Music fair - Off The Page Oslo:
Aurora explores and presents important composers and artists on the contemporary music scene of Norway. New orchestral, chamber, experimental and electronic releases have been issued through Aurora for 50 years.
Some 250 available releases with well-known Norwegian composers like Arne Nordheim, Rolf Wallin, Lasse Thoresen, Cecilie Ore, Knut Nystedt, Jon Øivind Ness, Natasha Barrett, Henrik Hellstenius and up-and-coming names Ørjan Matre, Lars Petter Hagen, Lene Grenager, Øyvind Torvund and Marcus Paus. Several releases also include works by such international names as Xenakis, Lachenmann, Messiaen and Francesconi.
The performance aspect of contemporary music remains crucial to the outcome the work. The highly profiled artists recording for Aurora include Truls Mørk, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Arditti Quartet, Håkon Austbø, Cikada, BIT20, Nordic Voices, Rolf-Erik Nystrøm, asamisimasa, Peter Herresthal and Ellen Ugelvik.
Aurora is owned by The Norwegian Society of Composers marketed by Grappa Musikkforlag AS.
Off The Page
23 January 2016
Music fair: 11:00 - 16:00
Festival programme: 12:00 - 22:00