The vocal ensemble "Cantare" in Fredrikstad, Norway has this winter worked intensively with their project "Folksongs from Østfold county". Wednesday 21th september yhey will give world premiere to this proprem, that contains 8 new compositions by Henrik Ødegaard, based on old melodies fróm Østfold. The first performance is in Litteraturhuset, Fredrikstad, and the next evening the program will be repeated in Sarpsborg church.
Liv Ulvik (folk singer) and Marianne Tomasgård (fiddler) vil perform local songs and fiddle pieces, together and separately. Both musicians are well respected performers, and this evenings the have found exiting music fra Østfold county.
Conductor for the vocal ensemble and inspiring motor for the project is Randi Margrethe Clausen Aarflot.