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. Tora Augestad and Therese Birkeland Ulvo are the new artistic directors of the festival from August 2014. 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!


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.

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


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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