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Kim Myhr with the AAO

(NORWAY)

Leading light on the Norwegian experimental scene, KIM MYHR, performs in the world premiere of a new piece created especially for the shape-shifting 10-piece, the AUSTRALIAN ART ORCHESTRA. Tailored to the group’s ability to traverse acoustic and electronic textures, MYHR weaves a complex interplay of rhythmic pulses, visceral texture and near psychedelic harmonic density.

KIM MYHR has an established reputation as one of the industries leading contemporary innovators, creating arresting compositions for chamber ensembles, electroacoustic settings and various theatrical projects. These include, most recently, MURAL, with INGAR ZACH and Australian saxophone icon JIM DENLEY, and CIRCADIA with DAVID STACKENÄS, JOE WILLIAMSON, and THE NECKS’ drummer TONY BUCK.

Presented by The SUBSTATION and the MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL.

The Australian Art Orchestra is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

Supported by:
Melbourne International Jazz Festival Australia Council of Arts Hobsons Bay City Council
Image credit: Orfee Schuijt
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