About us

About us

Internationally renowned symphony orchestra under the direction of Edward Gardner with a rich history which spans over more than 250 years. Edvard Grieg had a close relationship with the orchestra, serving as Artistic Director from 1880 to 1882.

Administration

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Bernt E. Bauge
bernt.bauge@harmonien.no


PROGRAMMING

Oddmund Økland
Director of Artistic Programming
Tel +47 55 21 62 26 / +47 93 03 16 15
oddmund@harmonien.no


CONCERTS & EDUCATION

Lars Inge Haugen
Concerts Director
Tel +47 55 21 62 67 / +47 90 64 17 68
lars@harmonien.no

Viviann Alme
Orchestra Manager Bergen Philharmonic Youth Orchestra & Concerts Manager 
Tel +47 55 21 62 40 / +47 476 37 215
viviann@harmonien.no

Astrid Martinsen Birkeland
Concerts Manager
Tel +47 55 21 62 53 / +47 993 78 683
astrid.birkeland@harmonien.no

Ingeborg Ekeland
Education Manager
Tel +47 55 21 62 48 / +47 934 10 325
ingeborg@harmonien.no

Sunniva Øiestad
Project Coordinator
Tel +47 93 20 48 83 
sunniva@harmonien.no

Johan Nordahl Due
Orchestra Librarian
Tel +47 55 21 62 36
johan@harmonien.no

Tomas Block
Orchestra Librarian
tomas@harmonien.no

Erlend Gjersvoll Brandsøy
Stage Manager
Tel +47 97 58 95 70
erlend@harmonien.no

Sverre Marceliussen
Stage Manager
Tel +47 93 69 02 16
sverre@harmonien.no


BERGEN PHILHARMONIC CHORUS

Håkon Matti Skrede
Chorus Master
Tel +47 91 30 04 27
hakon.matti.skrede@harmonien.no 


ORCHESTRA & PERSONNEL

Marit Norberg
Director of HR
Tlf. 55 21 62 39 / 48 21 35 26
marit@harmonien.no

Vidar Olsen
Orchestra Personnel Manager
Tel +47 55 21 62 24 / 90 10 92 47
vidar@harmonien.no

Michiel Westhof
Orchestra Personnel Manager
Tel +47 55 21 62 68 / 90 97 31 04
michiel@harmonien.no


SALES, MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Therese Eikevåg
Snorre Svendsen
Marketing Coordinators
Tel +47 55 21 62 28
marked@harmonien.no

Torill Gudmundsen
Group Sales Coordinator
Tel +47 55 21 62 25
torill@harmonien.no

Therese Tefre Steen
Sales & Marketing Director
Tel +47 55 21 62 65 / +47 97 53 44 55 
therese.steen@harmonien.no

Henning Målsnes
Communications Director
Tel +47 55 21 62 69 / +47 91 59 83 92
henning@harmonien.no


FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION

Bente S. Sælen
Finance & Administration Director
Tel +47 55 21 62 31 / +47 90 97 69 22
bente@harmonien.no

Astrid Eide
Fees Coordinator
Tel +47 55 21 62 35 / +47 48 15 80 92
astrid@harmonien.no

Eirin Langhelle Furu
Finance Officer
Tel +47 55 21 62 38
eirin@harmonien.no

Linda Spilde Larsen
Finance Officer
Tel +47 55 21 62 38
linda@harmonien.no

 

Board of Directors

Egil Herman Sjursen, Chair
Audun Hasti, Deputy Chair
Rebecka Sofia Ahvenniemi
Jon Behncke
Torbjørn Eide
Knut Helland
Anne Sophie Bucher Johannessen
Beryl Lunder


Deputy members

Peter Kolderup Greve
Jostein Gundersen
Agnar Langeland
Martin Shultz
Karin S. Woldseth
Oddmund Økland