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Ingeborg Walther : Alva in the Trolle Musical

Ingeborg Walther played the role of Alva in Alexander’s musical “Trolle og den magiske fela” in 2019.

When I first met Alexander at the audition, he seemed very kind. And it turned out to be a correct first impression.  

Ingeborg Walther

Alexander said of Ingeborg in an interview -“Many applied to audition ( for the role of Alva), almost 300. But even if it had been 3000, Ingeborg would still have got the role.”
Please read on to hear more about this talented actress/singer and her answers to our questions about the role and working with Alexander. Many thanks for joining our “Fiddler’s Bunch”

NAME: Ingeborg Walther 
BIRTHDAY: 26.09.1999 
HOME COUNTRY: Norway 

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Per Elias Drabløs: Musical Director of Trolle

Per Elias Drabløs arranged and directed the music for the musical Trolle Alexander’s musical “Trolle og den magiske fela” in 2019.

Alex is one of a kind.

Per Elias Drabløs

Per Elias Drabløs answered our Fiddler’s bunch questions. Read on to find out more about this very accomplished musical man and how it was working with Alexander to bring the music to the Kilden stage.

NAME: Per Elias Drabløs
BIRTHDAY: October 11
HOME COUNTRY: Norway

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Stig-Werner Moe :The Hulder king in The Trolle Musical

STIG-WERNER MOE brought the Hulder king to life on stage in his role in Alexander’s musical “Trolle og den magiske fela” in 2019.

Alexander is so damn good playing that instrument, wish I could be as good on the trumpet.

Stig-Werner Moe

Stig-Werner Moe has taken the challenge to answer the Fansite’s questions, read on further to find out more of his views on working with Alexander and Trolle, and actually what does he have in his pockets 🙂

NAME: Stig-Werner Moe 
BIRTHDAY: 28 May 
HOME COUNTRY: Norway 

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Alexander Rybak in “Trolle and the Magic Fiddle” -Audience Reactions and Reviews

Alexander’s Musical “Trolle and the Magic Fiddle” opened on November 28 and ran until December 28 , 2019 at the Kilden Theatre and Cultural Hall in Kristiansand, Norway.

The show drew ticket sales from far and wide attracting an international audience to the theatre. Around 10,000 tickets were sold to at least 16 different countries, including Norway, Germany, the UK, Poland, USA, Ireland, Russia, Greece, Croatia, Slovakia, Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, Hungary and Norfolk Island!

“It is quite fun that Trolle and Alexander appeals to people outside of Norway. The first ticket for this year’s Christmas show was sold to a lady from Ireland. This was already in January this year. People from Slovakia and Denmark bought tickets right afterwards, so Rybak’s fans have been out early”

Janneke Aulie,
Sales and marketing manager at Kilden Theater and Concert Hall.

“Trolle og den magiske fela” is a fairy tale about daring to be different and accepting what is different from others. Alexander Rybak had an ensemble of talented actors on stage with him who, together and with spectacular scenography and captivating music, enchanted their audience from start to finish.

My dear fans. ❤️ Thank you SO MUCH for giving me support from all the world. I’m so happy that you have united from so many different countries to come see my fairy tale. I have worked for so many years on this, and it means everything to me that you are enjoying yourselves. And as a bonus, you get to see the wonderful Stig Werner as my nemesis “Hulderkongen”😎
I hope you’re having a wonderful December ❤️ #trolle

-Alexander Rybak on Rybakofficial Instagram 17/12/2019

Read on for some of the national and international reactions from fans who have attended the show.

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Alexander Rybak and Ingeborg Walther – radio NRKSørlandet 26.11.19

Trolle and Alva visited NRK’s local radio station in Kristiansand today and talked about the musical “Trolle”. It is only two days to the premiere and for Alexander it is a bit scary and at the same time really looking forward to the day his most cherished project has its premiere. We wish him and his crew all the luck.

At the end of the interview Ingeborg and Alexander sings the song “Baby it’s Cold Outside”

The interview was published by radio NRKSørlandet and can be listened to HERE

The video is recorded by TessaLa and has English subtitles by TessaLa, revised by Anni Jowett.

Alexander Rybak played with the students from the Culture School

It was crowded when Alexander Rybak played with the students from the Culture School in Kilden Friday, November 16.

Original article published in SA.no November 17. Text and photo: Tomas Fordelsen. English translation by TessaLa, revision by Anni Jowett.

A short glimpse from the concert, posted on FB by the Culture School.

At the annual Culture School Concert on Friday, Alexander Rybak himself showed up with his violin. According to the Culture School, it was Rybak himself who took the initiative to play together with the students at Knuden (The Knot), the culture school in Kristiansand.

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Trolle – from book to stage – Alexander Rybak

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When Alexander Rybak toured with “Fairytale”, he began writing the story about Trolle. Ten years later he is ready to create magic on the musical stage. When Kilden opens its doors to the premier in November, it will be a sensual and visual party with spectacular costumes and big scenography.

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The magic of “Trolle” – Alexander Rybak

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Source: Kilden Teater og Konserthall.
Translated by TessaLa, revised by Anni Lowett

Text to photo: Important to write “Trolle”: With the musical “Trolle” Alexander wants to tell the children that they are not alone feeling different. Photo: Jon Petter Thorsen / Aptum

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Melody Grand Prix and “Fairytale” were fun. But at the same time, I was working on something else, something completely different, something that could be about us all. About bullying, about not fitting in. About magical places and mysterious creatures that one can choose to believe in or not. But most of all about friendship.

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Euro 150.000 in development support for the platform game “Trolle og den magiske fela” – Alexander Rybak

Ravn Studio  receives EURO 150 000 in  developing support for the platformer game of Alexander Rybak’s “Trolle og den magiske fela”.

The purpose of the video game contribution scheme is to strengthen the European gaming industry by supporting innovative content and creative storytelling, and helping to ensure that games reach their full international market potential.

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Alexander and Trolle in Cappelen Damm Agency’s Rights catalogue spring 2016

Cappelen Damm is Norway’s largest publishing house, publishing approximately 1000 titles a year, within the genres of fiction, non-fiction, educational books and children’s books.

Cappelen Damm Agency represents the rights of all of the authors in their catalogues. The Agency is responsible for all foreign book rights, as well as rights for TV, film, radio, anthologies, electronic media, etc.  They attend all the major international book fairs.

In Cappelen Damm’s Agency’s Rights catalogue spring 2016, they present Alexander as an author and promote his book “Trolle og den magiske fela”.

From Cappelen Damm Agency’s catalogue:
Header picture of this post from Cappelen Damm where both Alexander and Trolle are represented 🙂

Alexander Rybak – Trolle and the Magic Fiddle

Source: Cappelen Damm Agency
Alexander Rybak No Bounderies picture Cappelen Damm TrolleAlexander Rybak, b. 1986, is an actor, composer and musician. His international breakthrough came when he won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2009 with the self-composed song Fairytale. Rybak has performed in several large-scale theatrical events and films alongside his music career.

Last autumn he debuted as a children’s book author with Trolle og den magiske fela (Trolle and the Magic Fiddle).

The story combines Alexander Rybak’s musicality with his love of Norwegian folk tales. It is a story about daring to be different and accepting the differences in others. The book and its universe are closely interweaved with newly composed music by Alexander Rybak among others.

“Alexander Rybak is a gifted artist with many talents. This publication is very much in the spirit of his work; a joyful composition with an interesting artistic core.”

Mette Hofsødegård, Aftenposten

Alexander Rybak promo video of Trolle Cappelen Damm

Trolle isn’t like all the other trolls. He doesn’t have a tail, and that is something the other trolls never let him forget. They tease and bully him all the time. One day, Trolle finds the Nymph King’s violin lying shining in a clearing. He discovers that the instrument is magic – anyone who hears its music falls under the spell of the player. Now he’s not only accepted, but admired! But the violin isn’t all good, and Trolle soon finds himself in a lot of trouble. Then human girl Alva turns up and shows Trolle the power of real friendship.

The book comes with an audio version and specially composed music and songs by Alexander Rybak.

Print run 11 000.

Foreign rights sold to Koppelwrite, Denmark.

On page 21 in Cappelen Damm Agency’s Rights catalogue spring 2016 you can read about Alexander and Trolle 🙂

 

Alexander Rybak in the Norwegian talk show “Senkveld” 18.09.2015

Alexander was a guest in the Norwegian talk show “Senkveld” which was broadcast Friday 18th of September. The show was recorded Thursday the 17th.

In addition to Alexander,  Shawn Mendes, Aune Sand and Selda Ekiz took also part in the show. An exciting and colorful bunch of people 🙂 Continue reading Alexander Rybak in the Norwegian talk show “Senkveld” 18.09.2015

Alexander Rybak in the radio show “Jacobsen” on NRK 16.09.2015

Alexander was a guest in the radio show “Jacobsen” on NRK, where he talked a bit about the process of his book,”Trolle and the magic fiddle”, from idea to publishing.

Recording and subs by TessaLa, English translation by Jorunn Ekre

Alexander Rybak about his book project in Dagsrevyen on NRK 03.09.2015

Alexander talks about his book “Trolle og den magiske fela” on the Norwegian News program “Dagsrevyen” on NRK together with his Trolle Team; Dennis Storhøi, Pernille Hogstad, Stig Werner Moe and Anders Baasmo Christiansen.

 Pictures from the presentation

Alexander Rybak in the TV-show “God sommer Norge”

“We know him as a fiddling great charmer with a musicality out of the ordinary and charisma that belongs to Wonderland.”

Alexander was a guest in the summer show “Have a nice summer Norway” on TV2 on 17 July 2015, in which he talked about his book “Trolle and the magic fiddle,” which will be launched in late September this year.

 

Alexander Rybak on the radio show “Jacobsen” 16.06.2015

Alexander was a guest in the Norwegian radio show “Jacobsen” on NRK P1+, where he talked about his upcoming audiobook “Trolle og den magiske fela” which will be on the market about September this year. In this interview we can hear a little piece from the book, read by the narrator, Dennis Storhøi.

Alexander Rybak in “Sommer i Dyreparken” TV2 20.06.15

Alexander was a guest in the Norwegian summer TV-show “Sommer i Dyreparken” (Summer in the Zoo) on TV2, where he performed his new song “Blant Fjell” about the troll “Trolle” from his upcoming children’s book and album “Trolle og den magiske fela”. The book and the album will be released in September this year. Continue reading Alexander Rybak in “Sommer i Dyreparken” TV2 20.06.15

Blant Fjell – lyrics in several languages – Alexander Rybak

Alexander Rybak’s  “Blant Fjell” with lyrics in several languages

For those of you who don’t understand Norwegian, some nice people have translated the Norwegian lyrics of this lovely song  to their own language.

Click here for Russian  and German
Scroll down for lyrics in Norwegian, English,  Turkish, Spanish, Hungarian and Farsi ⇓

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Alexander Rybak – Turned down reality TV

The artist and musician, Alexander Rybak, has released a new single from his upcoming CD, audio book and children’s book called “Trolle and the Magic Fiddle”, where he uses a combination of classical music and pop music.

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Source: Dagsavisen 13.06.2015   Author: Espen Hågensen Rusdal. Photo: NTB Scanpix, Cappelen Damm English translation by Jorunn Ekre, revision by Bita.

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Alexander Rybak on TV2 about “Trolle og den magiske fela” 13.06.15

Alexander in an interview on TV2 (Norwegian TV) about his upcoming  Norwegian audiobook “Trolle og den magiske fela” and the feeling about being left out in his childhood.

Uploaded to YouTube, translationa nd subs by TessaLA, Revision by Katie Anderson

Alexander Rybak – “Nitimen” NRK P1 13.06.2015

Alexander was a guest in the Norwegian morning show “Nitimen” on NRK P1 13th of June 2015, where he promoted his new song and his upcoming book “Trolle and the magic fiddle”.

Funny and interesting interview, where he also explains why you should be always be careful about tying your shoes at a bar 🙂

Alexander Rybak – This book is my child

Rybak: The violin is my mistress, and this book is my child.

Text to the header photo: BOOK DEBUTANT: Alexander Rybak likes that the tiny Trolle resembles himself.

 Source: VG.no  Published 12.06.2015. Author: Cathrine Gonsholt Ighanian. Photo: Jan Petter Lynau and Cappelen Damm. 
 Translated by TessaLa, revison by Katie Anderson.

 Alexander Rybak (29) believes that with his new project he is a big step closer to the dream of a family life.

 The 29-year-old has become calmer and better about choosing what he will say” yes” and “no” to. For the last three years Rybak has dedicated the necessary time between battles to design the project close to his heart. Continue reading Alexander Rybak — This book is my child

Alexander Rybak – New song “Blant Fjell”

Alexander Rybak has released a new song “Blant Fjell” (Among Mountains”. This is a song from the CD that follows his upcoming Norwegian audiobook “Trolle og den magiske fela” (Trolle and the magic fiddle).

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Download “Blant Fjell”  from Klicktrack Music Store here. You can download  it in both Mp3 and CD (Flac) quality.
From iTunes here

The  audiobook  will be released September 19th, and can be  ordered from Tanum.no (Norway only) and  worldwide from Haugenbok.no. You can pre-order it already now 🙂

 

If you have Spotify, you can listen to the song here: