The Fluteman Show
Artist: Gabor Vosteen
Gabor rises to his ambition of saving the world with the most significant instrument of humankind in THE FLUTEMAN SHOW, employing astounding features of the recorder never heard or seen before.
With a plethora of plastic flutes, a rocky electric-flute, the only leopard-bass flute on the planet, and many sassy recorder tricks, he accomplishes his mission: Bach, Paganini, pop-music, original compositions, and great comedy culminate in the unheard realm of Gabor Vosteen, the maestro of flutes.
A Thousand Buttons & Four Strings
Balkan / Norway
Artists: Daniel & Almir
Two musicians, once divided by conflicts, now perform together, their instruments telling stories of their homeland. They use soulful melodies and intricate rhythms to express their friendship's journey and artistic growth.
Fate brought them to Norway, bonding them through their love for music. Their show unveils personal stories, showcasing the challenges and victories they encountered while chasing their dreams. As they reflect on their childhoods and cultural heritage, the audience gains a deep understanding of the cultural influences shaping their music.
Their chosen instruments, the accordion and the violin, not only represent their personal experiences but also highlight the universal struggles of musicians striving for excellence.
Mish Mash Ensemble
Artist: Rosanna Ter Berg, Timothy Keasley, Benjamin Garalnick, Daria Phillips, Poppy Beddoe
Join the MishMash Ensemble on a delightful musical journey designed for 7 to 11-year-olds and their families/schools. Experience the charm of the wind quintet as they bring to life a performance filled with warmth, excitement, and magic.
Be mesmerized by Paquito D'rivera's Aires Tropicales, let G.F. Handel's Sonata for Oboe envelop you in its welcoming embrace, whilst Valerie Coleman's Red Clay and Mississippi Delta transports you through classical chamber music into the blues of the deep south.
Banda Mantiqueira, established in 1991 by Nailor Azevedo, also known as Proveta, emerged as a groundbreaking force in the Brazilian music scene when big bands were rare.
The ensemble acted as a bridge between aspiring students and experienced musicians, dedicated to showcasing the essence of Brazilian music.
The band's emphasis on collective synergy over individualism set them apart. Over three decades, Banda Mantiqueira's exceptional musicianship has enabled them to collaborate with prominent artists from around the world, leaving an indelible mark on the music landscape.
Alessandra Leão, a versatile artist from Pernambuco, Brazil, brings her extensive 25-year career in singing, composing, percussion, and production to life with her latest album "ACESA."
Co-produced with Caê Rolfsen, this Grammy-nominated project creatively blends traditional Brazilian rhythms like coco and ciranda with intricate synthesizers and programming, capturing the essence of wind instruments from cirandas and maracatu de baque solto.
Alessandra's dynamic live performances, spanning continents, offer immersive experiences, ranging from subtle moments to intense musical crescendos.
Wenzell & Bugge
Artist: Ronni Kot Wenzell & Kristian Bugge
WENZELL & BUGGE is a Danish duo collaboration between the award-winning folk violinist Kristian Bugge and the international percussionist Ronni Kot Wenzell.
The duo met at the Carl Nielsen Music Academy in Denmark where they studied and worked together on different projects. Quickly, they felt a mutual energetic approach to music, and decided to start playing together, mixing the traditional folk music with the classical percussion world.
The duo quickly got very popular and has since then performed 50-60 concerts a year on an international basis.
Four artists seek their way of being and existing in the world, balancing between their desires and the incoherence of existence. A man who lost his head, Siamese twins from different genealogies, and a beatboxing juggler, all have music as the language of communication between themselves and their surroundings. These are startling figures that reverberate tricks on how to invent ways of existing and resonating.
PianOrquestra presents "Timeline," an extraordinary show where 10 hands converge on a single piano to transcend time and music. This innovative performance uses technology and multilanguage elements to explore fluid time around the piano's gravitational pull.
With four pianists, a percussionist, and a prepared piano, PianOrquestra transforms the instrument into its own orchestra. They've performed worldwide.
"Timeline" seamlessly blends waves, lines, and projections, guiding the audience through Brazilian compositions and pop hits like the Beatles and Michael Jackson, all within the realm of a single piano.