Monday, February 01, 2016

Concerts in Japan February 15 & 17th - 2016

Look out for Terjes upcoming concerts in Japan.

Link to Tokyo event, February 15th:
First there will be a documentary film about Terjes Icemusicfestival made by great UK/BBC film makers.

Then there will be a solo concert - drums & nature percussion with Terje including the genius of a sound engineer: Mr Asle Karstad.

On February the 17th there will be an ice concert in Hokkaido at the Ice Chapel.

Terje Isungset:ice.
Maria Skranes: voice & electronics.
Asle Karstad: sound.
Frida Isungset: ice carver.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Icemusicfestival Geilo was a great success!

4 days of magic has passed.
The 2016 festival was a great success!










Photos by T Isungset.

Friday, January 01, 2016

Icemusicfestival Geilo - 2016.



Get ready for Icemusic!



Thursday 21st January


20:00 / Opening Concert


Martin Halla: Vocal


Ivar Kolve: Iceophone & Drums


Snorre Bjerck: Drums


Martin Halla is the winner of The Voice Norway. We wonder what The Voice judges will make of his cold collaboration with Ice Music?


Location: Geilo Centre


Price NOK 250,-
Friday 22nd January


10:00 / School Concert


Jon Halvor Bjørnseth: Electronics Wizard


Terje Isungset: Ice Percussion


Maria Skranes: Vocal


Fresh commissioned work and a Ice Music premiere! Brand new music and new instruments performed by youngsters from Geilo School together with Jon Halvor of *Drivhuset* (The Greenhouse) in Oslo. 


Old and new skis, famous skis of great heroes, ordinary touring skis, sledges, ski poles, and all other types of transportation on snow and ice have now become instruments!


Location: Geilo Centre 


Price Free!


20.00 / Flower Power With African Ice & Groove


Mamadou Diabate: Ice Balafon


Daniel Herskedal: Tubice 


Helge Nordbakken: Ice Drums


Snorre Bjerck: Ice Drums


Kristin Voreland: 2016 Festival Artist


Mamadou from Burkina Faso totally amazed the Ice Music Festival 2015 audience. Such was his popularity, we had to invite him. For 2016, Mamadou will be interacting with Tuba Supremo Daniel Herskedal. 


Daniel currently holds thethe world record for playing dark tones on a tuba. Can he break the record with the Tubice?


This year’s Ice Music Festival artist: the wonderful Kristin Voreland from Atelier Flora. Winner of the European Champion of Floral Art and with flowers being the visual theme for 2016, Kristin's exhibition will add a beautiful finishing touch to the arena.


Location: Geilo Centre 


Price NOK 250,-


22:00 / Icelandic Ice Sessions


Trio Mediæval: Vocals


Arve Henriksen: Ice Trumpet & Vocal


Terje Isungset: Ice Percussion & Ice Horn


Johannes Lundberg: Ice Bass


Trio Mediæval's mesmerising etheral harmonics combined with Arve's infectious improvisation wowed 2015's audience. They return with new work accompanied by Johannes on the Ice Bass. 


Location: Geilo Centre 


Price NOK 250,-
Saturday 23rd January


15.00 / Family Concert: Three Ice Tasters


Jon Halvor Bjørnseth continues with his ski sound / slide sound in collaboration with young musicians from Geilo. 


Mamadou Diabate: performs solo with his magic Ice Balafon


Terje Isungset & Maria Skranes: joining forces to perform classic Ice Music songs.


Location: Geilo Centre 


Price Adults NOK 150,


Price Children 12 - 16 yrs NOK 50,-


Price Children: Free


22.00 / Tati on Ice


Miss Tati: Vocal


Ivar Kolve: Iceofon


Helge Norbakken: Ice Drums


Johannes Lundberg: Ice Bass


Daniel Herskedal: Tubeice


From Angola, via Portugal to Norway and for 2016 - Geilo's Ice Music Festival! The sassy soulmistress Miss Tati is known for her warm charisma and ability to create a party atmosphere. Dancing in freezing temperatures will certainly heat the ice up...


Location: Geilo Centre 


Price NOK 250,-


24:00 / Legendary Midnight Concert


Terje Isungset: Ice Percussion, Ice Horns & general Ice Magic


Gawain Hewitt: Hydrophone - under the lake ice / water sounds!


Maria Skranes: Vocal


Jon Halvor Bjørnseth: Electronics


Trio Mediæval: Vocals


Arve Henriksen: Ice Horn, Vocal & Ice Percussion


Art & Design School in Bergen (KHiB)


The second concert arena is born from artwork from KHiB. 14 students and teachers have designed and built the arena on lake "Slåttahølen".


This extra Ice Music Festival location gives us the rare opportunity to hear how music sounds in the water flowing under the thick lake ice. A world first!


Sound Artist Gawain Hewitt brings his hydrophones (underwater microphone) and speakers that can play under water. Arve Henriksen will play down the ice hole and into the water underneath. Everything will be bathed in the sonorous ice of Isungset and the crystal clear voices of Trio Mediæval.


Location: Slåttahølen - the lake shoreline next to Geilo Culture Church


Price NOK 350,-
Sunday 24th January


12.00 / 'Ice Rose' for Refugees


We embrace both ice and people.


Gawain Hewitt from London brings his impressions from the nature in Geilo, caught through the microphone, and creates soundscapes to Dr. Kerim H. Nisancioglu’s mini lecture on the melting of the Greenland ice sheet.


The Ice instruments of Terje Isungset merge with the voices of Maria Skranes and Miss Tati. Anney Marie Niyokindi came to Norway as a refugee from Burundi. We will hear her story through music.


Terje Isungset: Ice Horns, Ice Percussion, Iceophone & Ice Drums


Gawain Hewitt: Underwater ice sounds


Maria Skranes: Vocal


Miss Tati: Vocal


Anney Marie Niyokindi: Vocals


About Anney Marie Niyokindi


Anney Marie Niyokindi is 18 years old and originally from Burundi, Africa. She grew up in Bergen with her family.


Anney studies music, with singing as her main passion. She has distinguished herself in the success story "Fargespill" in Bergen for more than 10 years, most recently in November 2015 performing with the band 'Real Ones'.


This concert is suitable for all. 


Location: Geilo Culture Church


Price Adults NOK 200 / Children 12-16 Years NOK 100 Children Under 12 Years Free

Monday, December 14, 2015

Glassmusic

Some photos from Bergen by Terje Isungset



Arve Henriksen
For the CD World of glass: www.all-ice.no


Monday, December 07, 2015

Sunday, November 29, 2015

World of Glass tour! Arve Henriksen & Terje Isungset

Tour in Norway. 
Arve Henriksen:Glasshorns & Glasstrumpets.
Terje Isungset: Glasspercussion.
Asle Karstad: Sound.
"Glass instruments made by Estonian glass artists and students of Estonian Art Academy in cooperation with Eeva Kasper"


Dec 4:Oslo
Dec 6:Stavanger
Dec 7:Haugesund
Dec 8:Bømlo
Dec 9:Bergen

Listen on Spotify or buy CD from All Ice Records (www.all-ice.no)

photos by Terje Isungset & Kaupo Kikkas

Monday, November 23, 2015