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What's on?

Oslo Kammerkor

Choir in the Diamond: Oslo Kammerkor

Saturday 26 April 2014 at 16:00

Oslo Kammerkor: Norwegian, religious and vocal folk music.

Julian Prégardien and Die schöne Müllerin

Tuesday 6 May 2014 at 20:00

The lyrical tenor Julian Prégardien lends lustre to one of the last concerts of the Diamond Emsemble’s anniversary season


Treasures in The Royal Library

9 May 2012 - 31 December 2015

Exhibition: Gutenberg’s bible, the notes of philosopher Søren Kierkegaard, the diaries of fairy tale author Hans Christian Andersen and a wide range of other invaluable cultural treasures are immersed in pop art jungle by Russian artist Andrey Bartenev. A new exhibition of the greatest works from the Royal Library's collections.

Plantu - illustrator at Le Monde

12 February 2014 - 26 April 2014

Exhibition: Plantu (Jean Plantureux) illustrator at Le Monde

See the building

Guided tours of the Royal Library

Take a tour of the Royal Library and learn about the architecture, history, and cultural life of the library.