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Welcome to the website of conductor Lars-Erik ter Jung.

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Norwegian biography

Fabra records, label of ter Jung's CDs.

TKO, Telemark Chamber Orchestra

Spring of 2018:

A new Norwegian Opera, KIMEN by Magnar Åm, with libretto by Oda Radoor, based on the dark mooded novel by Tarjei Vesaas (The Seed, 1940) was premiered in Volda on Friday June 8, followed by two more performances. This great new opera, both beautiful and dramatic, was conducted by Lars-Erik ter Jung, who commissioned the piece with Telemark Chamber Orchestra, who also took part in the performance. A good crowd of people enthusiastically received the work, wonderfully sung by 8 main characters, among them Eivind Kandal, Thomas Røshol, Karen Rosenberg Olsen, Magne Fremmerlid and Ingeborg Fangel Mo.

The CD "Chasing Strings" with Telemark Chamber Orchestra, was released this spring. ter Jung conducts the orchesta in contemporary pieces for strings by Norwegian composers - Jan Erik Mikalsen, Magnar Åm and Nils Henrik Asheim.

After 2018, Lars-Erik ter Jung is leaving the Telemark Chamber Orchestra, after being their artistic director for more than 25 years.

Lars-Erik ter Jung conducting activities spring of 2018:

January: New Years Concert in Haugesund with the Nord Rogaland Symphony Orchestra. Soloist is soprano Kristi Anna Isene.

March: Hedmarken Symphony Orchestra, with Polovetsian Dances by Borodin and selection from Romeo & Juliet Suites by Prokofjev.

March: The Telemark Chamber Orchestra at the opening concert of the Halvorsen Music Festival in Drammen. Soloist: Eldbjørg Hemsing in Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in d minor. World Premiere of Martin Ødegaard's piece "for Your ears only", for chamber choir and strings.

April: 'Oppstryk' in Finnmark, a Course that provides the possibility for young string players and amateurs to play in orchestra together with teachers and professionals - in this furthest North-East region of Norway. A co-operation with string players from Russia, this time taking place in Zapoliarny.

April: Varied programme for strings with the Sunnhordland Chamber Orchestra. Young musicians playing with their teachers and amateurs.

June: World premiere of the opera "Kimen" by Magnar Åm with libretto by Oda Radoor, built on the novel by Tarjei Vesaas. This takes place in Volda, Norway, on June 8-9. Telemark Chamber Orchestra is participating. See note under 'news'.

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