Classical Music in Lofoten
Lofoten International Chamber Music Festivaland Lofoten Piano Festival are held every other year in Lofoten’s beautiful surroundings. The purpose of the festivals is to bring a varied classical music program – performed by international artists at a high level – to the whole of Lofoten. Both festivals have received a lot of attention – both nationally and internationally – for their high artistic level.
In addition to the summer festivals, several concerts with classical music are arranged throughout the year in Lofoten.
Lofoten International Chamber Music Festival
Lofoten International Chamber Music Festival saw its light in 2004 as Norway’s northernmost festival for chamber music. The festival celebrated its first 15 yearsin 2019. Through its over 15 years, the festival has established itself as an institution in the region with its annual festivals.
Lofoten Piano Festival
As a subsidiary of the Lofoten International Chamber Music Festival, the Lofoten Piano Festival saw its light in 2014 as Norway’s only piano festival. With the same artistic level as the mother festival, the festival has in a short time become a recognized piano festival among other major European piano festivals.