Past events

SISU in Serbia

Date: 12th November 2018


As part of SISUs tour to Serbia, an evening concert in Beograd Concert Hall is held on November 12. We present works by Sverre Indris Joner (world premiere), Steve Reich, Rob Waring and Rolf Wallin.

Oslo Architecture Nomination 2018

Date: 27th September 2018

Time: 16.00

Location: Oslo Town hall


SISU perform at Oslo 2018 Architecture Nomination. The event take place outside Oslo Town Hall.

Xenakis and Grenager at Ultima

Date: 20th September 2018

Time: 21:00

Location: Kulturkirken Jakob


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
Teodor Berg
Kristoffer Almås
Simen Brenden

Tomas Nilsson conducts Pléïades

Reinhold Friedl (elektronikk – Bohor)

Oslo Culture Night 2018

Date: 14th September 2018

Time: 21.30

Location: Oslo operahouse


For the Oslo Culture Night 2018 SISU plays together with the choir Ensemble 96. SISU itself is augmented by the percussionist Anders Kregnes, Simen Brenden, Kristoffer Almås and Teodor Berg.

A new piece by Tomas Nilsson (SISU) we be performed to the video installation The Seventh Wave by Jaakko Niemelä (Finland).

Runartrumma at National Library

Date: 7th September 2018

Time: 21.00

Location: National library Oslo


Magnus Lagabøtes landslov (law) is back in Norway after 500 years in Denmark. The National Library celebrate with a big event. SISU will perform excerpts from Runartrumma (the magic drum) by and together with Øyonn Groven Myhren

Workshops concert

Date: 30th June 2018

Location: TBA


Workshop concert after period off working with composers from NMK.

Workshops for composers from NMK

Date: 25th June 2018

Location: Oslo


SISU workshops with composers from NMK Norway 25-30/6 at SISU studio Ekeberg Oslo.

SISU at SISU Bjørn-Christians master recital

Date: 9th June 2018

Time: 16.00

Location: Norwegian academy of music Oslo


SISU performed during the master recital off Bjørn Christian in SISU at Norwegian academy of music Oslo Norway.

World premier! Clear The Saloon

Date: 13th May 2018

Time: 13.00

Location: Parkteatret Solo Norway


World premier of a brand new piece by Geir Jonson. CLEAR THE SALOON. SISU performed together with Siri Torjesen (singer).
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School concerts in Rogaland

Date: 9th April 2018

Location: Rogaland Norway

SISU school concert tour in Rogaland Norway 9-23/4. Program with music by Reich and Waring. The concert is produced by Hallgeir Frydenlund.IMG_4079