Perspectives // Cluster 2014

by Mira Benjamin • • • Winnipeg in Winter might not seem like the ideal place to make new art come alive. In fact, the Canadian prairie city made international news headlines this past March for […]

Jun, 06

Sounds from Oslo 2013

• • • During our week of preliminary workshop sessions in Oslo last month, nu:nord presented two concerts by our performers, playing music from Canada, Norway, and England. The concerts were presented in co-operation with our partners […]

Sep, 16

Photo Journal: Oslo Workshop Day 7

Our last day in Oslo saw a wonderful concert at Sound of MU. Our performers — Silje Aker Johnsen, Torun Saeter Stavseng, Gregor Riddell, Colin Alexander, and Mira Benjamin — presented music by Johannes Ockeghem, William Byrd, Kristin Bolstad, Therese […]

Aug, 13

Photo Journal: Oslo Workshop Days 5 & 6

A focused trio with John; a slightly silly duo with David; violinist-puppeteering with Tyler; a lovely BBQ evening and the dulcet tones of Kraftwerk (!) wafting over Oslo… (we got a semi-private concert from Kristin‘s […]

Aug, 10

Photo Journal: Oslo Workshop Days 3 & 4

A little rehearsal-spying from the attic; workshops with sound and movement; a silly group dinner; a fascinating presentation about voice and movement from Silje and a lively morning discussion about the meaning of ‘practice’ in […]

Aug, 09

Photo Journal: Oslo Workshop Days 1 & 2

Getting down to business in Oslo: busy days full of workshops with the cellos and excellent food and company at nyMusikk!    

Aug, 06


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