Music

Oslo meets East London and business meets pleasure this Friday at a day-long celebration of the most innovative ideas from emerging tech, music and fashion start-ups in the Norwegian capital, and their Hackney counterparts. Read more

Taking us one step closer to Christmas, the lights of the famous and magnificent Trafalgar Square Christmas tree are switched on at 6pm on Thursday 4 December. The celebration continues the following day, bringing fêted Norwegian stars of jazz and classical to St Martin-in-the-Fields for a festive musical extravaganza. Read more

With the first of many official singles released, Norwegian pop-rock band The Well will play several of their hits for a new London audience, and show the city exactly why they are doing so well. Read more

The work of pianist and composer Christian Wallumrød and his ensemble continues to surprise and develop. This month they are set to play in York and Edinburgh. Read more

What do you get if you blend three of the richest fiddling traditions in the world? The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc. Read more

If you still haven’t heard the songs of self-taught musician Moddi, aka Pål Moddi Knutsen, you have been missing out. Luckily, you now have the chance to catch him live. Read more

Liverpool, get ready! The sensational folk songwriter Jonas Alaska, who started his career at Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, returns to where it all began to perform in Sefton Park Palm House. Read more

The Match & Fuse festival kicks off this week - a three day festival across three venues in East London showcasing an exhilarating diversity of new music across a multitude of genres. A whole bunch of Norwegian bands are over to play the Vortex, Richmix and Cafe Oto - don't miss out! Read more

The JaJaJa clubnight is back at London's the Lexington this Thursday. Aurora Aksnes, up-and-coming singer-songwriter from Norway, will be performing alongside Cancer (Den) and NEØV (Fin). Read more

What do you get if you combine two highly sought-after Norwegian jazz musicians and one of the world's most compelling bass players? A Sunday event you don't want to miss. Read more

Imogen Heap

The Norwegian Girls' Choir will give a special guest performance at Imogen Heap's Roundhouse festival this Saturday. The choir will perform the UK premiere of Ro-Uro - a piece on war, peace and order and chaos by composer Maja Ratkje. Read more

She is the Norwegian songstress everyone's talking about: Delivered with immense energy her music is already making waves across UK music blogs. In July, Emilie Nicolas will charm her British audience with a unique electro-pop sound with a melancholic twist. Read more

It's not Röyksopp featuring Robyn or Robyn produced by Röyksopp, it’s just something else entirely - the word ‘collaboration’ has never before been more justified in the world of music! Read more

TÖNE 2014 - a festival of sonic and visual arts that explores the spaces, forms and durations that exist within and between these two overlapping fields - features a performance by renowned Norwegian accordionist Frode Haltli at the Historic Dockyard 21 June. Read more

Photo: Dahl & CF-Wesenberg/kolonihaven.no.

The Cheltenham Music Festival is all about high-calibre performances, magnificent venues and a huge variety of music. This year’s festival includes two Norwegian acts; magnificent saxophonist Jan Garbarek and The Hilliard Ensemble and vocal group Trio Medieval accompanied by Arve Henriksen's trumpet. Read more

St Magnus International Festival in Kirkwall is one of Britain’s most highly regarded arts events. This year’s festival highlights 'Norway' as a focal theme, offering a number of Norwegian events including the Trondheim Soloists, artist Håkon Gullvåg and a knitting workshop. Read more

It’s the last Ja Ja Ja show of the season, before they head south to take in some summer sun and to prepare for their September return! Norway’s most coveted emerging producers Pandreas will be playing this time. Read more

Saturday 10th May will see London host an audio-visual experience built around a concept and line up curated and headlined by Sweden’s CULT OF LUNA. Included in "Beyond the Redshift's" 20+ acts are Bergen-based black metallers GOD SEED. Read more

Sivert Høyem's deep knowledge of the dark strain of western songwriting in his own age, and earlier, is what gives his new album Endless Love its timeless, darkly glistening tension. Make sure to take its pulse when Høyem brings his Endless Love Tour to two UK stages in early June. Read more

Norwegian cello virtuoso Truls Mørk will feature as a soloist when Philharmonia Orchestra performs Dvořák’s Cello Concerto and Josef Suk’s Asrael Symphony – a part of the Bohemian Legends series – at Royal Festival Hall May 15th. Read more