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Klubb Klassisk // Glass, Reich and the New

Fri 23 October 8:00pm

Marmorsalen, Sentralen

This concert is included in the following subscription series:

Total series

Pekka Kuusisto artistic leader / violin
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

 

Programme 

 

Nico Muhly  Drones and Violin 

Philip Glass  The Orchard 

Johann Sebastian Bach  Concerto for two violins, BWV 1043 

Bryce Dessner  Lachrimae 

Steve Reich  Clapping Music

On this Klubb Klassisk evening, the musicians of the NCO under the direction of violinist Pekka Kuusisto present a specially selected programme juxtaposing two American minimalists, Philip Glass and Steve Reich, with two major heirs to minimalism, Nico Muhly and Bryce Dessner. Muhly has arranged Philip Glass’ String Quartet No. 3 for strings, from Dessner, we have a work which we took part in commissioning over ten years ago. The programme also includes Bach’s Double Concerto which creates the musical tension the NCO is well-known for. A must-see concert, especially with our new artistic director Pekka Kuusisto at ease in a sound universe he thrives on.

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