Kristin Asbjørnsen Traces Of You Trio (Olav Torget guitars, Suntou Susso – kora)
Singer and songwriter Kristin Asbjørnsen is one of the most distinguished artists on the vibrating extended music scene in Europe.
Over the last decade, she has received overwhelming international response from critics and the public alike for her personal and unique musical expression. Spring 2018 saw the release of Kristin’s long awaited solo album Traces Of You. Kristin’s enchanting songs, based on her commissioned work Traces of You for Global Oslo Music in 2016, were met with outstanding response. Kristin has written all music and lyrics.
Due to Covid-19 several concerts in Norway, Italy and Germany have been cancelled/postponed 2020/2021. During Autumn 2021 Kristin will perform some concerts in Norway, and when possible, in 2022, Kristin will be touring in Europe in trio/quartet formats with guitarist Olav Torget and Suntou Susso / Eivind Aarset / Anders Engen, performing songs from Traces Of You, as well as songs from her African-American spirituals repertoire.
Kristin is well known for her great live-performances and she is touring with two extraordinary musicians. The Norwegian singer has featured on a number of album releases, as well as a series of tours and festival performances in Europe. She has won several national Music Awards. In France, Kristin became the winner of the Mondomix Babel Med prize in 2009. Her previous solo albums I’ll meet you in the morning (2013), The night shines like the day (2009) and Wayfaring stranger (2006) were released across Europe via Emarcy/Universal. Wayfaring stranger sold to Platinum in Norway.
Published September 27, 2022
Kristin heading for October concerts in Romania with kora player Suntou Susso and Olav Torget, followed by her special project concert at Cosmopolite 16th November (Cosmopolite 30 years Anniversary)
Published August 22, 2022
Kristin performs at Friscena, Gjøvik – 29th August – as part of «Bylivsdager».
13th / 14th September will see concerts with Kristin Asbjørnsen Quartet at Foldnes Kyrkje and Nykirken Kulturkirke in Bergen.
For more information, have a look at the calendar