HORTA - Elias Akselsen/Stian Carstensen/Ola Kvernberg
Old Romani songs in a spontaneous form
The background for the project "HORTA" is rooted in a desire and a need to preserve, continue and make available the rich, but partially hidden, cultural heritage of the Romani people. With his raw and unpolished voice and unique communication skills, Elias Akselsen belongs to the last generation of Romanis who remember and can tell about the real Romani life.
Elias Akselsen, Ola Kvernberg and Stian Carstensen have recorded an album in a living room at Dal, a place where many travelers have lived for many generations. Now they are on the road playing and singing forgotten Romani songs in a spontaneous form without filter. All concerts are different, but we guarantee an experience that is impossible to be indifferent to.
Elias Akselsen - vocals
Stian Carstensen - accordion
Ola Kvernberg - violin