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Saturday 7th March 2015, door 7.00pm

Ensemble MidtVest

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Part of Club Inégales and the Institute of Composing's spring series CELLO CELLO - shining a light on the cello. Each concert in CELLO CELLO features a guest artist who has advanced the scope of the instrument through their performances.

Part of Club Inégales and the Institute of Composing’s spring series CELLO CELLO – shining a light on the cello. Each concert in CELLO CELLO features a guest artist who has advanced the scope of the instrument through their performances.

Young, ambitious, and dedicated. Ensemble MidtVest’s eleven players are classically trained chamber music specialists . Eleven individuals who have won numerous prizes in international chamber music competitions, all educated at leading European music academies. Together they form a dynamic ensemble performing a huge range of chamber music on an international level.

Their Club Inégales performance will shine a light on the ensemble’s cellist Jonathan Slaatto who’s career has brought him a great deal of success notably as a BBC New Generation artist and as a soloist with BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Danish National Symphony Orchestra.

Notes Inégales will perform first followed by a solo set by Ensemble Midtvest.  Finally the two groups will join to present a specially prepared set.

Bar from 7pm, performances from 8pm.

More about Ensemble MidtVest

Founded in 2002, Ensemble MidtVest consists of a string quartet, a wind quintet, and a pianist. The ensemble is renowned for its creative programming, pushing the boundaries of the traditional classical concert form through creativity and excellence.

Ensemble MidtVest resides at HEART – Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, an extraordinary venue designed by the American architect Steven Holl in Herning, Denmark.  They perform more than 15 programmes and 80 concerts every year in Denmark and abroad.  International appearances have taken them to Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, the Julliard School of Music in New York, the Musikfestspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, and the Ravenna Festival amongst others.

Performances regularly mix musical styles and art forms and frequently incorporate improvisation, creating the ensemble’s very own sound and musical language.   They are dedicated tobreaking down barriers between musical styles and genres and expanding the performers’ musical intuition and individuality. Assisting in this process, world-renowned Danish jazz pianist Carsten Dahl was appointed the ensemble’s first Artistic Advisor in 2007.

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