05.07.2018 KL.17:00
Kongsberg kirke
KR. 450,-

Carla Bley Trio

Jazz icon Carla Bley brings her outstanding and critically acclaimed trio to Kongsberg for the very first time.

Please note: This event has unfortunately been cancelled. If you have a ticket, please see important information below. 

The official statement from Carla Bley’s agent says:

«Because of an unexpected health issue, we unfortunately have to cancel the summer tour of Carla Bley Trios. According to her doctors, at the moment she is unable to fly and can therefore not play any concerts in Europe. We hope that her health will improve enough soon so that she can come back to Europe.We are very sorry about this cancellation and hope for your understanding. Carla is devastated – she has never had to cancel a show in the past.»

New concert replaces Carla Bley Trio: Clashes

The unique musical collaboration between Erlend Skomsvoll, Håkon Kornstad, Ida Løvli Hidle and Ensemble Allegria, known as ‘Clashes’ will replace the concert with Carla Bley Trio in the church at 5 pm. If you like to attend this event instead, you don’t have to do anything with your ticket. The ticket for Carla Bley Trio is valid for Clashes. Click here for more information about Clashes.

Deadline for refunding 4. July

If you rather like to get your ticket refunded, we kindly ask you to contact Ticketmaster support by phoning +47 22 82 81 97 (Opening hours: Monday – Friday 9-16, Saturday 10-14). The deadline for refunding tickets is 4. July 2018. Please note that Ticketmaster’s service fees will not be refunded.


Carla Bley was barely 20 years old when she started playing with influential New York-based musicians. She were soon to become a highly appreciated composer and her contribution to the jazz repertoire is significant, with compositions such as “A Genuine Tong Funeral” (recorded by Gary Burton) and “Liberation Music Orchestra” (Charlie Haden). After years of composing for other artists, Bley’s recording of her 1971 jazz-rock opera Escalator Over the Hill announced a startlingly unique and powerful voice.

The composer, pianist, organist and band leader has continued to produce a remarkable body of work across almost 30 albums, in small groups and big bands.

Over the last years her main musical project has been her chamber trio with Andy Sheppard and Steve Swallow. Together they have recorded two albums, both highly celebrated by an international jazz audience.


16.00 Doors
17.00 Concert 

No age restrictions.


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