Live reviews ‘Avant Folk’

After the Nattjazz festival in Bergen with Frode Haltli ‘Avant Folk’, the reviews where positive in both Norwegian and international press

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‘It’s a knockout’

The Avant Folk album has already gained a lot of attention, read some of the reviews here

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New album April 2018

Frode Haltli ‘Avant Folk’ is an all-star cast of Norwegian musicians spanning all ages, generations and genres, a elaboration of Frode Haltli’s work somewhere in the twilight zone between jazz, contemporary and folk music.

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Frode Haltli ‘Avant Folk’ release concerts

To mark the release of Frode Haltli ‘Avant Folk’ (Hubro) in April 2018, the 10-piece band featuring some of Norway’s finest musician from improvisation and folk will perform in Oslo and Bergen

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‘The Border Woods’ US tour

Performances of Frode Haltli’s ‘The Border Woods’ in Knoxville, Chicago and Cleveland in March

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Pictures by Knut Utler of Frode Haltli’s new project AVANT FOLK which premiered at Riksscenen, Oslo on February 17th 2017

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International acclaim

Frode Haltli’s latest ECM release ‘Air’ receives international acclaim in newspapers, radio and music magazines such as The Gramophone, the BBC Music Magazine, The Guardian, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and FONO Forum

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Artist of the Month / Månedens artist

Three concerts at Riksscenen in Oslo in February: A new 10-piece ensemble featuring some of Norway’s most exciting musicians, a concert spanning from a lecture about a historical church fire to traditional dance music, and a Norwegian-Indian musical meeting

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Bent Sørensen ‘The Four Seasons’ premiere

Pictures from the premiere at Ultima Contemporary Music Festival of the hour long piece De fire årstider (The Four Seasons) by Bent Sørensen and Tomas Espedal with POING and Trond Høvik

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Air – new solo album

The new album Air is out on ECM New Series – music by Hans Abrahamsen and Bent Sørensen for accordion and strings with the Trondheim Soloists and the Arditti Quartet

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