Aksel will be busy in September! First, on Sept. 3 he will be a soloist at the award ceremony in the aula of Oslo University for Norway's largest cultural award, the Anders Jahre's culture prize. The Children's Chorus of the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet will perform, and Aksel has been asked to sing "Voi che sapete", by W.A. Mozart. Some info on the free concert (6 PM) can be found here. For the Kristiansund Church, Art and Culture Festival, Aksel has been booked as the
July 22th - Oslo Cathedral In memorial of the 2011 Norway twin terror attacks, a televised service was held in Oslo Cathedral July 22th, 2015. Among the prominent public representatives attending were HRH Crown Princess of Norway, Mette-Marit, Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg, Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg and several major political party leaders. During the candle lighting ceremony, the well-known Norwegian children's prayer "Jeg folder mine hender små"
Aksel was invited to sing at mass on Sunday July 19th in the Catholic St Olav's Cathedral in Oslo, by Cathedral organist and cantor Vegar Sandholt. Mr. Sandholt previously conducted Oslo Cathedral Boys' Choir, and has accompanied Aksel on several earlier occasions. Following mass, Aksel and Mr. Sandholt decided to do a recording of some arias from Messiah. The videos were posted on Aksel's YouTube channel and Mr. Sandholt's Facebook page ten days ago, and the response was mas