Swedish Percussion Ensemble: Kroumata
Members: Johan Silvmark, Roger Bergström, Pontus Langendorf and Ulrik Nilsson.
With over 30 years of unequalled performances, Kroumata has brought percussion from the back rows of the orchestra into the limelight of the centre stage.
The members of Kroumata all share a strong commitment to contemporary music and has commissioned numerous works from Swedish and international composers. The group's extensive repertoire includes works by composers as diverse as Sofia Gubaidulina, John Cage, Iannis Xenakis, Steve Reich, Hanna Hartman, Toru Takemitsu and Sven David Sandström. Over 220 works have received their World Premieres by Kroumata.
The dynamism and energy of Kroumata's performances have spellbound audiences in over 40 countries, from Reykjavik in the north to sao Paulo in the south. Kroumata has made tours to some 40 countries and performed recitals to critical acclaim all over the world.