for Oslo Sinfonietta, Song Circus and electronics
ULTIMA OSLO CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL
Ruben Sverre Gjertsen’s prestigious assignments have already earned him international attention. His work is characterised by a virtuosity on the micro level that distorts expectations as to how instruments and ensembles should sound. In his new work, Landscape with figures II, the room is used in different ways, musicians and singers are positioned among the audience, and electroacoustic sounds are conveyed via a large loudspeaker setup that fills the room and creates a three-dimensional terrain.
Oslo Sinfonietta, Norway’s oldest running contemporary ensemble, was established in 1986. The ensemble is under the leadership of Christian Eggen. The ensemble comprises leading freelance musicians and members from some of Norway’s most prominent orchestras. They will perform together with the Norwegian vocal chamber ensemble Song Circus who specialises in the interpretation of contemporary music.
Conductor: Christian Eggen.
Produced by Oslo Sinfonietta and Song Circus in collaboration with NOTAM and Dansens Hus.