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Duo Controverso

Acoustic Duo from Chicago, IL - Will travel up to 3000 miles
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Duo Controverso
Annette Bjorling - harp
and Kurt Bjorling - clarinet, basset-horn, saxophone

Duo Controverso
Offers a Unique Sound & Instrumentation,
an Exciting & Poetic, Timeless & Modern Repertoire...
... including traditional ethnic music, classical music, original compositions and jazz.
Their intimate accoustic sound spans a wide expressive range, inviting the listener to pause and enjoy music of quiet intensity and ecstatic energy in an otherwise loud and hurried world.

Celebratory muisc for Ceremonies, atmospheric background music for dinners and receptions, virtuose listening music - and exciting dance music!


Annette & Kurt interpret, arrange and improvise pieces based on
traditional folk and ethnic music, such as East-European klezmer music, Turkish, Greek and Romanian dances, Tango, Beguine, ...

The classical repertoire of Duo Controverso ranges from renaissance and baroque-era masters (Bach, Gibbons, Handel, Jenkins, Lasso, Vivaldi),classical and romantic favorites (Chopin, Mendelssohn, Spohr), to French impressionists (Fauré, Debussy, Saint-Saëns) and contemporary composers.

Annette & Kurt play well-known standards as well as obscure but quite
beautiful jazz and pop melodies.

Duo Controverso also appears with various other musicians, singers and performers from the Chicago area, as well as nationally and internationally.
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2012
Oct
14
Community Event
Northfield, IL
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
2011
Aug
31
traveling
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
2011
Aug
30
traveling
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
2011
Aug
29
traveling
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
2011
Aug
28
traveling
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
2011
Aug
27
traveling
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Ain't Misbehaving
Fats Waller
Alone
Nacio Herb Brown
Anniversary Waltz
Josef Ivanovici
Anything You Can Do
Irving Berlin
Autum Leaves
Joseph Kosma
As Time Goes By
Herman Hupfeld
At Last
Etta James
Blue Skies
Irving Berlin
Blues
various composers
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Duke Ellington
Broadway Band
Acoustic Duo
Celtic Duo
Classical Duo
Folk Duo
Jazz Duo
20's Hits Duo
30's Hits Duo
40's Hits Duo
Chamber Music Duo
Irish Duo
World Music Duo
Acoustic Trio
Classical Trio
Jazz Trio
World Music Trio
Jazz Quartet
Jazz Ensemble
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Duo Controverso will also travel to Cicero, Berwyn, Oak Park, Forest Park, Hines, Lyons, Riverside, Brookfield, Maywood, River Forest, Summit Argo, Carol Stream, La Grange Park, Bellwood, Bedford Park, Melrose Park, Westchester, Burbank, Bridgeview, Hillside, Hinsdale, Hometown, La Grange, River Grove, Stone Park, Western Springs, Berkeley, Franklin Park, Justice, Norridge.
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