Arctic Ice Music
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One of Europe’s most accomplished and innovative artists, Terje Isungset marks 20 years of ice music with an extraordinary project that brings together artists with a long tradition of living in arctic conditions.
Inuit, Sami and Siberian singers, alongside Terje’s pioneering ice instruments and Scandinavia’s best jazz musicians, celebrate ancient cultures’ longstanding respect for nature through traditional and contemporary music.
Line-up includes from Norway: Terje Isungset on ice instruments, Sami singer Sara Marielle Gaup Beaska, trumpeter Lyder Øverås Røed, singer Maria Skranes and video artist Anastasia Isachsen; Sweden’s Viktor Reuter on double bass; Inuit throat singers Akinisie Sivuarapik and Amaly Sallualuk plus Tuvan throat singer and member of acclaimed band Huun Huur Tu, Radik Tyulyush.
Prepare to be transported by beautiful and ethereal sounds.
Terje Isungset talks to Anneka Sutcliffe
Percussionist Terje Isungset talks to violinist and environmental activist Anneka Sutcliffe about the story behind his ice music project.
Don’t miss this interesting post-show conversation, which will take place after the event at approximately 9pm and is free to everyone with a ticket to the main performance. If you would like to attend this fascinating discussion, you can book your ticket during checkout.
“If you expect this stuff to be cold and unforgiving, you’d be wrong. It’s a chiming, intimate and utterly beautiful world of sound that entrances as much as it avoids any notion of ‘novelty’. Talk about chilled out.” BBC Music
Produced by Sound UK. Funded by Arts Council England.
Pre-event Food & Drink
Enjoy delicious drinks and light bites from our Café Bar ahead of the event.
Available to pre-order when booking your tickets, you can choose from a selection of house drinks on arrival, accompanied by a board of bread, olives and dips (all Vegetarian). Just select which option – for one or two people – you would like, before checkout.
Your pre-ordered food and drink will be available to collect from the Café Bar from 60 minutes before the event. It’s the perfect way to begin your event experience at St George’s!