Photo: Den Norske Opera & Ballett / Jörg Wiesner
  • 8 March 19.00–20.00, 9–10 March 13.15–14.15 and 15.30–16.30
  • The National Museum

The ballet performances are unfortunately sold out. 

The iconic painting "Bridal Procession on the Hardangerfjord" is brought to life as a ballet in the Light Hall at the National Museum.

170 years ago, the Danish choreographer August Bournonville created a ballet inspired by Tidemand and Gude’s painting, Bridal Procession on the Hardangerfjord (1848). From the 8th to the 10th of March, we present excerpts from the original ballet in combination with a modern reinterpretation. The performance is a collaboration between the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet and the National Museum. FRIKAR plays a prominent role in the reinterpretation.

Coreographers: Melissa Hough, Dinna Bjørn, August Bournonville. Costume design: Ahmed Umar. Composers: Holger Simon Paulli, Peter Baden.

Read more about the ballet here.

Tickets to the performance include admission to the museum on the same day.

Members are entitled to one reduced-rate ticket per membership.

Important information about the performance on 8 March:
The premiere on Friday 8 March will take place outside the museum’s regular opening hours. The museum will close as usual at 17:00, and doors will reopen at 18:00. It will not be possible to remain inside the museum between 17:00 and 18:00.

The ticket to the performance includes access to the whole museum, including the exhibition, until 17:00. The performances on Saturday 9 March and Sunday 10 March take place during the museum’s opening hours.