Article in Norwegian, published by Østlandets Blad 12.12.2015

Text & Photo by Odd Inge Rand

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 Sturdy veterans

There is a lot of experience among the singers on stage, and the voice of Tor Endresen is as powerful, as the pompous “The Lord’s Prayer” and especially “O Holy Night” that came near the end.

The others also delivered from the top shelf, like Rune Larsen in “O Christmas with your joy” and Marian Aas Hansen with “Somewhere”.

Boyish Charm

The Youngster in this context is Alexander Rybak and he showed again, what a brilliant musician he is, first with the sweet “Silver Bells” on sensitive violin before he played across the full range in the sparkling instrumental over “We light our lanterns”.

For which he obtained a deserved stadium roar. In Ski new church, of course.”