New artistic directors at HARDANGER MUSIKKFEST!

HARDANGER MUSIKKFEST is a classical chambermusic festival situated in one of the most beautiful corners of Norway; in the scenic Hardangerfjord. Based in Lofthus in Ullensvang. http://www.hardangermusikkfest.no/ Tora Augestad and Therese Birkeland Ulvo are the new artistic directors of the festival from August 2014. http://www.scenicfestivals.com/en/hardanger The Hardanger Music Festival features top level artists in a unique setting. The performances take place at different scenic locations along the fjord.

Berios "Folk Songs", Weill and "Hate Songs" by Marcus Paus with Jukka-Pekka Saraste & Finnish Chamber Orchestra at Ekenäs Summerfestival!

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Saturday, August 2, 2014
Sunday, August 3, 2014

New cd's in the making: Now a touring summer: Concerts and shows in Italy, Finland & Norway!

An exciting summer is ahead! In this productive spring Augestad has recorded 2 new cd`s; 1. With her Ensemble Music for a while, a melancholic cd of baroque renditions. Stay put for exciting release news! 2. With the Cikada Ensemble, great singers, playing Henrik Hellstenius epic opera "Ophelia: death by water singing". (Libretto: Cecilie Løveid) This will be released at LAWO. www.lawo.no

Premiering Beat Furrer songs: Canti della Tenebra in Münich at Musica Viva with Klangforum Wien.

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Friday, February 7, 2014

UPDATE: Sale revival at Opernhaus Zürich (Händel/Marthaler), King Size Shows in Paris in january & premiering a new Marcus Paus piece!

KING SIZE: It has been a busy touring autumn, playing King Size (Marthaler) across Europe. Now we look forward to playing shows in Paris, Lausanne, Basel and more places next year. NORDIC ORIENT: In November; Augestad launched a new project together with Trygve Seim (saxophone) and his newly written beautiful compositions. Together with Svante Henryson (cello) , Frode Halti (accordion) and Erling Kittelsen (poet) the project NORDIC ORIENT was born. We look forward to many concerts together in the future. SALE : OPERNHAUS ZÜRICH

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