NEWS ARCHIVE 2009 (Back to current news)

WORK IN PROGRESS

Piece for trombone,video and electronics

Full scale opera "Khairos" to be developed for Den Norske Opera
Libretto: Torgeir Rebolledo Pedersen

NOV/DES 2009 - CONCERTS/PREMIERES/++

Review of "Kyklop" (down the page), page 1, page 2, Dag og Tid (Norwegian, pdf)

New pieces:
"Code", for solo clarinet. Commissioned by Rolf Borch
and "Mikromani", for sinfonietta. Commissioned by BIT20 Ensemble
Scores and parts at MIC

Avgarde, Sardinen USF, Saturday December 5th at 18.00:
BIT20 Ensemble celebrates their 20th year anniversary, performs "Jug Band Rag", world premiere of "Mikromani"

Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, with conductor Eivind Aadland, performs "Kyklop" december 3 and 4 in Grieghallen, Bergen at 19.30
Program

Avgarde MINIATUREMARATHON
Sardinen, USF Verftet, Saturday, November 14th at 19.00
"Prefix" and "Plok" for solo piano, performed by Mai Goto and Einar Røttingen

Exhibition, Satellitt at Lydgalleriet November 13-22 2009
Works by Victoria Johnson/Peter Tornquist, Knut Vaage and Henrik Hellstenius, video by Ellen Roed
Opening 13/11 at 19.00
Consert 13/11 at 20.00 with Victoria Johnson, Peter Tornquist, Else Olsen S and John Hegre. Premiere of new piece by Thomas Dahl

SEPT/OCT 2009 - CONCERTS/PREMIERES/++

International choirfestival, Tolosa, Spain: The choir Gneis performs "Fire Songar" ("Four songs") in Basque Country and Navarra on tour week 44

Place: Ho Chi Minh City
Arena: Conservatory 
Transposition, concert 1
Date: 22.10.2009 
Conductor: Trond Korsgård
Program
Francis Poulenc "Sonata for horn, trumpet and trombone"
Norwegian composers "Five greetings from Norwegian composers to the BIT20 anniversary 2009"
Knut Vaage "Odyssé" (excerpts)
Ton That Tiet "Tu Dai Canh" (Four Great Landscapes)
Bent Sørensen "This night of no moon"
Bohuslav Martinu "La Revue de Cuisine"
23.10.2009
Transposition, concert 2
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, HCMC
BIT20 Ensemble peforms "Odyssé"

The Transposition project aims to build strategies for development and cooperation between some of the leading Vietnamese music institutions and selected Norwegian counterparts. BIT20 Ensemble contributes by working together with Vietnamese musicians.

BrassWind
Logen Teater, Bergen
Friday September 25
21.00: New chambermusic - exciting combination
Rolf Borch, clarinett and Marius Hesby, trombone
More info
Program:
Ørjan Matre: "Chant"
Knut Vaage: "Code" solo clarinet, world premiere
Bernt Sørensen: "The Bells of Vineta"
Luciano Berio: "Sequenza V"
More info

Development of 2 operas, in collaboration with BEK
More info

Einar Røttingen performs "Point of View", Sept 23, Ollioulles, France

JULY/AUG 2009 - CONCERTS/PREMIERES/++

Baroniet Rosendal
August 14, at 20.00
Hanne Bramness reads her poem ”Ørkentilstander” and Lars Amund Vaage reads his poem about the sheepfarmer. Music composed and performed by Knut Vaage
More info

New piece: "Høgsongen" (The song of Salomo). For Collegium Musicum, text from the bible. Durata 40 min

MAY/JUNE 2009 - CONCERTS/PREMIERES/++

Music for outdoor theatre in Gamle Bergen (Old Bergen) June 10.-21. every day at 18:00: "Hvem har tatt min venstre sko?" ("Who took my left shoe?")
More info

MAR/APR 2009 - CONCERTS/PREMIERES/++

Music for the exhibition "Perpetuity" by Yoel Vazquez at Gallery S12 March 6 to April 19

"Satellitt"
"Elektra" and "multiMORF II" on the operaroof
Music, Knut Vaage, Victoria Johnson, electric violin, Ellen Roed and HC Gilje, video, Thorolf Thuestad, sounddesign
Operaroof, Bjørvika 28.4 at 22
The project is supported by Norsk kulturråd and pilotfunds from NMH
Free admission
Trailer
More info (NMH, Norwegian)
More info (Ballade, Norwegian)

March 28, USF Verftet, Sardinen, at 13.00: Premiere of new piece "Mannen", extracted from the opera "Someone is Going to Come".
Performers:
Håkon Matti Skrede, tenor
Håkon Nilsen, clarinet
Knut Christian Jansson, piano
Lyrics: Jon Fosse
More info

March 24, opening of Borealis at Bergen Travpark, at 18.45. The project "Collage Spectacular" (including performance of "Graffiti")
More info
Review in Åsane Tidende (Norwegian)

JAN/FEB 2009 - CONCERTS/PREMIERES/++

"Paper" is a collaborative project between artists, mixing theatre, sculpture and music. Performance of "Noko", "Jug Band Rag" and "5 Moment"
Stord kulturhus, Friday 20.2.2009 at 19.30
Bømlo kulturhus, Saturday 21.2.2009 at 18
Kulturhuset Husnes, Sunday 22.2.2009 at 16 (note the time!)
Tickets: Adults kr 200,-/children kr 150,-
More info (word), poster and flyer(pdf)
Article in Fitjarposten (Norwegian)
Interview in Sunnhordland (Norwegian, pdf)
Interview in BT (Norwegian)
Review in Sunnhordland (Norwegian, pdf)
Slideshow

January 29, 2009
Røsbaks evening
Poetry by Lars Amund Vaage and Hanne Bramness
Pianoimprovisations by Knut Vaage 
Lillehammer Bryggeri at 20.00
Article (Norwegian)

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