Music Café – North Atlantic Route

LiteraturHaus, Copenhagen
Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 4.30pm

Admission 50.00 DKK

Theatre of Voices and world-renowned Danish recorder player Michala Petri are preparing for a North Atlantic tour, which will take them from Denmark to the Faroe Islands, Iceland and Greenland. They tour Nordic music and commissions by composers from all of these places. Before taking off, the group will perform selected pieces from project, accompanied by talks with the composers Arnannguaq Gerstrøm (Greenland) and Sunleif Rasmussen (Faroe Islands) - all led by Paul Hillier.

Admission 50.00 DKK

In the spirit of the Danish holiday St. Bededag (General Prayer Day) hot wheat buns and tea will be served as part of the admission. The bar will also be open for further purchases.

Music Café – North Atlantic Route

Photo: Mads Pihl (Visit Greenland)


Experpts from the full program:

Three Scottish Dances
— based on arrangements
by Peter Maxwell Davies

i) Last time I came over the Mure
ii) Remember well my dear
iii) Almayne

Arvo Pärt
Da pacem

Galina Grigorjeva
Lamento (for solo recorder)

Arvo Pärt
Most Holy Mother of God

Arnannguaq Janna Posborg Gerstrøm
new work

Jóhann Jóhannsson
Holy Thursday

Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen

Sunleif Rasmussen
Songs of Solitude and Night (new work)

... and more


Michala Petri, recorder

Theatre of Voices
- Else Torp
- Signe Asmussen
- Paul Bentley-Angell
- Steffen Bruun

Paul Hillier, artistic director

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