Trio Åpen play mostly a combination of modern classical music and free-improvised music, which contain composers like Arne Nordheim, Øistein Sommerfeldt and Sparre Olsen. The trio consists of Catharina Chen – violin, Frida Wærvågen – violincello and Tor Haugerud – percussion. We play both solos, duos and trios and the concert is for children from […]
Recently BOL&SNAH toured Italy (24.-27.nov) and visited Bergamo, San Salvo and Napels (Napoli). The tour was a great success with a lot of people on the concerts and the vinyl records were sold out. We tried out some new tunes and they worked perfectly in the set. Italy is real fun!
The Alpaca Ensemble “Mekatonia project”, which was first played at KamFest in 2013, is now being set up at Dokkhuset, Tr.h, 29th of october 2016. The music, composed by Eirik Hegdal, is based on the music-theatre from 2013 along with some older compositions from previous projects. There will be spectacular costumes and scenography at the […]
Recently I played a rather long solo concert at Galleri Vanntårnet at Nesodden outside Oslo. I used low-tuned drums, cymbals, gongs and some small percussion and let the sound inspire to the free improvised concert. Here is a rewiev of the concert. http://www.nesoddguiden.no/en-reise-gjennom-perkusjonsverdenen/ And here is a YouTube video recorded by a listener: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqQgBGy9LtE&feature=youtu.be
Pappenheim consisting of Oscar Grönberg on piano and Tor Haugerud on drums are now releasing their debut album Bekkenjordet on the label Particular Recordings Collective. They celebrate the release with a tour in october which bring them to Östersund, Stockholm and Oslo as well as a double bill label concert in Trondheim. Later on in 2017 […]
“En sang fra oss…” is a dance project with two dance groups from DansIt: “Danselaboratoriet” with handicapped people and “Danseteatret 55+” contents of elderly people. The project has engaged the famous choreographer Mia Habib and the music is made and played by Siri Gære – vocals and strings, and Tor Haugerud – drums and percussion. The […]
Kim Myhr, Jenny Hval & Trondheim Jazz Orchestra releases their new album in march 2016: “In the end his voice will be the sound of paper” Listen to the sound track here https://soundcloud.com/hubro/kim-myhr-jenny-hval-trondheim-jazz-orchestra-mass
BOL&SNAH released their new album So? Now? on the label Gigafon in november 2015. This is the second album which Hans Magnus “Snah” Ryan participate on. We are very happy to have his guitar and lovely voice in the band. In fact, he is a full member of the band now. The music on the […]
My first concert with my new solo project will be held at PØKK 7th of september 2015. I will use drum set and cymbals. My project is a very open free improvised approach, where I follow the response of the sound which is the inspiration for getting forward. Nothing is decided before i start until […]
The collaboration with the duo Vertex and the two German improvisers Axel Dörner and Andrea Neumann releases now their new album on Gigafon records.The album is recorded live at the spectacular Emanuel Vigeland Museum, which is a mausoleum with a 20 seconds reverb. Enjoy!