Göteborgs Konserthus Late night: Organ impro in the gaming world

An audiovisual experience with improvisation to moving image by Jon Rafman with organist Hampus Lindwall, in collaboration with the GAS-Festival and Gothenburg International Organ Festival.

Concert length: 1 h Scene: Stora salen
210-290 SEK Student 105-145 SEK

When the autumn darkness descends, the Paris-based organist Hampus Lindwall offers a night concert in the Great Hall. Come and feel the room vibrate in an audiovisual experience with improvisation to moving image by Canadian artist, filmmaker and essayist Jon Rafman. Hampus Lindwall is active in many fields ranging from contemporary classical to experimental and electronic music.

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Jon Rafman’s artistic work revolves around the emotional, social and existential impact of technology on contemporary life. His artwork has received international attention and was exhibited in 2015 at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal and the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. He is widely known for exhibiting found images from Google Street View in his online artwork 9-Eyes (ongoing 2009).

The organist Hampus Lindwall has released many albums, as a soloist and in collaborations. He is the Titular Organist in the church Saint-Esprit, Paris, and professor of improvisation at the Institut supérieur de Musique et Pédagogie Royal (IMEP) à Namur. He was the last disciple of Rolande Falcinelli and won the 1st prizes in the International improvisation competitions “Orgel ohne Grenzen, Air Art 2003″ in Saarbrücken, Germany, and the “Prix Boëllmann-Gigout”, 2004 in Strasbourg, France.

Göteborg Art Sounds

Göteborg Art Sounds is Sweden’s largest festival for sound art, modern composition, improvisation and electronica. During the festivals, live performances are intertwined with sound installations, pre-recorded sounds and compositions are mixed with live improvisations and sheet music.

Gothenburg International Organ Festival

Gothenburg International Organ Festival 2022 welcomes all ages to a world of passion and sound experiences. The festival is Northern Europe’s largest organ festival and has existed since 1994. A number of great musicians take part in workshops and concerts in Gothenburg’s Concert Hall and in Gothenburg’s largest churches.

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Get to know the organist Hampus Lindwall.

The Concert Hall Organ

The new concert hall organ with its 9 000 pipes is behind the stage and the vibrations from the bass pipes extend under the floor all the way to the middle parquet.

Programme

Lindwall Organ improvisations to film "Minor Deamon" by Jon Rafman 1 h

Participants

Hampus Lindwall is a musical artist active in many fields ranging from contemporary classical to experimental and electronic music. He has released many albums, as a soloist and in collaborations. Hampus Lindwall is the Titular Organist in the church Saint-Esprit, Paris, and professor of improvisation at the Institut supérieur de Musique et Pédagogie Royal (IMEP) à Namur. He was the last disciple of Rolande Falcinelli and won the 1st prizes in the International improvisation competitions “Orgel ohne Grenzen, Air Art 2003" in Saarbrücken, Germany, and the “Prix Boëllmann-Gigout”, 2004 in Strasbourg, France.

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