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ALBUM Out 03.09!

This unusual collaboration between one of Germany's finest harpist and two Norwegian Jazz musicians creates an unique and personal contribution to the Scandinavian jazz and classical scene. Audun Aschim Steffensen’s compositions combine melodic passages with improvisational moments, but always keeping a strong dramaturgical picture in mind.
Nordic jazz, sounds from contemporary French and German harp music, thematic ideas from avant-garde theatre and moods towards film music are the musical landscape the trio touches and is inspired by. All conveyed through an acoustic chamber music format.

Audun Aschim Steffensen - guitar and compositions 

Hanna Rabe - Harp

Axel Skalstad - drums and percussion

Check out interview: https://linegeddedahlphotography.squarespace.com/blog/creative-people-series-audun-aschim-steffensen

Check out interview: https://linegeddedahlphotography.squarespace.com/blog/creative-people-series-audun-aschim-steffensen

SCHEDULE

 

2019

DEBUTALBUM OUT 16TH SEPTEMBER: STEFFENSEN (NO) RABE (DE) SKALSTAD (NO)

CURRENTLY WORKING ON

“Anastasis” audiovisual production with photographer André Clemetsen for Nils Petter Molvær and Catharina Chen, Christian Lundqvist for Summer 2019

Film music to the documentary “Liebe Macht Frei”

Film music to TV-series “Blendet”

10th January: Litteraturhuset, Oslo Fra en annen virkelighet, monolog om Gunnvor Hofmo

12th January Oslo, Litteraturhuset Fra en annen virkelighet, monolog om Gunnvor Hofmo

13-16 January Krakow, Working on Polish TV production

18th January Tromsø, International Film Festival, Opening photo exhibition in church with Ingrid Wisur. Music by Piazolla and Audun Aschim Steffensen

18th January Harp Gallerie Camac, Berlin - Metamorphosis Hanna Rabe presents her debut set for prepared and electronic harp with works by Kaija Saariho, Philip Glass, Arvo Pärt, Audun Aschim Steffensen and her own arrangements.

20th January: Litteraturhuset, Oslo Fra en annen virkelighet, monolog om Gunnvor Hofmo

11-17th February Lviv, Ukraina. Project coming up

18-24th February, Oslo Kattateatret,

Also working on:

“Drømmeliste/DRIVE” commission work for the Timani Chamber Orchestra for Winther 2019

Music for the campaign "icare" for Norwegian Association for the Blind/Blindeforbundet starring Ruby Dagnall.

Music for Theatre Play “Mousetrap” by Agatha Christie Kattateatret 2019

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Previous Schedule (from August 2018)

4th August, Ingierstrand bad for The Minister of Climate and the Environment, private event (with Ingrid Mæland)

10th August, Studio Recording (with Ingrid Mæland)

13th August Sentralen, Oslo (Extended Cryptics)

18th August, Oslo, private event (Underholdningsorkesteret)

25th August, Kammermusikk Østfold (Solo percussion piece Cryptics performed by Christian Lundqvist)

28th August SALT, Oslo (Oppstandelsen - premiere for a new piece for Kirkens Bymisjon with texts and photos by André Clemetsen, music by Audun Aschim Steffensen/André Clemetsen with Catharina Chen violin, Johan Lindvall piano, Audun Steffensen guitar and Christian Lundqvist percussion)

31th August SALT, "Tro, Håp og Kjærlighet" Exhibition by André Clemetsen for Barnekreftforeningen/Norwegian Cancer Society for Children. Musical performance by Audun Aschim Steffensen, Catharina Chen and André Clemetsen 6.pm.

1th September - Akershus festning "Verdens kuleste dag" med Underholdningsorkesteret. "Prøv deg som dirigent" 11.pm.

14th September Oslo Kulturnatt: Tøyen, Utekino med "UNO"  André Clemetsen og Catharina Chen med introduksjon av Aksel Hennie

15th September Harp Gallerie Camac, Berlin - Metamorphosis Hanna Rabe presents her debut set for prepared and electronic harp with works by Erik Satie, Philip Glass, Arvo Pärt, Audun Aschim Steffensen (world premiere) and her own arrangements.)

...more updates of 2018/19 coming soon.

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Extended Cryptics
Eira Sjaastad Huse - mezzo-sopran
Ingrid Matilde Mæland - fiolin
Audun Aschim Steffensen - gitarer
Christian Krogvold Lundqvist - slagverk

 
 
 

Contact for collaborations

I'm passionate about contributing to fellow artists achieving their artistic visions as a composer, guitarist and concept developer.

At the moment I have a big curiosity for interdisciplinary projects, working with projects which put together elements from theatre, film, multimedia, dance, music etc.

I have done a lot of concept development, so don't hesitate to contact me, even if there's at an very early stage of the production.

Shoot me a noncommittal message for a chat about your project..

 

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