We played

i Tårnsalen, 9 Sept, together with BIT20 club:
J. Paisible: Grave & Allegro
F. Couperin: Les calotin et les calotines
F. Couperin:Les fauvetes plaintives
A.-D. Philidor: Rondeau ensuite

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Reviews CD “Suite Life” (LWC 1096)

LWC1096_3e4d81_rszd_2Read (Norwegian texts) reviews of Bergen Barokk’s “Suite Life”, released March 2016 on Lawo Classics:   Press-SuiteLife

 

 

Bergen Barokk, Suite Life

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HEY, STOP, WATCH THAT SOUND!

Bergen Barokk interacted with Lossius’/Welsh’ “The Atmospherics, 5. Stop, Hey, Watch That Sound!” at Sogn og Fjordane Art Museum, Førde on June 18, 2016.

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Handel, the cosmopolite – concert 28 February

In this concert, in Latinskolen, Bergen, 14:00 Febr 28, we play music by the true traveller, scholar and inspiring Georg Friedrich Händel. Frode Thorsen, Stefan Lindvall, Siri Hilmen and Hans Knut Sveen present the programme:

Ouverture from Rinaldo (Walsh arr. 1711)

Trio sonata HWV 386 in b-minor

Duetto ”Scherzano sul tuo volto”, Aria ”Lascia ch’io pianga” and duetto ”Fermati! Armida” from Rinaldo

Aria con variazioni for Cembalo solo

Trio sonata HWV 389 in F major

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Bergen Barokk at Latinskolen

Concert Sunday 6 December at 14:00 in Latinskolen, Bergen. With Frode Thorsen, Adrian Rovatkay, Siri Hilmen and Hans Knut Sveen.

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Recording from “Prologue” (Nov 1, 2015 Bergen Domkirke)

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Prologue to Mozart’s Requiem

Lene Langballe and Hans Knut Sveen play their ‘prologue’ to Requiem by W.A. Mozart. The piece is based on a set of diminusions (ornamentations) by Ric. Rognoni, developed from Palestrina’s motet Pulchra es anima mea. The cornetto part is accompanied by electronic sound and thus taking the melodic line into other contexts and assosiations.

Follow the links in the Norwegian version of this text to find more information on the musical material and performers.

Listen to Lene Langballe and Hans Knut Sveen performing the motet with its diminutions, 5. nov. 2014 in St. Jakob kirke, Bergen.

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Performance clip 26 Sept 2015

5 mins clip from the performance at the old prison in Bergen, together with Trond Lossius and his sound installation at “Lokalt 2015”, 26 Sept 2015.

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Bergen Barokk in prison

In Bergen old prison these days you can see the exhibition “Lokalt”, which presents a large numger of artists from the region.  One of those, Trond Lossius, is a sound artist and long time collaborator with Bergen Barokk, in projects as “The Place Sound Builds in Passing” and “Brudd. Flate.”.

Today, you can experience the collaboration in a new constellation, where Frode Thorsen, Siri Hilmen and Hans Knut Sveen will play together with (and against) Trond Lossius’ sound installation in the old jail building. We start at 12.00 with “experiments” (work-in-progress till aboutn 13.00) and at 14.00 there will be an “official” performance, lasting ca. 20 minutes.

Not easy to predict what might catch most of your interest, we recommend you to hang around most of the time. Between 12 and 13 we welcome you to take contact with the performers and get more insight in what we are doing or trying to do.

 

Free entrance.

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Telemann – Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, Vol. 6

From Toccata Classics’ website:

This is the sixth CD in the first complete recording of the 72 cantatas in Georg Philipp Telemann’s collection Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, published in Hamburg in 1726 – the first complete set of cantatas for the liturgical year to appear in print. The cantatas are designated for voice, an obbligato instrument (recorder, violin, transverse flute or oboe) and basso continuo, and generally take the form of two da capo arias with an intervening recitative. Although intended for worship, both public and private, Telemann’s cantatas are a masterly blend of tunefulness with skilled counterpoint and vocal and instrumental virtuosity.

See Toccata Classics for details.

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