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Nordic Voices Newsletter - Jan 2012

Nordic Voices is a professional, six voice classical vocal ensemble from Norway, established in 1996.

"Such mesmerizing talent is rare" Washington Post


New Nordic Voices recording Himmelkvad is out now

The long-awaited release of Himmelkvad with Lasse Thoresens award-winning opus 42 is now avaliable for download and can be found in stores soon. Thoresens Opus 42 is written for Nordic Voices and implements an unique combination of microtonality and overtone singing. The work won Thoresen the prominent Nordic Council Music Prize in 2010. The record also features Thoresens op. 19, written for Berit Opheim Versto. The record label is 2L, a highly esteemed perfectionist label with no less than 12 american GRAMMY nominations. 
Release concert:
6th February at 19:30, Paulus Kirke, Oslo

Release concert celebrating young composition students
The February 6 concert will also conclude a cooperation between NV and the Norwegian Academy of Music (NMH) Students from the Academy have submitted works written for a master class with Nordic Voices. The purpose of this project is to encourage a younger generation of composers to see the unique possibilities in writing for vocal ensembles. Nordic Voices and NMH will pick out one of the contributions and reward the composer with a scholarship, and the winner will be announced at the concert. 
Nordic Voices photos and blogpost on Facebook
Please visit our Facebook artist site for the updated blog on our recent activity, exclusive pictures and perhaps even video of the group in concert, on tour or practicing.

Our website
On our website you´ll find updated schedule, press photos, bios and sound excerpts. 

www.nordicvoices.no
Excerpts from the 2012 schedule
2012 will be a very exciting year for Nordic Voices. We will continuously update our schedule with more concerts and details when made public.
 

*Feb 8: Lakeville, CT, USA

*Feb 10: Annapolis, USA

*Feb 11: Washington, USA

*Apr 23: Leipzig, Germany
 
*May 23-27: Hardanger Musikkfest, Norway
 
*June 29: Båstad Chamber Music Festival, Sweden

*Sep 4: Stuttgart, Germany

*Sep 7: Dorf Tirol, Italy

*Nov 25: Bern, Switzerland



Contact: 

General info and booking in all coutries except those stated below: 
lars@nordicvoices.no



Germany, Switzerland and Austria:
 
www.konzertagentur.de



Spain: 
info@gpsmusica.es



USA & Canada:

mjws@jwentworth.com
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