A world premiere performed by Andreas Elvenes bass, and Michael Duch on the double bass – an unusual constellation.
The work has three composers: Maja S. K. Ratkje, Mariam Rezaei and Sofia Jernberg, based on Heine and Schubert’s “Der Dobbeltgänger.”
The text ranges from Heinrich Heine’s text about meeting your double ganger, to the poems of the Persian poet Rumi.
Michael Francis Duch (1978) was born and raised in Trondheim, Norway, and plays the double bass.
He completed his project “Free Improvisation – Method and Genre” as research-fellow at the University of Trondheim (NTNU) late October 2010, where he has been doing research on Free Improvisation and the use of Improvisation in Experimental Music.He has been involved in about 30 recordings released in various formats, and has played solo-concerts in Stavanger, Bergen, Trondheim, Oslo, Tromsø, Glasgow, Gothenburgh, Athens and London.
Michael Francis Duch plays in a trio with Rhodri Davies and John Tilbury, the rockband Dog & Sky, the Improvquartet LEMUR with Bjørnar Habbestad, Hild Sofie Tafjord and Lene Grenager, dronetrio TRICYCLE with Anita Kaasbøll and Nikos Veliotis, acoustic postnoise with the duo ORIGAMI TACET with Tore Bøe, and different other constellations.
Andreas Kjerkol Elvenes (b. 1975, Snåsa) lives in Trondheim. He has built his career on both classical and pop/rock music – and singing at funerals. He has been colloborating with Trio Alpaca in a David Bowie-project, been touring Russia and North of Norway with “Sjostakovitsj´ 14th symphony” with The Arkhangelsk Philharmony and Anne-Lise Berntsen, doing a main role in a contemorary opera by Trygve Brøske, composed for and been singing in The Four, The School og BC, Azra Halilovics ”1000 zašto 1000 zato”, «Frøken Julie» on Nationaltheatret – and more.