Halvcirkel is a string quartet based in Copenhagen since 2015, mainly doing modern composition and classical music in experimental formats. Halvcirkel has for the past years worked with improvisation as an artistic tool and expression. In their repertoire they’ve been playing composers such as Terry Riley, Arvo Pärt, Philip Glass, Shostakovich, Benjamin Britten, Maurice Ravel and the quartet have had closer collaborations with Copenhagen based composers such as Signe Lykke, Anders Lauge Meldgaard and Nick Martin. Halvcirkel released two albums, Halvcirkel 2017 (LP), The Gift 2018 (CD) on their own label Weltfreude Music and participated as sideband in many projects around in Copenhagen.
Bettina Marie Mirai Ezaki and Pernille Kristiansen violinists, Nicole Hogstrand cello and Mika Persdotter viola