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political possibilities within music theatre
Sep
13
11:00 AM11:00

political possibilities within music theatre

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HANS-THIES LEHMANN & VAGN LID IN CONVERSATION

Through the assimilation of theatre into music and of music into theatre, a room can be created for experience and insight. Hans-Thies Lehmann and Tore Vagn Lid, discuss music dramaturgy´s potential as medium for critical reflection.

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analysis day: le grand macabre x staatstheater/“staten”: final performance
Sep
12
2:00 PM14:00

analysis day: le grand macabre x staatstheater/“staten”: final performance

Composers Ole Henrik Moe and Trond Reinholdtsen perform a comparative analysis of music theatre classics by Györgi Ligeti and Mauricio Kagel. 

Follows a performance by participants of “STATEN”, a workshop on composed theatre led by Trond Reinholdtsen, percussion player and concept artist Amund Sveen and scenographer Christina Lindgren. After the performance, the public will be invited to an open discussion.

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stage for the music - björn gottstein, simon steen-andersen, tora augestad, hild borchgrevink
Sep
11
1:00 PM13:00

stage for the music - björn gottstein, simon steen-andersen, tora augestad, hild borchgrevink

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Three lectures on interpretation:

Björn Gottstein - About possible strategies for the interpretation of contemporary music

Simon Steen-Andersen  - “Staged Music". Composition as interpretation or Composing literal readings  

Tora Augestad and Hild Borchgrevink - Music in the foreground: Christoph Marthaler´s music theatre

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highlighting ligeti: le grand macabre
Sep
10
2:00 PM14:00

highlighting ligeti: le grand macabre

  • The Norwegian Opera - Formidlingssenteret (map)
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Get to know more about Ligeti´s Le Grand Macabre and  about La Fura dels Baus´ staging at the Norwegian Opera & Ballet. Musicologists Peter Edwards and Erling E.Guldbrandsen from the University of Oslo in conversation with opera director Valentina Carrasco and setdesigner Alfons Flores from La Fura Del Baus, a.o. .  [click on title for more information]

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robert henke (ableton live) – the art of engineering art
Sep
10
11:30 AM11:30

robert henke (ableton live) – the art of engineering art

Can a software shape compositional thought and processes? In this lecture, Ableton Live developer Robert Henke reflects upon the musical considerations at the very base of the design of Ableton Live, one of today´s most popular commercial softwares for performance-oriented music production.

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multimedia performance: stefan prins about nadar
Sep
10
10:45 AM10:45

multimedia performance: stefan prins about nadar

Ensemble Nadar´s production at Ultima 2013, InterAct!, is about how composers nowadays deal with society and how they reflect on themes like interactivity, the conflict between reality and virtual reality and developments in technology.Composer and performer Stefan Prins will present the concept behind InterAct! and discuss practical aspects of the production.

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innovative sound practices: peter weibel/notations
Sep
9
3:00 PM15:00

innovative sound practices: peter weibel/notations

In this lecture, media theoretician Peter Weibel examines innovative practices in the field of sound. The emancipation of sound through electronic means, objects and graphical notation stimulated artists from other fields to employ sound as a medium of art, thereby leading to an all-inclusive musical practice. Follow a review of Borealis Festival´s Notations project with Alwynne Pritchard [click on title for more information].

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the pre-stockhausen era: wdr and the beginnings of electronic music
Sep
9
2:30 PM14:30

the pre-stockhausen era: wdr and the beginnings of electronic music

Music researcher Arnulf Mattes from the University of Oslo and sound engineer and journalist Markus Aust offer a historical take on electronic music: from the first experiments in Cologne and the cooperation between engineers and composers to the feverish enthusiasm of the pre-Stockhausen generation.This will be a "hands on" experience, featuring original devices brought together in a historical reconstruction of the electronic studio. In cooperation with Institute of Musicolgy (UiO) and NOTAM.

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notions of silence and sound: workshop and lecture with christine sun kim
Sep
7
to Sep 14

notions of silence and sound: workshop and lecture with christine sun kim

Attempts to rehabilitate silence's public image: Notions of silence and sound

A week with the deaf sound artist Christine Sun Kim organized by Dans for voksne. Christine Sun Kim introduces the week with a lecture and keeps a workshop for deaf participants. Throughout the week, the space will be functioned as a tool shop where you can come and go, and tools and materials to play with. Christine Sun Kim will be present to have one to one dialogue with anyone via interpreter, iPad, or laptop.

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“STATEN” – Workshop on composed theatre
Sep
2
to Sep 12

“STATEN” – Workshop on composed theatre

  • Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo (KHIO) - Studio 2 (map)
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The workshop  combines inputs and methods from different artistic disciplines. Participants will be asked to experiment with unconventional work distibution and creation processes. The idea is to create a space for experimentation, chaos, visions and error.With Trond Reinholdtsen, Amund Sveen and Christina Lindgren 

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