Concert in Sauda, in the Smelteverkstet, a kind of a blast furnace plant, time: March 25 and 27, 1997.
- Choir: Sosialistisk Kor
- Singers: Petros Pandis, Arja Saijonmaa, Maria Farantouri and Mikis Theodorakis
- Bouzouki: Lakis Karnezis
- Conductor: Mikis Theodorakis
The video has been created out of a DVD, made by Knut Jorfald (born 22 May 1948). He is a Norwegian (TV) film director who has directed and produced a number of short, short features and documentaries as well as feature films. He has received several awards for his work.
From the website “OsloArt”:
Music, ore and magic
In this documantary film you will meet one of the greatest characters in European cultural life: The composer, conductor and singer Mikis Theodorakis. The meeting takes place in Sauda, at the west coast of Norway where the choir Sosialistisk Kor performs “Canto General” with the poems of Pablo Neruda and music composed by Mikis Theodorakis. The concert takes place in the huge and mighty factory (smelting plant) In the middle of Sauda. The film is a visual and mucical homage to the workers of the smelting plant and to the great Chilean poet Pablo Neruda.
- YouTube: Norapache
- OsloArt: Musikk Malm og Magi
- Google Maps: Smelteverk, Sauda, Norway
- Nyhetsbyrået / Newswire: About the concert (only photos)
This post has been updated on January 21, 2016