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Conversation with Magne Vik Ravndal

A conversation (in Norwegian) about music, vocation, about monastic life; about climbing up ladders in the dark; and about being happy.

It is phenomenal, this message: Get ready to live! The older I get, the more I am convinced that very many people expereince a kind of arrested potential for life; they know they have it in them to exist with a higher degree of intensity than they actually do; and it can be frustrating to find that this ability is not realised. I think it is essential to communicate that this aspiration for greater fullness of being is justified, that it has a goal

You can listen to the conversation here or here.

Louis Langrée, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and soloists Joélle Harvey and Kelley O’Connor perform Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony in September 2020