Theatre of Voices was founded by Paul Hillier in 1990 and re-established in Denmark when Hillier moved there in 2003.
Theatre of Voices was founded by Paul Hillier in 1990 and re-established in Denmark when Hillier moved there in 2003. The group presents a wide range of contemporary music, often juxtaposed with elements of early music. Their programmes feature works by Berio, Pärt, Reich, Cage, Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Stockhausen – while among their current favourite ‘early’ composers are Perotin, Dowland, and Buxtehude. Theatre of Voices appears regularly at international venues such as the Edinburgh Festival and Barbican Centre. In 2007 they premiered David Lang’s The Little Match Girl Passion at Carnegie Hall. This piece was commissioned for TOV and won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize.Their CD of the work then received a Grammy Award in 2010. Other recent CDs include Stockhausen’s Stimmung (Copenhagen version), Stories (Berio, Cage, Berberian, and Creator Spiritus with music by Arvo Pärt. TOV has also released Dieterich Buxtehude’s Scandinavian Cantatas – the first in a series of five CDs. Theatre of Voices was nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize 2013.
The festival receives government grants from:Arts Council Norway, City of Bergen and Hordaland county.
Office address:Vaskerelvsmauet 6, 5014 Bergen
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