Einar Selvik, Norwegian composer, musician and creative head of Wardruna, has gained an excellent reputation over the past decades as a specialist and musician of Nordic music, has written music for the TV series ‘Vikings’ and lately it was announced that he will compose the music for the new video game ‘Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’ together with the creators Sarah Schachner and Jesper Kyd.
Together with Ivar Bjørnson, Einar Selvik has for years organized the critically acclaimed Nordvegen festival project.
During this year’s edition, Einar Selvik will perform one of his most famous songs ‘Voluspá’ together with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and the Norwegian vocal ensemble The Edvard Grieg Kor at the opening ceremony tonight.
He will also give a full concert tomorrow at the medieval Royal Feasting Hall ‘Håkonshallen’ in Bergen, which will include not only the highlights of his career, but also the brand new song ‘Grà’. He will be supported by some exceptional artists, including band members of Enslaved, Ivar Bjornson and Wardruna band mate Lindy-Fay Hella.
The times for the streams are:
* Opening Ceremony: 20.05., 20:30h
* Einar Selvik: 21.05., 21h
* Here you can watch the concerts: https://www.fib.no/en/einarselvik