Wallumrød (vocal)
Frida Ånnevik (vocal)
Sondre Lerche (vocal)
Hanna Paulsberg (saxophone)
Heida Mobeck (tuba)
Torstein Lavik Larsen (trumpet)
Christian Skår Winther (guitar)
Magnus Nergaard (double bass)
Hans Hulbækmo (drums and percussion)
Anja Lauvdal (musical director and piano)

Trondheim Jazz Orchestra + Atomic

Trondheim Jazz Orchestra + Atomic in Energimølla.

Per “Texas” Johanson

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Trondheim Jazz Orchestra + Atomic in Energimølla.

At the stage:
Magnus Broo (trumpet)
Fredrik Ljungkvist (saxophone and clarinet)
Håvard Wiik (piano)
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (double bass)
Hans Hulbækmo (drums)
Signe Krunderup Emmeluth (alto saxophone)
Per “Texas” Johanson (tenor saxophone)
Hild Sofie Tafjord (french horn)
Ole Jørgen Melhus (trombone)
Ola Kvernberg (violin)
Lene Grenager (cello)
Kyrre Laastad (drums and percussion)

Where to go next

See my blog posts photographs from the other days of the festival:

  • Wednesday 3/7

  • Thursdag 4/7

  • Friday 5/7

  • Saturday 6/7

About this project

I’m documenting the music scene in Oslo and Norway through photography. All in a collaboration with the festivals, music venues and Wikimedia Foundation / Wikimedia Norge. Highlights of my work is being published at @frontrowportraits at Instagram.

Photo equipment

  • Canon EOS 5D MarkIV

  • Canon EOS 6D

  • Canon 70-200mm f2.8 II

  • Canon 24-70mm f2.8 II

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