Ánnámáret (credit - Maija Astikainen)

Nordic Music Days

RSNO Centre , 19 Killermont Street, Glasgow, G2 3NX, Scotland

One of the world’s longest running festivals for contemporary classical music, Nordic Music Days was established by the Council of Nordic Composers in 1888 and is a key event for composers and creators throughout the region.

For only the third time in its history the festival will take place outside of the Nordic countries, as Glasgow hosts musicians from Greenland, Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland.

For its contribution, Hebrides Ensemble performs a programme of scores with flexible instrumentation. We are joined by Sámi vocalist Ánnámáret, as well as Scottish composer / performer Clare Johnston in a new work that explores the similarities and connections between Scottish and Nordic languages and dialects.

Tickets for this performance will be available from early September.

Hebrides Ensemble
Ánnámáret – Vocalist (Finland)
Claire Johnston – Performer / Composer

Programme to include:

Krister Hansén (Sweden): Beachi (with Ánnámáret) [9′]
Clare Johnston (Scotland) – Ooh Eeee Ahn and Envelope first performance [10′]

Duration: 1hr 

We encourage audiences to choose the most sustainable method of travel to attend our performances. For information on how to reach the RSNO Centre at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall please click the link here.

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