posted by Sarabain
The Stove 100 High Street Dumfries DG12BN
Beautiful, meditative soundscapes blending everyday sounds, melody and improvisation and working with the natural ambience and acoustics of the performance space.
Maja Bugge is a Norwegian cellist, composer and cello teacher based in Lancaster, UK. Since 1998 she has created a large body of work both as a solo artist and in collaboration with others for a number of organisations and companies that include Lancaster Institute of Contemporary Art (LICA), Oslo Moderne Teater, the National Theatre Oslo, Beaivvas Theater, NING, Katma Productions and Opera Omnia.
“It was captivating to observe Bugge improvising with her surroundings” The New York city Jazz Record
“Cellist Maja Bugge is all about location, sitting amidst snake-coils of rope in Hardanger Boat Preservation Centre as she damps her strings with lime-tree sinew, making them sound keelhauled” Nick Hasted, Jazzwise
“Brilliant. Thank you for including such an original and exciting artist in your festival”
Ribble Valley Jazz Festival 2017.