SISU percussion ensemble is one of Scandinavia’s most prominent contemporary music ensembles. They represent contemporary music of the highest quality, written by both Norwegian and international composers. SISU is recognized for its unique musical aesthetics, developed through an open and exploratory attitude towards every musical challenge. With more than 25-years worth of experience from the Norwegian and international music scene, SISU is an artistic driving force when it comes to percussion.
SISU ensemble officially represents Norway abroad frequently, and has received several national cultural grants. Some of the countries SISU has visited include; Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Irland, Serbia, Hungary, Finland, Estonia, Lithuania, Vietnam, Nepal, Sri Lanka, India, Malaysia, Thailand, South-Africa, France.
”SISU is a prime example of a generation of musicians who actually believe that the history of western music doesn’t stop at Debussy.”
Tomas Nilsson, artistic director; Bjørn-Christian Svarstad; Bjørn Skansen