SISU på operataket

As part of the concertseries “Summer at the opera”, SISU will be playing on top of the roof of the Norwegian operahouse friday 20.08.

Prior to the concert with the norwegian band “Gåte”, SISU, together with singer Øyonn Groven Myhren, will present material from their repertoire
various places on the roof, and on the main stage.

Also, on the main stage, they will perform pieces from the performance “Runartromma”, by Øyonn.

Gates open 6pm.
SISU and Øyonn will perform on the roof from 7 pm.
“Runartromma” is performed on the main stage 9 pm.

Welcome!

The medieval ballad “Runartromma” is the tale of a young maiden who in her childhood is predicted to die on her weddingday.
Despite the gloomy prediction she decides to get married.
Tears running down her face, she rides off to her wedding and her destiny..

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Øyonn Groven Myhren, from Ekeberg, Oslo, has for a number of years been one the the leading artists on the norwegian folkmusic scene.
Singing, composing and playing the norwegian medieval Lyra, she is one of a small number of persons keeping the tradition of medieval ballads alive. In 2002 she recieved the norwegian equivalent to the Grammy award (Spelemannsprisen) for the album “Nivelkinn”, together with artist Odd Nordstoga.

For more about Runartromma:
http://www.sisu-percussion.no/projects/#70
For more about “Summer at the opera”:
http://www.operaen.no/Default.aspx?ID=28057&ProductID=PROD553

www.operaen.no/Default.aspx?ID=28057&ProductID=PROD553