Monday 5 October 2015


Ensemble 96
For its next concert, the ever enterprising New London Chamber Choir, conductor Matthew Hamilton is joining forces with the Oslo-based chamber choir Ensemble 96, conductor Nina Therese Karlsen, for a concert of Nordic music on Saturday 10 October 2015 at St James's Church, Sussex Gardens, London W2 3UD.

The concert is mixing contemporary Nordic composers with those of a previous generation with Torbjørn Dyrud's Lovesongs, Knut Nystedt's Prayers of Kierkegaard, Anders Hillborg's Mouyayoum, Kaija Saariaho's Nuits, adieux, Per ​​Nørgård's Wie ein Kind and finishing with Knut Nystedt's Immortal Bach which has become something of a modern classic, with three composers from Norway, and one each from Finland, Denmark and Sweden.

Ensemble 96 was Grammy nominated for its recording of Per ​​Nørgård's Wie ein Kind and you can hear it on SoundCloud, you can also hear the New London Chamber Choir performing Kaija Saariaho's Nuits, adieux on SoundCloud to whet your appetite.

Further information from the event page on Facebook.

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