A photo from Sunday's concert at the 2019 Kon-Tiki Chamber Music Festival, Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" arranged for piano solo (Elizabeth Pridgen) and string quintet. (credit: Ingrid Hillestad)


Kon-Tiki Festival brings chamber music to an historic seafaring setting

John lemley and Mark Gresham | 18 JUN 2019

OSLO, NORWAY—  Across the fjord from downtown Oslo lies Bygdøy, where the Norwegian seafaring heritage is proudly on display in multiple museums. The park-like peninsula can be reached by land by way of the Dronning Blancas vei off the European route E18 expressway, although the more fitting way of getting there is the Bygdøyfergene – the ferry boat to the museums and other sights, which are all a short walk from the ferry landing and each other. Bygdøy is said to offer the best day trip for anyone visiting Oslo.

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