SEMINAR. First seminar in a series of three focusing on important issues for composers today. This seminar is arranged by the Council of Nordic Composers in collaboration with BASCA. Free admission but registration is required.
LAUNCH EVENT. Join us for the official launch of Nordic Music Days 2017 with a welcome talk from Martin Q Larsson and Gillian Moore, along with our festival host George Kentros, music, joik singing and more.
CONCERT. Click and listen to works in progress as part of Nordic Music Days. Each day throughout the festival, 20 composers and musicians from the UK and Nordic countries are invited to short writing sessions.
SEMINAR. The second in a series of three seminars focusing on important issues for composers today. This seminar is arranged by the Council of Nordic Composers in collaboration with Sound and Music.
CONCERT. Start your evening with Southbank Centre's free Friday evening gig. This time it’s a Nordic Music Days special featuring The Firebirds from Denmark, a jazz trio that gets inspiration from classical music.
SEMINAR. The third in a series of three seminars addressing important issues for composers today. This seminar is hosted by the Council of Nordic Composers in collaboration with PRS Foundation.
CONCERT. Cutting edge electronica and visuals collide with traditional Nordic sounds in this experience Dive into inspiring, cutting-edge electronica and visuals, in between traditional Nordic sound and future club music, featuring Swedish artists Gidge and TMRW, with visuals by Annie Tådne.
CONCERT. Hear London children’s choirs and Swedish joik singers meet and sing together in this piece by Madeleine Isaksson. Várije means ‘towards the mountains’ in the southern Sami language.
Note: this concert will be deleted after the live stream, so not archived.
5.00 pm – ASPECTS OF LEAVING. COMA SCRATCH ORCHESTRA.
Hear the results of Southbank Centre's weekend scratch orchestras who try their hand at playing some contemporary Nordic music.
5.15 pm – COME AND SING CLOSING PERFORMANCE.
Hear Faroese vocal music arranged by Faroese composer Unn Paturson, as it closes Nordic Music Days. Following a two-hour workshop session for amateur singers, the music is performed with vocal group KATA in The Clore Ballroom to end the four-day festival.