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

Album overview: Tradition

[Norsk versjon] On June 19th 2015, Grappa released Sigmund Groven Collection vol. 2: Tradition, the second of three compilation albums that celebrates the artist’s five decades in music. The 23-track CD includes some of Sigmund Groven’s finest folk music recordings and compositions, from composers such as Benjamin Britten, Eivind Groven, Erik Bye, James… 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