Speaking to packed audience about interpreting Bjørn Fongaard’s notation system alongside virtuoso guitarist and music technology researcher Anders Førisdal
Zoë performs Norwegian composer Bjørn Fongaard at NyMusikk in Oslo
Concerto for cello and tape op. 131, number 19 (world premiere) (1976)
Concerto for cello and tape op. 131, number 20 (Norwegian premiere*)(1976)
(Zoë gave the world premiere earlier this year at Dark Music Days Festival in Reykjavik. Watch here)
Presented alongside some of Anders Førisdal’s work on Fongaard’s guitar pieces
Fascinating microtonal prepared guitar electronica from the 70s by Norwegian Composer Bjørn Fongaard, unearthed from NOTAM (Oslo’s answer to IRCAM) archives and restored by their chief sound technician Cato Langnes (who will also be the technician for this performance) especially for this world premiere performance.