Thors Hammer & Notker

Tuesday, Feb 1st 2011 - 8:00pm
Arranged by: Ars Nova Copenhagen

The world premiere of Thor's Hammer by our composer in residence, Askell Masson. The 12th-century Icelandic poem recounts a story from the Eddas about how Thor´s hammer was stolen by Thrymur. The concert also features the European premiere of Notker by Pablo Ortiz drawing on autobiographical anecdotes by the 9th century monk Notker Balbulus.


Pablo Ortiz Notker, for male voices & organ
Kevin Volans Walking Song, for organ
Pablo Ortiz In Monte Oliveti (5 motets, no. 1)
Pablo Ortiz O vos Omnes (5 motets, no. 2)
Peter Maxwell Davies Psalm 124 (after David Peebles), for organ
Pablo Ortiz Laboravi i genitu meo (5 motets no. 3)
Judith Weir Wild, Mossy Mountains, for organ
Pablo Ortiz Haec Dies (5 motets, no. 4)
Pablo Ortiz Epithalamica (5 motetter, nr. 5)
James MacMillan Wedding Introit, for organ
  short intermission
Askell Masson  Thors Hammer, world premiere