FIGURA ENSEMBLE
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NEWS
26-04-2017
FIGURA NOMINATED FOR THE NORDIC COUNCIL MUSIC PRIZE 2017
FIGURA Ensemble are extremely proud and honoured to be among the nominees vying for the Nordic Council Music Prize 2017. To be nominated in such illustrious artistic company by the national members of the Adjudication Committee is a high distinction indeed and a hugely gratifying mark of recognition.
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26-04-2017
URSULA ANDKJÆR OLSEN RECEIVES THE AWARD OF DISTINCTION
Heartfelt congratulations to FIGURA’s Ursula Andkjær Olsen on receiving the Danish Arts Foundation’s highly prestigious Award of Distinction.
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26-04-2017
FIGURA RETURNS TO THE ROAYL DANISH OPERAHOUSE
DOWNFALL 26-30 September 2017
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FIGURA WITH SIGNE ASMUSSEN AT LITERATURHAUS

13-11-2016
Join us on Tuesday November 29 as FIGURA Ensemble and Signe Asmussen take the stage of Copenhagen’s LiteraturHaus to present three Danish premieres.
 

Photo: Hanne Budtz-Jørgensen

The evening’s programme features the fabulous Faroese of Andras Spang Olsen’s Hann gongur í Nátt and Tróndur Bogason’s Når jeg betænker den tid og stund, based on Vilhelm Magnussen’s 1973 renditions of the Thomas Kingo hymns so loved by the people of the Faroe Islands, as well as Lars Petter Hagen’s Hymn, Liisa Hirsch’s Four Glides for Five, and Phillippe Manoury’s Xanadu.

Andras Spang Olsen’s, Tróndur Bogason’s and Liisa Hirsch’s works have been especially created for FIGURA and receive their Danish premieres on the night.

Featuring: Song: Signe Asmussen • Viola: Mette Thykier · Clarinet: Anna Klett • Percussion: Frans Hansen • Double Bass: Jesper Egelund

Tickets on the door: 100 kr./50 kr. (students)
LiteraturHaus, Møllegade 7, 2200 Copenhagen N

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