Upcoming projects 2020

Upcoming projects 2020

We have planned a few nice projects for the remaining of 2020 and are bringing in some excellent people to work with us. Dates are not set yet, but will be annonced here and in social media when it gets closer. We always encourage new artists to join us, and...
Recording in Duper Studio

Recording in Duper Studio

In January 2018 we went into Duper studio to record Ad-lib and Li4, two improvising framework pieces we commissioned from composer Knut Vaage and improviser Per Zanussi. These where pieces initiated already in 2015/16 but we decided to do another round, work more in...
Concert with Mike Cooper

Concert with Mike Cooper

On October 31st 2017 BIS did a concert directet by British improv veteran Mike Cooper at Bergen Kjøtt. With Mike conducting and guiding we played to a series of his own films from around the world. The concert was streamed live on facbook, here is a video from the...
Googol at Røkeriet 2014

Googol at Røkeriet 2014

Googol Concert at Røkeriet april 2014 In this massive project we had over 100 musicians on stage, led by Tim Steiner (UK) Using some of his pre composed material as starting points he led us thru everal group rehearsals preparing the material, but also sign based...
BIS celebrates John Cage: Musicircus at Logen, Bergen

BIS celebrates John Cage: Musicircus at Logen, Bergen

To mark the 100th aniversery for late composer John Cage we filled Logen, the big stage, the stairways, upstairs, with over 100 artists taking part in a version of his Musicircus Happening. The performance lasted for 90 minutes and involved musicians, dancers, visual...
Ruben Sverre Gjertsen microtonal organ project

Ruben Sverre Gjertsen microtonal organ project

Extract from a concert in December 2012 in collaboration with composer Ruben Sverre Gjertsen who had constructed a computerbased microtonal organ in MAX, to experiment with systems of intonation. Together we workshopped some of these intonations together with Ruben...