We experiment with traditioning and interpretation, and with improvisation as method.What is romantic and what is unromantic? What can an interpretation be? How can we work with creative interpretation? Where does the new begin and where does the old go? What can improvisation with residues and memories, tell about the song that was?
(un)Romantic / Improvising Interpretation
«(un)Romantic / Improvising interpretation» is a duo exploration starting with late romantic songs, led by vocalist Live Maria Roggen and pianist Ingfrid Breie Nyhus.
Glimpse into the process
In this process video we describe our explorations up until December 2022:
The project can also be followed at the project's exposition on Research Catalogue.
January 2022, the EP "Demanten" was published, with Roggen/Nyhus' improvised variants of four songs by Jean Sibelius.Listen to Demanten
Published: Feb 1, 2021 — Last updated: Jan 19, 2023