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Soma & Lil is a cello duo consisting of Soma Allpass and Lil Lacy.
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M O R G E N S O L
Charalambos Margaritis from Kimonos Art Center, made this
animated video for our track "Morgensol"
Explore his imagination set free to our music
through sunset, night and sunrise.
Animation by Charalambos Margaritis
Supported by DMF (Danish Musicians' Union)
10月3日: Tokyo @ Super Deluxe
10月14日: Oita @ AtHall
10月16日: Kagoshima @ El Sonido
10月17日: Omuta @ Fuji
10月19日: Kobe @ Guggenheim House
10月20日: Tokyo @ Apollo (feat. 町田良夫)
10月8日: Takamatsu @ Sunport Takamatsu no. 1
10月10日: Tokyo @ Pit-Inn
10月18日: Okayama @ Inryo-ji Temple
L A N D E T / R U M M E T
Soma & Lil released their debut album L A N D E T / R U M M E T in May 2016.
“Blowtorch beauty... A record or whole piece, which will not leave you in peace. Agonizing, obsessive and with a deeply personal expression, where the boundless leads the way.” - review by Torben Holleufer in Gaffa (5 out of 6 stars).
In relation to the deput LP, Soma and Lil were nominated for a Danish Music Award in the category of the new jazz name of the year 2016.
Interview with Soma & Lil in TV2 Lorry - as part of a serie about the nominated for DMA Jazz 2016:
Listen to the LP here:
c o l l a b o r a t i o n s
s o m a & l i l - s h o r t d o c u m e n t a r y
'A music documentary on the art of improvisation. Soma & Lil, a cello improvisation duo based in Denmark, rethink and deconstruct the traditional written music for cello, and develop a more personal way of expression by creating singular compositions that are unique and always changing.'
The short documentary 'Soma & Lil' (directed by Nicolas Iordanou & Sylvia Nicolaides) won Best Short Documentary at the Ishinomaki International Film Festival in Japan / July 2017 and Best Music Short Film at the Queen City Film Festival, in Maryland USA / October 2017.
'Soma & Lil' was created in association with European Capital of Culture - Aarhus2017
Ishinomaki International Film Festival, Japan (https://www.ishinomaki-film.com/festival/)
Queen City Film Festival, Maryland U.S.A. (http://www.alleganyalliedarts.org)
Mzanzi Women’s Film Festival, South Africa (http://www.mwff.co.za)
Sound Unseen Film & Music Film Festival, Minnesota U.S.A (http://www.soundunseen.com)
Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival, Denmark (http://jazzfilmfest.com)
POFF Shorts – Short Film and Animation Festival, Tallinn, Estonia (http://2017shorts.poff.ee/en/films/european-tales/)
Bellingham Music Film Festival, Washington U.S.A (http://bellinghammusicfilmfestival.com)
Artfools International Film Festival of Larissa - Greece (http://www.iffl.gr)
Albuquerque Music & Film Experience - New Mexico U.S.A (https://www.abqfilmx.com/films)
Sonic Scene Music Film Festival, Italy (http://www.palazzodelleartibeltrani.it/sonicscene/#)
Audience Award – Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival, Denmark
Best Short Documentary – Ishinomaki International Film Festival, Japan
Best Music Short Film – Queen City Film Festival, Maryland U.S.A.
Nicolas Iordanou & Sylvia Nicolaides are a part of Kimonos Art Center in Paphos, Cyprus,
where they produce and share art and host an international artist in residency program.
H a r u h i k o O k a b e
Collaboration with Hichiriki and saxophone player Haruhiko Okabe about Gagaku music.
Copenhagen JazzFestival / LiteraturHaus / July 2017
P N E U M A T I C K S
PNEUMATICKS is a composition of music and film, about the phenomena respiration – the opening between the inside and the outside.
PNEUMATICKS is developed by composers and visual artists synchronically.
Visual artists: Ann Sophie von Bülow and Ulrik Heltoft
Composers: Lil Lacy and Signe Lykke
Musicians: Katinka Fogh Vindelev (soprano), Laura Mayer (alto), Simon Rønne Rischel (baritone), Morten Lohmann Sønderskov Jensen (bass clarinet), Soma Allpass (cello) and Lil Lacy (cello)
Sound technician: Bjørn Gjessing
U l r i k h e l t o f t
Ulrik Heltoft + Soma & Lil + Gl. Holtegaard + The Lake Radio
The two podcasts about the collaboration between artist Ulrik Heltoft and Soma & Lil at Gl. Holtegaard April - July 2016:
#1 podcast 4 CELLISTER + 1 KUNSTNER // 4 cellister: Josefine Opsahl, Cæcilie Trier, Soma Allpass og Lil Lacy + 1 kunstner: Ulrik Heltoft
#2 podcast 1 FELLIST // 1 fellist: Andi Otto and his fello system