Tungtvannsaksjonen 75 år

Pressemelding: 75-årsmarkering for Tungtvannsaksjonen på Vemork Onsdag 28. februar er det 75 år siden den berømte tungtvannsaksjonen – Operasjon Gunnerside – på Vemork ved Rjukan. Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprins Haakon vil være til stede ved 75-års minnemarkeringen denne dagen. NIA-direktør Runar Lia, ordfører i Tinn Bjørn Sverre Birkeland og fylkesordfører… Continue reading

London Light Music

On May 7th 2017, Sigmund was a special guest at An Afternoon of Light Music at The Lancaster Hall Hotel in London. The afternoon event started with Sigmund presenting his harmonica and some of his recordings and collaborations with Tommy Reilly, Larry Adler and Toots Thielemans. Then followed a concert,… Continue reading

The wizard of Os

On October 30th this year, Sigmund performed with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra (KORK) in Os in Østerdalen i central Norway. The Johan Øian centenary concert included performances from Tor Espen Aspaas, Tone Hulbækmo, Hans Fredrik Jacobsen, Marianne Pentta and of course the Wizard of the Harmonica, Sigmund Groven. Sigmund actually played with John Øian… Continue reading

South Korea 2015

Did you know that at one point, Sigmund’s album out-sold pop stars Mariah Carey and Elton John in the pop charts in South Korea, even though he had never played there? Since then, and beginning in 2001, Sigmund has toured the country several times, and this year was no exception. Earlier… Continue reading

Concert at Steinhuset

On May 19, 2015 Sigmund Groven was one of the performers at a concert at Steinhuset (“The stone house”), a Medieval building dating back to the 13th century. The concert also featured singer Tone Elisabeth Braaten, singer and guitarist Lars Klevstrand and pianist Ivar Anton Waagaard. The theme for the concert was “Longing, life and… Continue reading

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