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Launch Party

Wednesday 31 October 20:00 Atriet, Kongens gt 4 Cikada and publisher Cappelen Damm invites you to a combined launch party for the album Possible Cities / Essential Landscapes and Eivind Buene’s new novel Allsang. Cikada will play music from the new album. In addition, Eivind Buene will be reading from his new book and have a talk with Ultima Director Lars Petter Hagen. There will also be wine. Sales of CD’s and book.

Cikada Song II

Sunday 28.October 13:00 Museet for samtidskunst Cikada String Quartet’s concert at the exhibition I wish this was a song will take place in several rooms of the museum. The musicians seeks to create resonance points between tonal language, art and acoustics. The program consists of recent works of our time that can both comment on art and explore the room at the same time. Program: Georg Friedrich Haas – String Quartet No 5 (2007) John Cage – String Quartet in Four Parts (1950) Eivind Buene – City Silence (2005-2008) for two violins Tristan Murail – C’est un jardin secret, ma saeur, ma fiancée, une source cellée, une fontaine close (1976) for solo viola

Cikada Song I

Thursday 25.October 17:00 Museet for samtidskunst John Cage would have turned a hundred years September 5th this year, the composer who opened our ears for sound and silence in entirely new ways. In this program Cikada String Quartet plays an excerpt from his String Quartet in Four Parts from 1950. This is framed by string quartets by Witold Lutoslawski and Hans Abrahamsen. Program: Witold Lutoslawski – String Quartet (1964) John Cage – String Quartet in Four Parts (1950) Hans Abrahamsen – Strygekvartet nr. 3 (2008)


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