The composer, jazz musician and saxophone player Mette Henriette will compose this year’s commissioned concert for the Riddu Riđđu Festival.
26 year old Mette Henriette Martehdatter Rølvåg has become known as a musical sensation and achieved brilliant critiques in Norway and abroad. The saxophone virtuous, with coastal Sami roots, tours worldwide after last year releasing her debut album on the respected record label ECM. The album gained her international attention overnight and was collectively received with enthusiasm by critiques that named it a sensation - The Independent announced it «Jazz Record of The Year». Live-reviews have also been outstanding - Dagbladet said, after her concert at by:larm, that Mette Henriette “makes you completely forget time and place.”