SISU Percussion Ensemble, established in 1993, is one of the leading percussion ensembles in Scandinavia, and an important force on the contemporary music scene. Their fearless artistic attitude and playfulness on stage, combined with great stamina, seriousness and precision, have led to numerous collaborations with composers in Norway and abroad, and made a great impression on audiences around the world.


Upcoming events

SISU in Saigon

Date: 21st August 2019

Concert/Masterclass at Sen Hong Music School, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Sisu in Saigon

Date: 22nd August 2019

Concert with Vulcano Group, Acoustic Bar, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

SISU in Saigon

Date: 23rd August 2019

Concert, solo percussion with orchestra, District 11 Cultural Centre, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Recent events

Ullevålseter, Oslo

Date: 10th March 2019

Time: 13:33

New performance of “3.33.33” by Geir Johnson, deep in the woods north of Oslo. A concert about nordic skiing, with instruments to match.

VinterRiss -19 with DNBE

Date: 28th February 2019

Time: 12:30

Location: Halden

For the VinterRiss 2019 Festival, hosted by nyMusikk Østfold, The Norwegian Wind Ensemble have invited composer Håkon Berge to write a new piece based on the same idea as the 1994 work “Nanawatai”, a central work in SISUs standing repertoire.

Ilios, Harstad

Date: 2nd February 2019

Time: 20:00

Location: Harstad Kulturhus

Clear The Saloon by Geir Johnson with Siri Torjesen and SISU will be performed at the Ilios Festival in Harstad, Norway

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Forrige uke spilte vi inn de to siste stykkene til det kommende Wallin-albumet vi lenge har jobbet med. Denne gang var det Stonewave og Scratch som stod for tur. Takk til Tor Magne Hallibakken for et ... See more

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Recording of Twine by composer Rolf Wallin. Producer Rolf Wallin, and at the sound «buttons» Tor Mange Hallibakken. And thank you Gema percussion for help with broken marimba bar.

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