Håkon Berge


Håkon Berge (born April 22, 1954 in Stavanger) is a Norwegian composer, conductor, arranger and music administrator, residing in Kristiansand. He was educated at the Oslo Music Conservatory and at the Norwegian School of Music. Berge has contributed to productions at Rogaland Theatre, Den Nationale Scene and the National Theatre in Oslo among others. He also has experience from television productions, and was behind the TV opera GAGARIN - EN ROMFARTSOPERA from 1991. He has written a number of commissioned works, amongst other music for the opening of the Library of Alexandria, the music for the opening of Nobel Peace Center in Oslo and especially the number "BRASS ONLY ', in EM for brass band in 2008, which was held in Stavanger, where Cory Band from Wales won the first price. Berge has also written the music for the docu musical BYTERMINALEN, which premiered 23 May 2008 in connection with “Stavanger 2008”.