Neighbourhood was commissioned for a performance curated by ensemble musiCon at Chiak Art Center, Wonju, Korea in October, 2021. It was shot and recorded in Ytre Arna, Bergen, Norway.
Oslo-Emmaus (2021 Edit)
Oslo-Emmaus was created in 2011 for Ensemble Fanfaronner – Charlotte Lund Sager, Ingvild Storhaug and Marita Vårdal Igelkjøn – who all appear in the film. The version presented here is shorter than the original, which acted as a kind of guide or score for the three musicians, who also performed live. Oslo-Emmaus was premiered in 2011 as part of a Borealis festival event, which took place in the historic Norwegian industrial town of Odda.
For one – for many – for all
For one – for many – for all is part of the final presentation of Thorolf Thuestad’s PhD project at the University of Bergen, Faculty of Art, Design and Music; Emotional machines – Composing for unstable media. A co-production between the University of Bergen, BIT Teatergarasjen, M12 Kultur and Lydgalleriet. Performers: 15 kinetic figures, Alwynne Pritchard, Caroline Eckly, Jostein Gundersen. Musical and movement material performed by humans was developed with and by the performers. Kinetic figures/composition/sound design/choreography/system development: Thorolf Thuestad. Lights: Silje Grimstad. Custumes: Maria Victoria Høvring Høeg. The performance was presented by Bit Teatergarasjen. at 18 – 20.06.2021. Cornerteateret, Bergen, June 18th-20th, 2021. Video: Ben Speck, Ronald Toppe. Edit: Thorolf Thuestad.
Time Capsule (Zwischen Uns)
Time Capsule (Zwischen Uns) was made for, and features members of, ensemble consord. It was recorded in 2020, during the covid 19 pandemic lockdown. Pavel Tseliapniou – flute, Tamon Yashima – oboe, Hyunjung Kim – clarinet, Eugénie Ricard – bassoon, Enrico Taubmann – saxofone, Timothy Page – french horn, Norbert Fabritius – trumpet, Karsten Süßmilch – trombone, Jan Termath – tuba, Gereon Voß – percussion, Deborah Rawlings – piano, Stephan Wolke – electric guitar, Constantin Herzog – double bass.
DOG/GOD II, trailer
In 2015, Alwynne Pritchard premiered her solo DOG/GOD show at the Bergen International Festival with 8 specially commissioned vocal/physical performance miniatures. For this year’s Oktoberdans, she presented 9 new pieces: Alec Hall, Misophonia, Ruben Sverre Gjertsen, With zitterings of flight released and twinglings of twitchbells, Eva Pfitzenmaier, Agility, Laura Bowler, Dog Brush (featuring video interview with visual artist Paula Rego), Kaj Aune, Today I have been a bad dog, from now on will try to be better, more generous and kind towards others, Sigurd Fischer Olsen, Hand of Dog, Gundega Šmita, Sisyphus, Thorolf Thuestad, Nether, Dániel Péter Biró, And the Flesh (Uvasar). Oktoberdans festival 2020, USF studio, Bergen, Oct 27th. Video: Manuel Madsen. Edit: Alwynne Pritchard
ALWYNNE PRITCHARD: nearly, very nearly
Performed by Philip Walton (viola), from the Ulster Orchestra. BBC radio 3, July 23rd, 2020
HEART OF GLASS
Video documentation of Alwynne Pritchard´s Heart Of Glass world premiere at London Contemporary Music Festival, performed by Zubin Kanga (piano). Ambika P3, London, Dec 11th, 2019. Live concert footage and edit: Reuben Penny. Full documentation edit: Aistė Žumbakytė.
Video documentation of Alwynne Pritchard performing inside Dan Mihaltianu´s Discapital installation, marking the end of the 58th Venice Biennale. Romanian Pavilion, Venice, November 23rd, 24th, 2019. Camera, video edit: Dan Mihaltianu.
NOTELANGS: DET GAMLE I DET NYE
Live-stream video documentation of performance by Jostein Gundersen, Ruben Sverre Gjertsen, Alwynne Pritchard and Hans Knut Sveen. Music by Jacopo Da Bologna, Antonio Zachara da Teramo, Ruben Sverre Gjertsen and Alwynne Pritchard. Litteraturhuset, Bergen, September 30th, 2019.
Video documentation of Neither Nor (Norway) and Scènes-théâtre-cinéma (France) co-production UNDERGROUND. Filmed at TNG, Lyon on April 5th 2019 and Cornerteater, Bergen on August 31st, 2019. Camera: Domizia Tosatto, Paolo Vincent, Mehdi Baouzzi, Arngrimur Árnason. Video edit: Pierre Grange
STAMP CLUB REPORT 1980
Extracts from two performances and one rehearsal of Stamp Club Report 1980 with Cèdric Beguin,Ann-Kristin Bjerknes, Irene Brendehaug, Eileen Dalland, Alexander Fiske Fosse, Trine Hofsvik Strønen, Marta Jacob, Alastair Jenkins, Claudia Klasicka, Kristin Mestad, Philip Njaidi, Hanna Pherson, Artur Ribeiro, Domantas Samaitis, Tanja Silvestrini, Ingvild Sol, Vincent Stephen, Jose Smith Vargas and Aistė Žumbakytė. Østre – House for Sound Art and Electronic Music and Visningsrom USF, Bergen, 2018. Video edit: Aistė Žumbakytė.
A collaborative composition between Alwynne Pritchard and the Splitter Orchester with ensemble mosaik, conducted by Ilan Volkov. Radialsystem V, Berlin, October 28th, 2018. Video co-ordinator: Carlos Bustamante. Vidoegraphy: Carlos Bustamante, Tom Hornig, Boriana Pandova.
UP WITHOUT AN INSISTENT CASTING AWAY
Full documentation of the Grieg Academy semester opening performance. This was created using text pieces from the specially commissioned book up without an insistent casting away, published to celebrate the opening of Snøhetta’s new building for the Department of Fine Art, and the Department of Design for the newly created faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design at the University of Bergen. The performance was created in collaboration with KMD students Daniela Bergschneider, Signe Blåvatten, Daaf Brouwers, Haruka Fukao, Laura Gaiger, Nayara Leite, Éléa Menager, Laura Ociepa, Johan Schreiner, Peter Voss-Knude, Emilie Wright. Bergen, August 25th, 2018. Video edit: Aistė Žumbakytė.
WHEELS WITHIN WHEELS, CHRISTIEKONFERANSEN PRESENTATION
Video documentation of the UiB Wheels Within Wheels research project Christiekonferansen presentation with Kjetil Almenning, Ruben Sverre Gjertsen, Jostein Gundersen, Ingvill Holter, Alwynne Pritchard and Hans Knut Sveen. Bergen, April 25th, 2018.
WHEELS WITHIN WHEELS, MOUVANCE: INTONATION
Video documentation of the UiB Wheels Within Wheels research project presentation by Alwynne Pritchard. Bergen International Festival, T-Michael, May 28th, 2018. Camera: Aistė Žumbakytė, Domantas Samaitis, Marijana Barbu. Edit: Aistė Žumbakytė.
UP WITHOUT AN INSISTENT CASTING AWAY
Extracts of the key ceremony performance of text pieces from the specially commissioned book up without an insistent casting away, published to celebrate the opening of Snøhetta’s new building for the Department of Fine Art, and the Department of Design for the newly created faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design at the University of Bergen. The performance was developed in collaboration with KMD students Oda Ese, Alexander Fiske Fosse, Kajsa Haagen, Gunhild Sannes Larsen, Hanna Pherson, Marthe Serck-Hanssen, Tanja Silvestrini, Henrik Skauge and Katrine Østergaard. They were joined for the performance by Philipo Njaidi, Vilde Jensen and Thorolf Thuestad. Bergen, 2017
James W. Iman, piano. Chatham University, USA, 2017
Alpaca Ensemble at Avant Garden, Trondheim for Fail better… Becket@111 festival, 2017. Video: Alice Winnberg.
Kammerkoret GNEIS, Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek. Borealis Festival 2017. Commissioned with funds from Arts Council Norway. Text: Erlend Nødvedt. Audio: Thorolf Thuestad. Video: Aida Boukenter.
Video trailer. Alpaca Ensemble (Else Bø, Sigrid Stang and Marianne Baudouin Lie) with Alwynne Pritchard. Camera: Alice Winnberg. Edit: Alwynne Pritchard.
VITALITY FORMS SOLO PERFORMANCES TEASER
VITALITY FORMS 2
The Holon Scratch Orchestra: Tzipi Dabach, Duba Levanon, Ruti Levy, Dina Menahem, Lea Poni, Dorit Pintu, Shosh Charhi and Ada Rahamim. With Alwynne Pritchard, Amnon Wolman and Tom Soloveitzik. Documentation of live performance at Tmuna Theatre, as part of the Tectonics festival Tel Aviv on November 26th, 2016. Video: Shali Boharon.
VINKO GLOBOKAR, METAMORPHOSIS
Alwynne Pritchard performs Vinko Globokar’s Metamorphosis, specially commissioned for her DOG/GOD project. Tectonics festival, Tmuna theatre, Tel Aviv, November 23rd, 2016. Video: Shali Boharon.
BIT20 ENSEMBLE (COND. CHRISTIAN KARLSEN) WITH ALWYNNE PRITCHARD (VOICE/PERCUSSION)
Santa Bušs – méristème
Andris Dzenītis – tra(N)ce
Gundega Šmite – Rain Songs 8’ (Alwynne Pritchard, voice)
Vinko Globokar – Kaleidoskop im Nebel
Vinko Globokar – Metamorphosis (Alwynne Pritchard, voice & percussion)
Arena festival, Riga, November 8th, 2016
LA PAZZA DELLA PORTA ACCANTO – THEATRE ACTION BASED ON THE LIFE OF THE POET ALDA MERINI – EXTRACT
Alwynne Pritchard performs Andrea Cavallari’s LA PAZZA DELLA PORTA ACCANTO, featuring Gwyn Pritchard’s …What’s it all about? and Helmut Oehring’s LostDog. With Michael Greco, electronics. Firenze Suona Contemporanea, Semiottagono della Murate, September 29th 2016. Video: Veronica Citi.
Langham Research Centre: Iain Chambers, Philip Tagney & Robert Worby, with Alwynne Pritchard. Texts drawn from the speeches of Barack Obama. Filmed at the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. With special thanks to Kyrie James, The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom & Bergen Kommune. Camera: Alex Healey & Ekaterina Ochagavia. Edit: Alwynne Pritchard.
ALWYNNE PRITCHARD TALKS ABOUT HER WORK ROCKABY
Alwynne Pritchard talks about her work Rockaby in advance of the world premiere performance by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, cond. Ilan Volkov, Tectonics Glasgow, 2016.
Documentation (full) of the Scènes Théâtre Cinéma/Neither Nor (Alwynne Pritchard and Thorolf Thuestad) co-production, which premiered at the Théâtre du Point du Jour, Lyon, on January 21st, 2016. Video: Pierre Grange.
THE ART OF VIOLIN PLAYING
Documentation (extracts) of the Neither Nor (Alwynne Pritchard and Thorolf Thuestad) work-in-progress performance at o espaço do tempo, Montemor-o-novo, August 29th, 2015. Camera: Yaniv Cohen. Edit: Alwynne Pritchard
Documentation (extracts) from the world premiere performance at the 2015 Bergen International Festival of Alwynne Pritchard’s project for solo performer. Featuring specially commissioned works by Adam de la Cour, Vinko Globokar, Hollie Harding, Felix Kubin, Helmut Oehring, Trond Reinholdtsen, François Sarhan, Gerhard Stäbler & Øyvind Torvund. Camera: Karoline Finnema. Edit: Alwynne Pritchard.
Trailer video for Alwynne Pritchard’s new project for solo performer, which will be premiered at Bergen International Festival on June 4th, 2015. Featuring new works by Vinko Globokar, Felix Kubin, Helmut Oehring, Trond Reinholdtsen, François Sarhan, Gerhard Stäbler, Øyvind Torvund, Adam de la Cour & Hollie Harding. Edit: Alwynne Pritchard.
World premiere performance of the Neither Nor production of Homing at the Borealis festival, Bergen. March 11th, 2015. Video: Karoline Finnema & Gunnbjörg Gunnarsdottir.
VITALITY FORMS 1
Vitality Forms 1, created and performed by Alwynne Pritchard. Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf. Video: Younggoo Chang; exhibition, Katharina Grosse – Inside the Speaker.
Extracts from the world premiere performance by Trio Alpaca with Alwynne Pritchard at Dokkhuset, Trondheim. November 24th, 2014. Camera: Alice Winnberg. Edit: Alice Winnberg & Alwynne Pritchard.
EXCERPT FROM JOHN CAGE, ARIA
Performed by Alwynne Pritchard. Presented by Avgarde for BIT20 Ensemble’s 25th Anniversary concert at Logen Theatre, Bergen. September 14th, 2014. Camera: Christopher Salte. Edit: Alwynne Pritchard.
EXCERPT FROM CATHY BERBERIAN, STRIPSODY
Performed by Alwynne Pritchard. Presented by Avgarde for BIT20 Ensemble’s 25th Anniversary concert at Logen Theatre, Bergen. September 14th, 2014. Video: Christopher Salte.
The world premiere performance by Ensemble Ning with Daniel Paulsen (marimba), Schola Cantorum (cond. Philip Hannevik) + the composer (voice). BUL teatersal, Ultima festival, Oslo. September 11th, 2014. Edit: Alwynne Pritchard.
Extracts from the world premiere performance at the Only Connect festival, Diorama, Oslo. With Adam de la Cour & Stine Janvin Motland (voices), Zubair Ali Syed (voice and harmonium) and Thorolf Thuestad (live electronics). May 22nd, 2014. Video: Alwynne Pritchard.
GERHARD STÄBLER, CHANGE!
Performed by Alwynne Pritchard as part of her opening speech as artistic director of the Borealis festival 2014. This was Alwynne’s final festival as director and Stäbler composed the piece specially for the event. March 19th, 2014. Camera: Karoline Finnema. Edit: Alwynne Pritchard.
CHRISTIAN WOLFF, EDGES
Performed by Øyvind Skarbø (percussion), Else Olsen S (piano), Stephan Meidell (guitar), Alwynne Pritchard (voice), Thorolf Thuestad (electronics) & Øyvind Storesund (double bass) at Borealis Festival satellite event, Bergen. March 8th, 2014.
DOCUMENTATION HIGHLIGHTS OF BULL’S EYE FOR MARSEILLE-PROVENCE EUROPEAN CITY OF CULTURE 2013