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May 5, 2011

Litton named Knight in Royal Norwegian Order of Merit

Bergen, Norway. The Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra announces with great pride and pleasure that by order of His Majesty King Harald V of Norway, Bergen Philharmonic Music Director Andrew Litton has been named a Knight in the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit.

The Royal Norwegian Order of Merit, founded by King Olav V in 1985, is conferred on foreign and Norwegian nationals as a reward for their outstanding service in the interest of Norway.

We Harald King of Norway

make known that on 29 March 2011 We have appointed

Andrew Litton

Knght of THE ROYAL NORWEGIAN ORDER OF MERIT

of which We are Grand Master

Under Our Hand and the Seal of the Order of Merit