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150th anniversary

Composer: Carl Nielsen

Worldwide Tribute 

The world famous composer, Carl Nielsen (1865-1931) is being celebrated around the world as he would have turned 150 year old in 2015.

International Society invites you to celebrate Carl Nielsen´s anniversary. Ensemble MidtvestBlack Box dance Company and Midtvest Pigekor (Girl Choir) will perform the play "The Mother" in Herning church.

Carl Nielsen is considered one of the greatest Danish composers and he was born in 1865 on Funen. He was educated at the Academy of Music in Copenhagen in 1884.

He has written several songs that today is part of the national heritage and represent a common meeting ground for all Danes. Besides these songs, he also wrote extremely complex and radical symphonic songs.

Ensemble MidtvestMidtvest´s Pigekor and Black Box dance Company will perform an excerpt from Helge Rode´s play "The Mother" retold by the famous actress Kirsten Olesen. In addition to the music from "The Mother", that includes "The Fog Will Lift", Carl Nielsen´s Wind Quintet from 1922 will be performed too.

Program:
Fantasy pieces, Op 2, arr. for odoe and string trio by Hans Abrahamsen
Wind Quintet, opus 43
Four songs by Midtvest´s Pigekor
Excerpts from "The Mother", retold by actress Kirsten Olesen (in Danish):
- "The Children Play for Solo-flute"
- "The Fog Will Lift for Flute and Harp"
- "Faith and Hope Plays for Flute and Viola"
- Songs arranged by the church´s girl choir

Tickets:
Members and friends of International Society can buy tickets and get a discount. 
The normal price per ticket is 120 kroner.
Price per ticket bought through International Society is 100 kroner

Buy your ticket here!

Deadline for registration: June 4. at 14:00

When and where:
June 9, 2015 at 19:30
Herning Kirke
Østre Kirkevej 1,
7400 Herning