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Concept Art Orchestra & Helge Sunde: Music for Lights and Shadows

Department 58 – International Relations
Department 58 – International Relations


Region National coverage
Title of the ProgrammeCulture
Title of the ProjectConcept Art Orchestra & Helge Sunde: Music for Lights and Shadows
Project Website


Number of the ProjectKU-CA2-027
Project Promoter

Concept Art Organising

Project Partner from Donor State

Komponistbingen (Norway)

Czech Partner



Estimated project duration: 1/2023–11/2023

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Target group: artists, students, general public

Total Eligible Costs

82 011 EUR


73 810 EUR (90 %)

Project description:

The project Music for Lights and Shadows will give eight composers the possibility to create a brand new concert program inspired by the works of Norwegian photographers. The feature composers will be members of the group Prague Six, J. Mazura and Helge Sunde who will continuously give feedback to the other composers. The Norwegian trombonist H. Sunde is an internationally renowned composer in the field of modern rhythmical music.

There is a high chance of creating a concert program of supreme quality under H. Sunde's supervision. The premiere concert will happen at the multifunctional concert hall Dox+. A few days later, the music will be performed at two Czech prestigious jazz festivals JazzFestBrno and Jazz Goes to Town in Hradec Kralove. The fourth and last concert will be at the well-known Norwegian venue Victoria Nasjonal Jazzscene in Oslo. The originality of the project lies in the effort to expand the repertoire of modern music written for an unusual size of a jazz orchestra.

The project will enrich the cultural offer in individual metropolises and also has the potential to attract a broader audience because it connects with visual arts (screening of the photos connected with the play of lights and shadows at the scene).