Monday, October 26, 2015

Some photos from our tour in Norway last week

Icemusic & science

Terje Isungset: ice.
Maria Skranes: vocals.
Rune Røsten: sound. 
Tor Ditlevsen: video & light. 
Anastasia Isacshen: videodesign. 
Frida Isungset: ice carver 
Kerim Nisancioglu: scientist.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Icemusic & science!

Look out for our upcoming tours in Norway.
Ice concerts as usual, and a fantastic seminar about the melting Greenland Sheet, by professor Kerim Nisancioglu.

Terje Isungset: ice.
Maria Skranes: vocals.
Rune Røsten: sound.
Tor Ditlevsen: video& light.
Anastasia Isacshen: videodesign.
Frida Isungset: ice carver
Kerim Nisancioglu: seminar.

21 oktober: Larvik Kulturhus.
22 oktober: Orkdal Kulturhus.
23 oktober: Steinkjær Kulturhus.
24 oktober: Tynset Kulturhus.
25 oktober: Røros Kulturhus.
10 november: Kolben Kulturhus
12 november: Halden kulturhus.
13 november: NMH OSLO

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Icemusicfestival 2016!

Program 2016

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
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
Johannes Lundberg: Ice Bass
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 /  Winter Songs for Refugees
We are all affected by the crises that forces people to flee from the beloved homes and homelands. In this concert we will hear the Ice Music that Isungset tours the world with, in interaction with people who have travelled to Norway from their disputed countries' political upheaval.
Special guests from 'Fargespill', a vocal ensemble consisting of children and youths from all over the world.
Terje Isungset: Ice Horns, Ice Percussion, Iceophone & Ice Drums
Maria Skranes: Vocal
Miss Tati: Vocal
Fargespill: Vocals
This concert is suitable for all. 
Location: Geilo Culture Church