Sisu Percussion ensemble celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a concert at the Ultima festival as well.
Xenakis Pléïades is a milestone work in many ways, written in 1978 and inspired by astronomy and Greek mythology. Xenakis invented a new instrument the sixxen named after the six musicians required and Xenakis.
Composer Lene Grenager, herself an excellent contemporary ensemble musician, compose both acoustic and electronic works, and this new piece, written for SISU, is a tribute to the sound world of Xenakis.
Iannis Xenakis: Bohor
Lene Grenager: Wood and Metal (WP)
Iannis Xenakis: Pléïades
Guest musicians – Pléïades
Rune André Halvorsen
Tomas Nilsson conducts Pléïades
Reinhold Friedl (elektronikk – Bohor)
Workshop concert after period off working with composers from NMK.
SISU workshops with composers from NMK Norway 25-30/6 at SISU studio Ekeberg Oslo.
SISU performed during the master recital off Bjørn Christian in SISU at Norwegian academy of music Oslo Norway.
World premier of a brand new piece by Geir Jonson. CLEAR THE SALOON. SISU performed together with Siri Torjesen (singer).
SISU school concert tour in Rogaland Norway 9-23/4. Program with music by Reich and Waring. The concert is produced by Hallgeir Frydenlund.
SISU will again perform our legendary piece 3.33.33 By Geir Jonson.
SISU school concert tour in Rogaland Norway 5-9/3. Program with music by Reich and Waring. The concert is produced by Hallgeir Frydenlund.
SISU perform during vinteRiss festivalen 2018. There will be three world premiers in the concert!
Åse Hedstrøm (N) Crossover, Bjørn Borstad Skjelbred (N) Liquid World: Crystalline. Rob Waring (N/US) Smithereens II.
SISU participating during clinic about ” ensemble after studies” during Percussion Pluss 2018.