CALENDAR

2018

28 Jan at 4 pm Gitta-Maria Sjöberg, sopr, and Polina Fradkina, p, 1st performance of 'På Gjennomreise',
3 commissioned songs by Hanne Tofte Jespersen for soprano and piano, to poems by Marit Tusvik.

Venue: Himmelev Sognegård, Østre Kirkevej 2, DK-4000 Roskilde. Organised by Roskilde Music Association

 

2017

Oct Farvespillet / The Play of Colours as project Glostrup District:
2-6 Oct school concerts and workshops at Vestervang, Søndervang, Skovvang, Nordvang
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8 Oct family concert - venue Glostrup Music School, Christiansvej 2, DK-2600 Glostrup

Sept-Oct 'Three tales' w/Ensemble Storstrøm - premiere of Hanne Tofte Jespersen's new commissioned 30 min work venue: KUMUS/Fuglsang

 

16 Aug at 8 pm Duo Kuno Kjærbye & Erik Hildebrandt-Nielsen perform 'Gottorfer Tongewebe' and 'Hommage à Nicolaus Bruhns' during their concert with North-German baroque music and new commissioned pieces.
venue: Gilleleje Kirke, Gilleleje Hovedgade 45, DK-3250 Gilleleje

 

21 June at 2 pm If the Land could Speak 8, closing concert of May-June project, with 1st performance of
Hanne Tofte Jespersen's new piece for choreographed children's voices, French horn, double bass and percussion.

Venue: Himmelev hallen, DK-4000 Roskilde
22-23 June Thorbjørn Gram, Katrine Øigaard, Anders Hvidberg-Hansen & Hanne Tofte Jespersen record HLKT 8
Venue: Gråbrødre Kapel
 
29 Apr 4 pm perf of Duos for violin & orgel in Flensburg
with Kuno Kjærbye og Erik Hildebrandt-Nielsen
Venue: Ansgarkirken, Apenrader Str. 25, 24939 Flensburg, Tyskland
 
28 Apr 7 pm German 1st perf of Duos for violin & orgel at GOTTORFER MUSIK IM LUTHERJAHR 2017
with Kuno Kjærbye og Erik Hildebrandt-Nielsen
Venue: Schloss Gottorf, Schlosskapelle, Schlossinsel 1, 24837 Schleswig (DE)

25 Apr 7:30 pm Danish 1st perf of Duos for violin & orgel with Kuno Kjærbye & Erik Hildebrandt-Nielsen
Venue: Engholm Kirke, Engholm Kirkevej 1, DK-3450 Allerød

 

11 Feb 2 pm
Farvespillet/ The Play of colours with Esbjerg Ensemble
venue: HUSET ESBJERG, Finsensgade 1, DK-6700 Esbjerg - family concert
Also performed as school- & kindergarten concerts 7-8-9-10 Feb at 10 and 12 am

 

2016

17 Dec 2 pm First performance of 'ETRURIA - Suite in 9 movements for violin and double bass'.
Dialogue concert feat. Karen Humle, vl, Ida Bach Jensen cb, Hanne Tofte Jespersen, composer.

Venue: Vendsyssel Art museum, P.Nørkjærs Plads 15, DK- 9800 Hjørring

November OPEN MUSIC-WORK-PLACE with new music work by Hanne Tofte Jespersen for violin and double bass. Featuring Karen Humle, violin, Ida Bach Jensen, double bass, and the composer.
Dates: 5 nov 12-16; 9 Nov 16-20; 11 Nov 12-16; 13 Nov 12-16.
Venue: Museet for Samtidskunst/ The museum of Contemporary Art
, Stændertorvet 3 A, DK-4000 Roskilde
 
27 Oct 4 pm Farvespillet/ The Play of colours with Esbjerg Ensemble
venue: Esbjerg Art Museum, Havnegade 20,DK- 6700 Esbjerg - family concert
Also performed as school concerts in the art museum 26-27-28 Oct at 10 am
 
15 Oct 4 pm 1st performance of 'GOING TO HEAVEN' for TTBBB with Linköping Studentsångare
Venue: Immanuelskyrkan, Södra Promenaden 106, 602 34 Norrköping, Sverige
 
7 October 2 pm If the Land could Speak 7, closing concert of the late summer's project in Viby- & Gadstrup area, with 1st performance of new piece for choreographed children's voices, viola, cello and percussion.
Venue: Dåstrup Skoles hal, Bueager 2,DK- 4130 Viby Sjælland
9.-10. Oct, Anette Slaatto, Caroline Tarras-Wahlberg, Anders Hvidberg-Hansen & Hanne Tofte Jespersen record HLKT 7
Venue: Gråbrødre Kapel

 

21 June at 14-15 If the Land could Speak 6, closing concert of May-June project, with 1st performance of
Hanne Tofte Jespersen's new piece for choreographed children's voices, French horn, cello and percussion.

Venue: Roskilde Katedralskoles festsal, Holbækvej 59, 4000 Roskilde
26.-27. June Thorbjørn Gram, Caroline Tarras-Wahlberg, Anders Hvidberg-Hansen & Hanne Tofte Jespersen record HLKT 6
Venue: Gråbrødre Kapel

 

2015

8. december kl 19.30 1st performance of Hanne Tofte Jespersen's 'Alfagottens Vals /Waltz of the Alfagot' for bassoon, cello, marimba at Anrijs Ivanovskis' debut concert from Royal Danish Academy of Music, commissioned by Anrijs. Venue: Koncertkirken, Blågårds Plads, 2200 Copenhagen N

 

2 Oct 2-3 pm If The Land Could Speak 5, first performance of Hanne Tofte Jespersen's latest interactive piece for choreographed children's voices, recorders, bassoon and percussion, venue: RKS, Holbækvej 59, 4000 Roskilde
 
22 January 7-9 pm Music in Quinoa Health Food, Gullandsstræde 7. 4000 Roskilde. Fee DKK 100.
Quinoa has invited Music for the Mysteries' leader Hanne Tofte Jespersen to talk about how she derives music out of magical tales and mystery traditions and to play some of her music to Celtic mystic Melangell's tale.
Feat. Hanne, voc, piano, together with Kuno Kjærbye, violin, Anders Hvidberg-Hansen, percussion.
Book your seat at tel (+45) 46 36 00 41

 

2014

7.-13. July Iceland tour with Melangell

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9.7. 5 pm Harpa, Reykjavik
12.7. 3 pm Skálholt Summer Concerts at Skálholt Cathedral
13.7. 3 pm Skálholt Summer Concerts at Skálholt Cathedral

 

2013

31 October 5 pm: First performance of Hanne Tofte Jespersen's "The Return of Dame Heurodis from the Otherworld" for organ and bombarde, commissioned by the duo Sven-Ingvart Mikkelsen & Jens Rømer. The composer will introduce her new piece which is on the Breton/ Celtic medieval lai "Sir Orfew".

Musikbureauet, Hillerød District sponsored the commission, and Djbfa supported the concert.
Venue: Frederiksborg Slotskirke, Frederiksværksgade 2 B, DK-3400 Hillerød

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2012

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OCTOBER CD RELEASE 'THE TESTIMONY OF MELANGELL:

25.October "Melangell - Honey Angel " RELEASE-CONCERT
venue: Gl.Vor Frue Kirke, Fruegade 2, 4000 Roskilde

7.30 pm Introduction "Melangell - female saint, mystic, myth" - Composer introduces
8 pm CONCERT

9.10 pm Dialogue with audience, artist talks; interviwer: Bent-Erik Rasmussen.
Collaboration with Franz Schubert Society and Roskilde Cathedral
tickets at the gate DKK 20

 

28. October at 8 pm: 'Melangell - Honey Angel' CHOREOGRAPHED CONCERT - OBS 1.PERF
venue: KoncertKirken, Blågårds Plads 6 A, 2200 Copenhagen N
tickets at the gate DKK 100. Buy CD & ticket together at DKK 200

 


OTHER 2012 EVENTS:

29.March 1.Workshop with Swedish choreographer Sara Ekman, at Forsøgsstationen, Cph V

21.-25.June Recording The Testimony of Melangell for CD with MERIDIAN RECORDS' chief sound engineer Richard Hughes.

16.-17.August: Sara Ekman instructed the ensemble and Annika Hoydal in Ekman's choreography for the Melangell music

21.September - 1. Oct: Composer Hanne Tofte Jespersen travels to Iceland on an artist's visiting grant from Nordic Culture Point.

 

2011

19.August at 2 pm - THE TESTIMONY OF MELANGELL - test performance (SOLD OUT)

20.-21 August at 2 and 5 pm - THE TESTIMONY OF MELANGELL - premiere during Schubertiaden 2011
Venue: Hall 9 at MUSICON, Rabalderstræde, DK-4000 Roskilde

artist talk in Hall 9 : 15 min. with composer, author and visual artist at 2.15 pm and 4.30 pm

27 August at 1.30 and 3.30 pm - THE TESTIMONY OF MELANGELL - 2 performances in installation.
Venue: Kongegaarden, Algade 25, DK-4220 Korsør

4.september at 5 pm - THE TESTIMONY OF MELANGELL - church concert
Venue : Frederiksborg Slotskirke, Frederiksværksgade 2 B, DK-3400 Hillerød

 

PREVIOUS CONCERTS:

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2011

27. February at 5 pm - church concert in Kapernaumskirken, Frederikssundsvej 45, 2400 Kbh NV

2010

30. May at 4 & 7 pm - organ inauguration in Ny Vor Frue Church, Vor Frue Hovedgade 63, 4000 Roskilde
- Music for the Mysteries is featured in commisioned piece for solo singers, mixed choir, violin, double bass and organ. 2 concerts

Concert tour on The FAROE ISLANDS:

17. & 18. June 1-5 pm - "Musicians at the Museum" at Listasavn / The Faroese Art Museum, Tórshavn

20.June 4 pm - church concert in Gøta Kirkja

22.June 7.30 pm - church concert in Vesturkirkjan, Tórshavn

all 4 concerts in the Faroe Islands are part of the festival programme Summartónar

BORNHOLM:

25.-28. November we worked on Melangell-music in Bornholm, thanks to DJBFA - and performed an afternoon concert Sunday:

28. November at 2.30 pm - concert in Svanekegaarden, Skippergade 6, 3740 Svaneke

 

2009

20. September 3-5 pm "MUSIC FOR THE WESTERN MYSTERY TRADITIONS - introductions and concert - presentation of CD
- venue: Dyssegårdskirken, Dyssegårdsvej 19, 2900 Hellerup

25. September 8 pm - Roskilde Domkirke, Domkirkepladsen, 4000 Roskilde

27. September 4 pm - Asnæs Church, Asnæs Kirkevej 10, 4550 Asnæs. Organiser: Musik i Asnæs (chamber music association)

 

2008

27.January 2.30 pm - Ny Vor Frue Kirke

27.April 2 pm - The Museum of Copenhagen / Københavns Bymuseum. "Intro to the concert " 12.30-1.30 pm.
Tickets at the gate, DKK 140 (incl. admission to the collections and exhibitions of the Museum which is open from 10am to 4 pm)

30. August - The Museum of Contemporary Art, Stændertorvet 3 A, 4000 Roskilde "MUSICIANS IN THE MUSEUM" 12-4 pm:
OPEN-REHEARSAL-DAY / "WANDERING CONCERTS" in the exhibition rooms
31. August
- The Museum of Contemporary Art, Stændertorvet 3 A, 4000 Roskilde "MUSICIANS IN THE MUSEUM" from 12 noon.
CONCERT in "Landemodesalen" 2 pm. Reserve free concert ticket: phone 46 31 65 70 or mail enrico@samtidskunst.dk

3.-8.September - tour in ENGLAND & WALES:
5.9. National Museum Cardiff at 12 noon
6.9. Dion Fortune Seminar 2008, Glastonbury - tickets: Company of Avalon
7.9. Glastonbury Abbey at 2.45 pm

11.September - Kalundborg Museum, Adelgade 23, 4400 Kalundborg - "MUSICIANS IN THE MUSEUM" 11 am - 4 pm:
OPEN-REHEARSAL-DAY in "Riddersalen"

12.September - Vestsjællands Kunstmuseum, Storgade 9, 4180 Sorø - "MUSICIANS IN THE MUSEUM": 10 am- 2 pm
incl. WORKSHOPS for invited high school students 10-11.30 am & 12.15-1.45 pm

13.September - Vestsjællands Kunstmuseum, Storgade 9, 4180 Sorø - "MUSICIANS IN THE MUSEUM" 12 - 2 pm :
"INTRODUCTIONS TO CONCERT" in the exhibition rooms

13.September - CONCERT at Sorø Klosterkirke, Akademigrunden 4, 4180 Sorø at 4 pm (admission free)

14. September - Kalundborg Museum , Adelgade 23, 4400 Kalundborg - "MUSICIANS IN THE MUSEUM" from 12 noon"INTRODUCTIONS TO CONCERT" in the museum. CONCERT in "Riddersalen" at 2 pm.

20. September - Odsherreds Kunstmuseum Malergården, Plejerupvej 10, 4571 Grevinge : "MUSICIANS IN THE MUSEUM" 12 - 4 pmOPEN-REHEARSAL-DAY in the studio and home of the Swane family of artists.

21. September - Odsherreds Kunstmuseum Malergården, Plejerupvej 10, 4571 Grevinge : "MUSICIANS IN THE MUSEUM":
from 12 noon "INTRODUCTIONS TO CONCERT" in the museum. CONCERT in "Stalden" at 2 pm.

 

 

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