16 dec Kitchen Orchestra, Christmas concert - Tou Scene, Stavanger
The annual event where NHA is master of ceremonies, pianist and arranger. Kitchen Orchestra is Stavanger's large pool of improvising musicians.
19 nov Obstfelders Orgelnatt, Stavanger konserthus
An evening in Stavanger konserthus' series of Organ Nights, to celebrate the 150 years anniversary of Stavanger-born poet Sigbjørn Obstfelder. NHA is artistic director of the night and plays the organ together with Ståle Storløkken and Daniel Buner Formo - improvised music and Wagner ouvertures. Also appearing: Actor Torbjørn Eriksen, authors Johan Harstad and Fredrik Høyer, Broen, Tord Knudsen, Agatha Wara and Tarik Hindic. See Video of audience portraits by Carsten Aniksdal - video of Obstfelder poem on Concert Hall Façade by Nils Henrik Asheim.
09 nov PREMIERE - "Beethoven-nummeret", Stavanger konserthus
A new piece for organ, orchestra, recorded voice and audience's mobile phones, by Nils Henrik Asheim. Stavanger Symphony Orchestra. Text: Øyvind Rimbereid. Annual conference of Norsk Kulturråd. See video.
19 oct "En grenseløs ønskekonsert", Uranienborg church, Oslo
A concert of popular organ repertoire and transcriptions, together with Guro Asheim, violin. Music by Grieg, Händel, Thalben-Ball, Borodin, Mascagni, Shostakovitch, Williams, Saint-Saëns, Piazzolla and Tveitt.
09 oct Kitchen Orchestra & Hilmar Jensson - Tou Scene, Stavanger
Pianist in improv concert with Icelandic composer/guitarist Hilmar Jensson. Kitchen Orchestra
15 sep PREMIERE - Sudden Landscapes
Permiere of new work for organ and orchestra, Stavanger Concert Hall. Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, cond.James Feddeck, Nils Henrik Asheim: organ. Sudden Landscapes is a large-scale symphonic painting where the organ and the orchestra continuously exchange sounds and blend in different ways. Sudden Landscapes is commisioned by Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, with support from the Norwegian Cultural Fund.
28 aug Bli kjent med orgelet
Ghislain Gourvennec and Nils Henrik Asheim perform and show you the organ of Stavanger konserthus
06 aug Pilegrim i orgelsko - Nidarosdomen, Trondheim
A pedagogical project with organ pupils. The project was prepared through a workshop in Trondheim in May. All 10 pupils (age 8 to 19) performe two pieces each, and participated in group improvisations. Two new cycles by NHA are premiered: "Small things I have found" and "Stop Motion Toccatas".
22 apr PREMIERE - Orgelskipet, new work for organ, sinfonietta orchestra and carillon
Orgelskipet starts with music from the carillon, outside the church before the start of the concert. At the start of the concert, organ and orchestra blend into the carillon sound and take over. Vegar Sandholt, carillon, Bjørn Andor Drage, organ, Arctic Sinfonietta, cond.Kai Grinde Myrann. Bodø International Organ Festival.
23 apr Orgelnatt
In the spirit of the Organ nights in Stavanger konserthus, NHA is staging this evening in Bodø Cathedral. Four organists, Bjørn Andor Drage, Mikael Rönnberg, Carl-Henrik Buschmann and Nils Henrik Asheim. Iranian singer Mahsa Vahdat, Ensemble Ylajali, Anne-Liis Poll, Ruth Wilhelmine Meyer, dancers from Pias Ballettstudio and Tord Knudsen, light design. Video of Prince tribute: Purple Rain, 4 organs.
1 apr PREMIERE - Wind Sculptures
At the opening of Orgelkraft, NHA's new piece Wind Sculptures for Sheng and orchestra, is premiered by Wu Wei and Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, cond.Rossen Gergov.
1-3 apr Orgelkraft festival - Stavanger konserthus
3 days of concerts and explorations. Orgelkraft is a new festival created by NHA, which will possibly happen every third year in Stavanger konserthus. Stavanger Symfoniorkester, Wu Wei, Björn Steinar Solbergsson, Christian Schmitt, Anna von Hausswolff, Ådne Sæverud, John Derek Bishop, Bow To Each Other, Guttorm Andreasen, Hagit Yakira, Hampus Lindwall, Aurélie Franck, Cindy Castillo Morten Qvenild, Sigbjørn Apeland, Viola Organista/Slawomir Zubrzycki, Sarah Kim.
28 feb Concert on harmonium, melodica etc at Norsk Barnemuseum
23 jan Orgelets Ønskekonsert - Stavanger konserthus
The 3rd edition of the Audience Favourites concert. Organists: Gunnar Petersen-Øverleir, Babett Hartmann and NHA. See video.