Stjerneføyk (“Flurry of stars”) is a comissioned composition and live performance, premiered at Finse, May 17th 2016.
It performs as a post-romantic national-electronica work, based on famous Norwegian classical music and famous cultural stars of the previous century, gathering them in one epic musical battle – set on the ice-planet Hoth of Star Wars.
Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian arctic explorer and scientist. Sonja Henie was a Norwegian olympic ice skater and Hollywood movie star. Harald Sæverud was a world famous composer and writer. Kirsten Flagstad was an opera singer and Wagnerian soprano, regarded as “voice of the century”. Finse is the location of the ice planet Hoth in Stars Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.