About the festival

Åpningskonsert, museet, publikum og orkester

Valdres Summer Festival has established itself as one of the most exciting classical music festivals in Norway and presents some of the leading soloists from all over the world. The international chamber music festival offers approximately 30 concerts and events at about 15 locations throughout Valdres and attracts around 9,000 visitors each year. The audience meets world-renowned musicians in beautiful surroundings, e.g. barns, (stave) churches or outdoors and experiences classical music in a very intimate and overwhelming way. Valdres Summer Festival is part of the Norwegian Resource Center for Classical Music KF, which runs the festival, courses and national as well international projects.


Artistic leaders for the festival: Guro Kleven Hagen and Marianna Shirinyan