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Incredibly positive Alexander’s live concert on the “Autoradio”

On March 17, Alexander visited the Russian radio in Moscow, where he gave an incredibly positive live concert

Translated video of the whole show with a concert and an interview
Recording by Sonya & Tessa. Translation and subs by Marina
The video is also available on Vimeo 

“Strela Amura” | “Cupid’s Arrow”

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Alexander Rybak – Radio interview Østlandssendingen 10.10.2014

Friday 10th of October Alexander took part in the Norwegian TV-show “The Hit” on NRK1, where he competed against Trine Rein. The same morning he was interviewed by the NRK radio channel “Østlandssendingen”, about hits, his new host job on NRK Klassisk, his trip to Nashville and Nico & Vinz, two Norwegian boys who had a great success in the USA with the song “Am I Wrong”.

Found and recorded by Ulli C. Translation: TessaLa, revision: Anni Jowett

Alexander Rybak – Min Favorittmusikk on NRK Klassisk 13.11.2014

Thursday 13.11.2014 Alexander again was the host in the Norwegian classical radio programme “My Favourite Music” on NRK Classic.

The topic of the day was  LOVE, and maybe we should follow his advice about just listening to the lovely music and do nothing.

Source: NRK Klassisk


Alexander Rybak om kjærlighet og klassisk musikk –
Frederick Delius: La Calinda (fra) Koanga – London Symf Ork + Barry Wordsworth (dir)
Alexander Rybak om Liebestraum –
Franz Liszt: Liebestraum nr. 3 (fra) Liebesträume, S.541 – Paul Crossley
Alexander Rybak om Romeo og Julie –
PjotrTsjajkovskij: Romeo og Julie – Fantasiouverture (utdrag) – BBC Welsh Symph Orch + Tadaaki Otaka (dir)
Alexander Rybak om Brahms og fiolinkonserten –
Johannes Brahms: 2. sats. Adagio (fra) Fiolinkonsert, op. 77, D-dur – Igor Oistrakh (fiolin) London Symf Ork + Raphael Frühbeck de Burgos (dir)
Alexander Rybak om Carmen av Bizet –
Georges Bizet: L’amour est une oiseau rebelle (fra) Carmen – Grace Bumbry + Théâtre National de l’Opéra Ork + Raphael Frübeck de Burgos (dir)
Alexander Rybak om Escamillos hyllest til “mannemannen” –
Georges Bizet: Votre toast (fra) Carmen – Kostas Paskalis + Eliane Lublin + Viorica Cortez + Grace Bumbry + Théâtre National de l’Opéra Kor og Ork+ Raphael Frübeck de Burgos (dir)
Alexander Rybak om å være forelsket i orkesteret –
Nikolaj Rimskij-Korsakov: The Young Prince and the Young Princess (fra) Scheherazade, op. 35 – Philharmonia Orch + William Boughton (dir)
Alexander Rybak om å bli forført i Spania –
Francisco Tárrega: Recuerdos de la Alhambra – Celedonio Romero
Alex om Tarrega –
Franz Schubert: Klaverkvintett, D.667, op. 114, A-dur “Forellenquintett”: 3. sats. Scherzo. Pre – Lars Anders Tomter + Janne Saksala + Benjamin Schmid + Antti Siirala + Jan Vogler
Alexander Rybak om Rakhmaninovs preludium i ciss-moll –
Sergej Rakhmaninov: Preludium, ciss-moll (nr. 2 fra) Morceaux de Fantaisie, op. 3 – Marta Dayanova
Alexander Rybak om Ave Maria av Schubert –
Franz Schubert: Ellens Gesang III, D.839, op. 52 nr. 6 – Budapest Strings
Alexander Rybak om Ave Verum Corpus av Mozart –
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ave verum Corpus, K.618 – Choir of Christ Church Cathedral Oxford + Francis Grier (dir)
Alexander Rybak om Rutters “A gaelic blessing” –
John Rutter: A Gaelic Blessing – Polyphony + Bournemouth Sinfonietta + Stephen Layton (dirigent)
Alexander Rybak mer om Rutter –
Alexander Rybak om Elgars Salut d’amour –
Edward Elgar: Salut d’amour, op. 12 – Baltimore Symf Ork + David Zinman (Dirigent)
Alexander Rybak om Chopins Nocturne –
Frédéric Chopin: Nocturne nr. 2, Ess-dur (fra) Tre Nocturner, op. 9 – Peter Katin
Alexander Rybak om Mahler –
Gustav Mahler: 4. sats. Adagietto (fra) Symfoni nr. 5, ciss-moll – London Symf Ork + Jack Kaspcyk (dir)
Alexander Rybak om Satie –
Erik Satie: Gymnopédie nr. 1 (fra) Trois Gymnopédies – Utah Symf Ork + Maurice Abravanel (dir)
Alexander Rybak om kjærlighetens vesen –
Sergej Rakhmaninov: 2. sats. Adagio sostenuto (fra) Klaverkonsert nr. 2, op. 18, c-moll – Jorge Luis Prats (klaver) + Mexico Filh Ork + Enrique Batiz (dir)
Alexander Rybak takker for følget –
Johannes Brahms: Ungarsk dans nr. 7, – London Philharmonic Orchestra + Marin Alsop (Dirigent)

Alexander Rybak on Eurovision Radio International 29.10.2014

Juergen Boernig from Eurovision Radio International met Alexander Rybak  for an interview during Alexander’s stay in Luxembourg for the ESC Gala Night 2014. The interview was aired in their 3 hour long live stream radio show on Wednesday 29th of October. It was a very good interview about his participation as a composer in the national selection for both Malta, with “Still Here” performed by Franklin Calleja, and Belarus with the song “Accent” performed by a girl band. They also played his new song “What I Long For”.

Recording by Sonya Luzina

Source: Eurovision Radio International

Alexander Rybak – Bachelor worth NOK 8 million

The musician Alexander Rybak (28) has his debut as a host on the radio NRK Klassisk tomorrow morning at 9 am. He will be on TV in “The Hit” on NRK in October.

Source: dagsavisen.no Author: Geir Rakvaag. Photo: Anne Liv Ekroll/NRK

Translation: Jorunn Ekre, Revision Anni Jowett

NRK-klassisk Alexander Rybak

What will it be like to be a host in  “Min Favorittmusikk” (My favourite Music) on NRK Klassisk? 
-This is the perfect programme for me where I can try out the role as a host. It’s classical music, my audience get to know me through new stories and I have enough time to prepare each programme.

 Is it the classical music that is closest to your heart? 
-It’s the music I grew up with. I notice when pop composers are educated in classical music, and when they just try out stuff without any background. Big difference. Continue reading Alexander Rybak — Bachelor worth NOK 8 million

Alexander Rybak on “Filmpolitiet” on NRK P3

Interview on the radio program “Filmpolitiet” on NRK radio P3 about giving the voice to the main character, and his contribution to the soundtrack with his new song “Into a Fantasy” for DreamWorks Animation’s movie “How to Train Your Dragon 2”.

Recorded by Hilde M. Translation and subs by Tessa Lande. English revision by Anni Jowett.

Alexander Rybak – Interview on nrk.no and host in “Min Favorittmusikk 26.03.14

Article published at NRK.no on 26.03.2014

Journalist: Ola Nymo Trulsen

Found by Ragnhild Veire. Translated by Venche M. English revising by Anni Jowett.

– I will never forget my classical roots,- Alexander Rybak said when he took over the airwaves for an hour to be radio DJ on NRK Classic.

In the programme “My Favourite Music” on Tuesday it was the artist Alexander Rybak’s turn to pick out his favourite pieces.

– Versatility is the key for me. No genre is more versatile than classical music,- Rybak said right at the start of the broadcast and fired up “Champagne gallop.”


Deeply concentrated: There is something familiar with this stand in! Alexander Rybak prepares a broadcast in NRK classic newsroom.
Photo: Sven Ole Engelsvold / NRK Classic


Rybak even played one of the few recorded tracks where he is the solo violinist.

– I am very self-critical. That is why I rarely recorded tracks as violinist. But I tried it though five years ago, as a bonus track on my pop record,- Rybak says and spin starts his own interpretation of Rakhamninovs “Vocalise”.

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Video: Radio P3 with Christine and dubstep improvisation – 21.01.2013

Radio interview with Christine on P3. They discuss music, life as an artist, and have a cool experiment with dubstep improvisation!

Translated by Hildebjørg Ha, Jorunn Ekre, Laila S.H., and Tessa Lande. Revised by Anni Jowett and Katie Anderson. Subtitles by Sonya Luzina and Julia Bezbakh. Russian translation by Zhanna Sergueeva.

Video: Danish radio-promotion of Alexander Rybak and “Leave me Alone”. Oct.28th 2012

This radio-sequence was the introduction to the first Danish radio-broadcast of  Alexander Rybaks new song, “Leave me Alone”

Broadcasted on Danish online-radio www.radionorth.dk 28.10.2012 at 6 pm

 Uploaded by Hildebjørg Ha. English translation by Marianne Saietz. English revision by Katie Anderson. German translation by Sabine Fundel. Subtitles by Julia Bezbakh and Sonya Luzina



And after the introduction, followed the song:-)

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Video: Interview on Norwegian Radio NRJ – Hit music only! Oct.16th 2012

Broadcasted on Radio NRJ-“Hit Music Only” on 16.10.2012

Video by Ulli Cologne. Translation by Hilde M & Sara Anja. Subtitles by Tessa La. English revision by Anni Jowett & Katie Anderson

Video: Performance at Swedish ESC-party in Baku. May 22nd 2012

The recording was broadcasted at Eurovision Radio International 20.6.2012.

Recorded by Tessa Lande

Thanks to the great team at The Eurovision Radio International, we can enjoy a sound-recording from Alexanders performance at the Official ESC-party of the Swedish Embassy in Baku, May 22nd 2012, where Alexander and Loreen were invited to perform.

Alexander played “Chaconne” by J.S. Bach, “Bergrosa” by Sven Ole Nyhus and “Fairytale”. The recording was broadcasted June 20th by Eurovision Radio International.

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