This spring in Aarhus will see a couple of familiar faces from IFA in a slightly unusual connection to musical performances. They have all promised not to sing, though!
Quantum Music 2017 is a concert event inspired by quantum physics and the behaviour of Bose-condensates. Composer of BEC-MUSIC is Kim Helweg. The Aarhus Sinfonietta and a solo cellist will perform the concert, and professor Klaus Mølmer will give an introduction to the weird world of quantum mechanics with his usual high spirits and striking metaphors. This event is a part of the Open University "Festival of the Century".
Quantum Music 2017. Saturday 4 March 14:30-16:00 at Dokk1, Aarhus Harbour
Tickets are Dkr. 100,- and reservations are mandatory via this link (in Danish only).
"A Universe from Nothing" is an event consisting of an introduction and a concert performed by Aarhus Sinfonietta and the GAIA choir. Composer is Niels Martinsen and the libretto is by Anja Andersen of the Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen University. The theme is the development of the Universe from Big Bang and far into the future.
Wednesday 5 April 2017 19:30. Dokk1, Aarhus Harbour. Admission is free, on a first-come-first-serve basis.
SAC's Ole J. Knudsen will give an introduction to the science behind the concert, from nothing to loneliness. After this, Aarhus Sinfonietta and the GAIA choir will perform the concert "A Universe from Nothing".
Saturday 29 April 14:30-17:45. The Aula, Aarhus University main building. Tickets are Dkr 150,- incl. coffee and cake, and reservations are mandatory via this link (in Danish only).
Anja Andersen, NBI and Steen Hannestad, IFA will give an introduction to the Universe from Big Bang and far into the future. After this Aarhus Sinfonietta and the GAIA choir will perform the concert "A Universe from Nothing".
A Universe from Nothing is also performed in Copenhagen on 30 April and at a series of closed concerts a.o. on Danish gymnasia.
A Universe from Nothing is part of the project Origins2017. In August-September an opera titled Darwin and an oratory titled Evolution! will première, and in October the big-band symphony Solar Walk will be performed in Aarhus and other places in Denmark. Follow this link.