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"The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between." - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

OSLO KAMMERAKADEMI performs chamber music for winds based on the historical Harmoniemusik instrumentation. Founded by artistic director David Friedemann Strunck, the ensemble has established itself as a leader in Europe, with critically acclaimed CD recordings and invitations to prestigious festivals such as the Rheingau Music Festival, the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Summerwinds Holzbläserfestival Mùˆnsterland, Glogerfestspillene, the Fartein Valen Festival, Trondheim Kammermusikkfest, Stavanger Chamber Music Festival, Valdres Sommersymfoni and Nordic Wind Festival among others.
  Oslo Kammerakademi utilises historical brass instruments in repertoire from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods. This contributes to the ensemble’s authentic sound and historically oriented performances.
  Since it was founded in 2009, Oslo Kammerakademi’s ambition has been to embrace the full range of literature for the Harmonie ensemble – from its origin in Vienna in the 1780s to the music of our own time. It therefore commissions and performs music for Harmonie ensemble, and has collaborated with composers Mert Karabey (Turkey), Magnar Åm, Morten Gaathaug, Ketil Hvoslef, Trygve Brøske, Gisle Kverndokk, and Henrik Hellstenius. Oslo Kammerakademi collaborates regularly with the acclaimed Norwegian string ensemble Ensemble Allegria.
  Oslo Kammerakademi has released several CD recordings. The first three recordings, Beethoven for Wind Octet (LWC1036, released in 2012), Leipzig! (LWC1093, 2014) and the first beauty (LWC1093, 2015), formed a trilogy of Harmoniemusik from three eras. The ensemble has since released Mozart for Wind Octet (LWC1141, 2017) a collaboration with Christian Ihle Hadland, Mozart/Danzi/Beethoven for Piano and Winds (LWC1187, 2019) and Chanson et Danses (LWC1225, 2021). All of their recordings have earned overwhelmingly positive reviews.
  Oslo Kammerakademi holds an annual festival – Ski Hagefestival – in Ski in Akershus, south-east of Oslo. The ensemble is also committed to nurturing coming generations of musicians and holds a yearly summer course for young wind and double bass players.

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