Tagged: Nils Økland

Storm Weather Shanty Choir is coming to the US

The Norwegian ensemble Storm Weather Shanty Choir from Stord, Hordaland will perform in Maine and New York City this September The indie folkrock choir/band Storm Weather Shanty Choir, from the seaside and west coast...

Monograph by a master of Norway’s national instrument

Nils Økland, from Haugesund is a renowned master of Norway’s national instrument the Hardanger fiddle. However, his musical outlook is far wider than just traditional music and his contributions diverse. Both as an instrumentalist...

Norway’s mountains alive with the sound of ice music

Never has the phrase “sends shivers down your spine” more aptly described a musical concert. Inside a large snow arena tucked away in Norway’s mountains, spectators marvelled as musicians performed for two days using...