Simon Christensen's 'Octet' at ISCM 2018

When ISCM World New Music Days 2018 takes place in Beijing in May, Simon Christensen's piece 'Octet' will be performed as Denmark's official selection for the festival.

'Octet' is written for Flute, Clarinet, Percussion, Piano and String Quartet.

The festival is an annual event organised by the International Society for Contemporary Music. Since its first edition in 1923 the ISCM World New Music Days have been hosted by nations worldwide – three times by Denmark (1964, 1983, 1996).

ISCM 2018 takes place 19-26 May and overlaps with Beijing Modern Music Festival. The details of the performance of 'Octet' is not yet announced. In the meantime watch the video recording of the premiere of 'Octet' by Uusinta Chamber Ensemble at The Nordic Music Days 2013 in Helsinki.


See the full list of selected works for ISCM 2018 here.