By randomly combining classical works with planned and spontaneous improvisation, new musical forms are created.

Together with saxophonist Malin Wättring, Ensamble Makadam take on Modest Mussorgsky’s large symphonic work Paintings at an exhibition.

We look at ourselves as hackers who freely steal, distort, reinterpret and rediscover the musical material.” - Ensamble Makadam

Mussorgsky wrote the work as a tribute to his late friend the artist Victor Hartman and ten of his pictures form the basis of the various titles. Makadam want to problematize this narrative approach to music and at the same time expand the concepts of concert and exhibition by using the music as an installation and let the photographer Misha Pedan choose ten pictures with, or without, relation to Hartman’s pictures.


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