Overview of concert activity of Carl Petter Opsahl. Reports from gigs, information on upcoming tours, and how he prepares for special concert programs.

Welcome to my new website. Front image

Welcome to my new website!

Oh yes – finally! Welcome to my new website! Well, it is not totally new, but thoroughly revamped. I have had my own homepage for over 20 years. This latest edition is overhauled to make it easier for you to access my music. On this site you can find out more about me, my music and projects. I will keep… Read more →

album cover, Carl Petter Opsahl Kyrkja

New album out!

Oh yes! I have a new album out. I recently released my sixth solo album, “Kyrkja”. And it has already garned a lot of attention internationally. Europe Jazz Network has just named it as one of the hottest album out right now! And I am in a very good company, together with Xhosa Cole, Bill Frisell, Anders Jormin and Keith… Read more →

Cry from Tigray

I wrote the song Cry from Tigray in solidarity with the people of Tigray, living under unbelievable cruel conditions. War, famine and drought has revealed this area for a long time. The Tigray conflict. A short introduction by Hyman Rights Watch A special thanks to Knut Aastad BrĂ¥ten who lent me his langeleik (dulcimer). Read more →

A Prayer for Ukraine

A Prayer for Ukraine

A prayer for Ukraine was written immediately after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. It is a wordless prayer, In this version I am joined by Johannes Aanderaa Opsahl on piano. Read more →