Nordic Voices – Feb. 18, 2017

Nordic Voices

Nordic Voices (Norway)

Saturday, February 18, 2017; 8PM
Free pre-show chat at 7:15PM
The Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor) [Map]
Tickets $35/$15 (includes taxes and venue surcharges)

Tickets are also available by calling 1.800.838.3006

Nordic Voices, an internationally acclaimed six-member a cappella group from Norway returns to Vancouver with an all new program of works. Coloured by humour and positive thinking, Everything’s Gonna Be Alright brings together contemporary vocal works by György Ligeti, Goffredo Petrassi, Maja Ratkje and Lasse Thoresen. A highlight of the evening is Cecilie Ore’s new piece Dead Pope on Trial, specially commissioned by San Francisco’s Other Minds Festival for Nordic Voices.

“Such mesmerizing talent is rare…. Whatever language, it was the group’s astonishing range of sonic vocabulary… that thrilled the senses and sent an emotional message no listener could miss.” – Washington Post

Lasse Thoresen  Solbøn, Op. 40
Goffredo Petrassi  From Nonsense
     I  There was a young lady
     III  An old man from Horn
     V  There was an old maid
Cecilie Ore  Dead Pope on Trial

:: Intermission ::

Lasse Thoresen Himmelske  Fader
Györgi Ligeti  From Nonsense Madrigals
3. The Alphabet
Maja Ratkje  A Dismantled Ode to The Moral Value of Art

Community Sponsor:
Rebus Creative

Photo by Fredrik Arff.