© Paolo Soriani / ECM Records
© Paolo Soriani / ECM Records

The Hilliard Ensemble and Jan Garbarek
give in excess of 60 concerts in their European tour of Officium Novum.

This collaboration and disc follows the success of Mnemosyne in 1998 and the unprecedented first album Officium first released in 1993.

Catch one of their remaining concerts: 

Tour Dates

2011 Aug 14 Oslo (City Hall) Norway
2011 Oct 13 Wroclaw (Synagoge) Poland
2011 Oct 16 Bremen (Dom) Germany
2011 Oct 18 Pirmasens (St.Pirmin) Germany
2011 Oct 20 Canterbury United Kingdom
2011 Oct 21 Belfast Ireland
2011 Oct 22 Dublin Ireland
2011 Oct 23 Cork Ireland
2011 Nov 02 Tarbes France
2011 Nov 03 Blagnac (Cathedrale) France
2011 Nov 05 Caen (Cathedrale) France
2011 Nov 07 München (Lukaskirche) Germany
2011 Nov 08 Augsburg (Heiligkreuzkirche) Germany
2011 Nov 09 Würzburg (St.Johanniskirche) Germany
2011 Nov 10 Nürnberg (Gustav Adolf Kirche) Germany
2011 Nov 12 Hamm (Pauluskirche) Germany
2011 Nov 13 Essen (Zeche Zollverein) Germany
2011 Nov 30 Le Havre France
2011 Dec 01 Paris France
2011 Dec 02 Chjalon en Champagne France
2011 Dec 04 Zürich (Großmünster) Switzerland
2011 Dec 05 Genf (Cathedral) Switzerland
2011 Dec 06 Basel (St. Martinskirche) Switzerland
2011 Dec 07 Luzern (Jesuitenkirche) Switzerland
2011 Dec 09 St.Gallen (Laurentzkirche) Switzerland
2011 Dec 10 Bern (Heiliggeistkirche) Switzerland
2011 Dec 11 Stuttgart (Markuskirche) Germany

See the ECM website for further information.
‘As the concert progressed, the fan-vaulted building became another instrument under their control. The closing moments, as they left the chapel ringing with sound, were mesmerising.’ (Guardian)

‘It’s hard to think of music more suited to the new age of austerity: a soundtrack to snow, heartbreak, devotion and sacrifice…This was serious – but astonishingly beautiful – music for serious times.’ (Telegraph)