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Håkon Kornstad / Kork: Kornstad + Kork – live

Marechiare (Tosti. arr Håkon Kornstad, inspired by Mario Lanza) · En svane (Grieg, arr Erlend Skomsvoll) · Plystre (Kornstad, arr Kjetil Bjerkestrand) · Nadir (Bizet, Kornstad) · L´Ultima Canzone (Tosti, arr. Håkon Kornstad) · Di Tu Semore… Fedele (Verdi, arr Erlend Skomsvoll) · Aba (Kornstad)

Håkon Kornstad Ensemble: Håkon Kornstad – tenor, tenor saxophone, sansula, whistling · L ars Henrik Johansen – piano, celesta, harpsichord · Sigbjørn Apeland – harmonium · Per Zanussi – double bass · Øyvind Skarbø – drums · Kork - The Norwegina Radio Orchestra · Christian Eggen, conductor

Tenor Battle with strings! This new CD features the highlights from two sold out concerts in “Store Studio” at the Norwegian Broadcasting in Oslo, March 2017. Håkon Kornstad with his ensemble, and the legendary Kringkastingsorkesteret (Norwegian Radio Orchestra aka KORK), conducted by Christian Eggen.

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Kornstad + Kork – the Norwegian Radio Orchestra.

This new CD features the highlights from two sold out concerts in ‘Store Studio’ at the Norwegian Broadcasting in Oslo, March 2017. Håkon Kornstad with his ensemble, and the legendary Kringkastingsorkestret (Norwegian Radio Orchestra aka KORK), conducted by Christian Eggen.

Tenor Battle with strings! This collaboration marks an exciting continuation of the critically acclaimed Tenor Battle album from 2015. Now with a full symphonic orchestra, Kornstad delivers a seamless mix between classical songs (F.P. Tosti’s “Marechiare” and “L’Ultima Canzone”), opera arias (G. Bizet’s “Nadir’s aria” from Les pêcheurs de perles) and his own creative input, both as jazz saxophonist, in his scores, or in the improvisations with his ensemble.

The concert will be aired on Norwegian TV on October 29, and also on Radio P2. Stay tuned!

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This new CD features the highlights from two sold out concerts in “Store Studio” at the Norwegian Broadcasting in Oslo, March 2017. Håkon Kornstad with his ensemble, and the legendary Kringkastingsorkesteret (Norwegian Radio Orchestra aka KORK), conducted by Christian Eggen.

Creative arrangements

Undoubtedly one of Norway’s most exciting arrangers, Erlend Skomsvoll provides a beautiful and Steve Reich-esque version of Edvard Grieg’s “En svane”, while Giuseppe Verdi’s feisty canzone “Di tu se fedel” from the opera Un ballo in maschera is paired with high octane Charles Mingus-like meanderings.

In addition, the album features two instrumental tracks from the 2011 Kornstad solo album Symphonies in My Head — two improvised saxophone pieces tastefully adapted for orchestra. “Plystre” is given a symphonic overhaul by Kjetil Bjerkestrand, while "ABA" is adapted for cello quintet, rounding the album off in a tranquil way.

The concert will be aired on Norwegian TV on October 22, and also on Radio P2. Stay tuned!

Edvard Grieg |Francesco Paolo Tosti |Georges Bizet |Giuseppe Verdi |Håkon Kornstad |Lars Henrik Johansen |Norwegian Radio Orchestra |Øyvind Skarbø |Per Zanussi |Sigbjørn Apeland

Release date: 27.10.2017

EAN : 7033662045686

Cat.No.: GRCD4568

Priskategori : CD