Pinquins


 
 

Pinquins is a percussion trio based in Oslo, Norway. The trio was established in 2008, and the current members are Sigrun Rogstad Gomnæs, Johanne Byhring and Ane Marthe Sørlien Holen.

Pinquins has produced and presented a number of concerts and tours in Norway, Sweden, Iceland, England, Wales, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Iceland and Australia. In addition to this, they have performed at festivals such as The Ultima Oslo Contemporary Festival, The Bergen International Festival, The Øya Festival, Only Connect Festival, Nordic Music Days, Cycle festival for Music and Art, The THEMUS Festival (Gothenburg), Blurred Edges, and collaborations with Ny Musikk (Norwegian section of the ISCM). Pinquins collaborated in 2014-2016 with Curated Place (UK) in the project “Moving Classics – Network for New Music”, which involved composers from all over Europe, and performers from Norway, Iceland and UK. Pinquins also tours regularly as part of The Norwegian Concert Institute’s school program, and have commissioned works from numerous composers.

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