UP WITHOUT AN INSISTENT CASTING AWAY, BERGEN, 2017
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.
DER ZWERG PERFORMED BY JAMES W. IMAN, 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), ARENA FESTIVAL, RIGA, 2016
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)
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.
Trailer video for a series of short performance pieces created and performed by Alwynne Pritchard. Camera: Sarah Tricker. Edit: Alwynne Pritchard.
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.
Presented as part of the International Day of Dance 2014 and Dans. Et sted, Bergen. April 29th, 2014. Camera: Bruno Heynderickx & Malte Kebble. Edit: Nicolas Spencer.
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
ERIKA MARRIED THE EIFFEL TOWER
Extracts from the world premiere performance by ensemble recherche at the Ultima festival, Oslo. September 6th, 2013. Video: Alwynne Pritchard.
Trailer video featuring pieces by Alwynne Pritchard, Ole Henrik Moe, Jon Øivind Ness, and Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje inspired by David Bowie’s album Ziggie Stardust and performed by members of the Alpaca trio with Andreas Elvenes and Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje. Video: Sprettert Media.
ERIKA MARRIED THE EIFFEL TOWER
Trailer video featuring members of ensemble recherche. Video: Alwynne Pritchard.
I SAW A MAN
Study for the Bull’s Eye stage production for Marseille City of Culture 2013. Camera: Pedro Lira & Telma Freitas Morna. Edit: Alwynne Pritchard.
WHAT THE THUNDER SAID
Created and performed by Thorolf Thuestad and Alwynne Pritchard, Bergen Kjøtt as part of the Audiatur literature festival. April 14th, 2012. Camera: Beate Petersen. Edit: Alwynne Pritchard.
Written for Ensemble Fanfaronner, this film forms part of the score for the piece. Video: Alwynne Pritchard.
WEEP YOU NO MORE SAD FOUNTAINS
World premiere performance by Fig. (Thorolf Thuestad, Alwynne Pritchard & Claire Zakiewicz) at PointB Worklodge, NYC. July, 2011.
ENGASTROMYTHS; QUAKERS AND SHAMANS
World premiere performance by Fig. (Thorolf Thuestad, Alwynne Pritchard & Claire Zakiewicz) at Landmark, Bergen, 2011.
OBJECTS OF DESIRE
World premiere performance by ensemble recherche at the Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam. October 28th, 2010. Video: Alwynne Pritchard.
World premiere performance by Athelas Sinfonietta at Sound Around, Copenhagen. October 16th, 2007. Camera: Luca Scarzella, Daniele Donati & Sabina Bologna. Edit: Trine Hylander Friis.
INVISIBLE CITIES, Recorded 2006
Short film by Jørg Staeger to Alwynne Pritchard´s Invisible Cities for solo piano, performed by Nicolas Hodges. Based on video footage by Ulrich Bohnefeld recorded in London, 2006. Jørg Staeger’s website.