Mysteries (1994) was an opera production by The Norwegian National Opera. The production was the world premiere of an opera by Johan Kvandal and Barthold Halle, based on the novel by Knut Hamsun. It was performed in the facilities The Norwegian National Opera used at the time, in Folketeaterbygningen.

Barthold Halle directed it.

Trond Halstein Moe and Jens Olai Justvik sung and acted the role of Nagel.

Arild Helleland sung and acted the role of The Midget.

Anne Bolstad and Ragnhild Heiland Sørensen sung and acted the role of Dagny Kielland.


(Objekt ID 64934)
Object type Production
Premiere January 15, 1994
Produced by The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Based on Mysterier by Barthold Halle, Johan Kvandal; Mysteries by Knut Hamsun
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Keywords Opera
Running period January 15, 1994  


Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 2016.08.12

Report on cultural priorities during the 1994 Olympics,, 08.03.2017,

Performance dates
January 15, 1994Hovedscenen i Folketeaterbygningen Worldwide premiere
Festivals (1)