Yesterday dawned pink, as we jumped in the car for a family trip to Tromsø, to take our prize winning Susanna to play in a concert as part of Nordlys Festivalen (The Northern Lights Festival), which includes very prestigious events with visiting ensembles such as the Bolshoi Ballet and The Symphonic Brass of London.
Susanna received an invitation to play in the Kommende Stjerner (Upcoming Stars) concert, after competing in a sort of Young Musician of the Year competition. The standard was extremely high, and Susanna is now playing music with accompaniments so hard her parents are no longer competent to play – hence the Russian accompanist!
Pictures were taken in rehearsal, and then at the end of the concert, when, in Norway, the performers receive a rose.
All in all en flott konsert – well done Susanna.