opera Don Juan and The Magic Flute. Italian maestro Piero Coppola was to accompany on the piano. The program consisted of songs by Sinding, Grieg, Wolf, Weingartner, Strauss and Verdi. On March 15, she took the night train to Kristiania, and when she received the newspaper at Kongsvinger station the next morning, she saw the concert announced. Kirsten practiced all day, to her father's great delight.
«I am very tense and excited before the concert, a lot of ticket has allready been sold!», Kirsten writes to her friend Sven. She continues: «I have not been down town, so I have not seen my picture in the windows, but everyone says they are hidious. Well, I don’t mind, the surprise of my bright and glorious revelation will be even bigger at the concert!»