Celebrating their new album New Orchestral Hits 4 Kids with two concerts, one in English, one in Norwegian.
Calling all English-speaking children in the Oslo area, Calling all English-speaking children in the Oslo area! Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity! Come celebrate the international album release of New Orchestral Hits 4 Kids by Mr. E & Me on NAXOS records.
Mr. E & Me (also popularly known in Norway as Meg og kammeraten min), Oslo Strings, percussionist Heming Valebjørg (Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra) and bassist Ola Høyer join forces to play catchy new contemporary music for kids at Victoria jazzscene on Karl Johan in Oslo.
New Orchestral Hits 4 Kids aims to open ears, young and old to the wonderful sounds of the orchestra while introducing whimsical, imaginative songs about, friendship, forests, wet socks, uncontrollable dancing, space, a robot, a birthday and a beautiful narrative about a girl on the moon. Mr. E & Me is the English language version of Martin and Erik’s highly popular Norwegian project called Meg og kammeraten min. Their previous album, Snydelig, also recorded with The Norwegian Radio Orchestra, received rave reviews and was compared to The Beach Boys masterpiece, Pet Sounds. A live orchestra performance was broadcast on primetime Norwegian Television, NRK, on the Norwegian Constitution Day, May 17th.
Martin Hagfors – voice, guitar, piano, Erik Johannessen – voice, trombone, keyboards, Heming Valebjørg – percussion, Ola Høyer – bass, Lise Sørensen Voldsdal – violin, Lina Årnes – violin, Isa Caroline Holmesland – viola, Kaja Fjellberg Pettersen – cello
For an additional NOK 50, you can see and hear both concerts! The Norwegian one starts at 14.30.