Hirundo Maris

Arianna Savall & Petter Udland Johansen

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All concerts for now are canceled due to the “current global situation,” For more information go to our facebook page.


For more information about our concerts and activities, Go to the agenda from the website: 



Arianna Savall, Agenda

Concert de Nadal. Hirundo Maris

Arianna Savall i Peter Udland Johansen

Dissabte 26 de desembre, a les 20 h, al Teatre Municipal

Des de la fundació del grup Hirundo Maris el 2009, l’arpista i cantant catalana Arianna Savall i el tenor i violista noruec Petter Udland Johansen s’han dedicat a la música composta des de l’edat mitjana fins al barroc. I es posa un focus especial en la música mediterrània i nòrdica. Per al seu disc Silent Night – Early Christmas Music and Carols, els dos músics i líders de conjunts han seleccionat cançons tradicionals de Nadal del nord i del sud. Et conviden a un viatge de so cap al món màgic de la música hivernal, de l’advent i de Nadal, centenària. El programa inclou la cançó alemanya “Stille Nacht”, així com la cançó noruega de Nadal “Mitt hjerte alltid vanker”, la provençal “Ô nuit brillante” i la catalana “El cant dels ocells”.

El famós pare d’Arianna Savall, el llegendari, el pioner de la música, Jordi Savall, va organitzar-ne la gravació. Les veus expressives d’Arianna Savall i Petter Udland Johansen creen un diàleg atmosfèric amb les polifacètiques veus instrumentals.

Soprano, arpa medieval, arpa barroca triple: Arianna Savall
Tenor, hardingfele i mandolina: Petter Udland Johansen
Viola de roda, orgue, teclats i acordeó: Dani Espasa

Entrada: Lliure (cal fer reserva prèvia a www.rosescultura.cat)
Ho organitza: Ajuntament de Roses




Fuego en la nieve – Videokonzert

Hirundo Maris

Arianna Savall
Sopran, Barock-Tripelharfe

Petter Udland Johansen
Tenor, Hardingfele (Hardangerfiedel), Mandoline

Gesine Bänfer
Old English Guittar, Whistles, Gaita

Ian Harrison
Whistle, Border Pipe, Cornetto mu



A Video from our new recording with Hirundo Maris  Café de Chinitas That will be released in September 2021



Chorweekend Sing2gether

Bericht Chortage Einsiedeln




Res Temporis, Arianna Savall et Petter Udland Johansen, au Château de Tourbillon


‘Lux Feminae’ o posar llum a la música

Arianna Savall posa música a la pandèmia a Pedralbes


SWR2 Zur Person

Die Sängerin, Harfenistin und Komponistin Arianna Savall 



Recordings together with capella antiqua Bambergensis 

Recordings together with mELPOMEN/conrad steinman

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Alba Castells




Adela Sánchez Producciones SL


Adela Sánchez 


tel: +34 985 783 400 _ móvil: +34 629 869 212



Kino music


Phone: +39 059 271410
Fax: +39 059 373996




…take lessons with Arianna or Petter!

Arianna Savall and Petter Udland johansen has long experience in teaching and giving workshops and seminars.
Arianna and Petter are deeply engage in educational work with heart and soul, and in a generous way, they share with their students the experience of those who regularly attend their seminar, workshop and master classes. This is also one of the reasons why Arianna and Petter are often asked to come back again where they have given Seminars, workshops and master classes.

Their curses are always well attended, and creates great joy and interests by the participants. 
They have a wide broadness within different musical genres, and they teach with great enthusiasm, which inspires students to further develop in their musical careers. They have great authority as singers and instrumentalists, and can lead projects at all different musical levels. Both have long experience teaching on at the college/university level and regularly works with choirs and instrumentalists. Arianna Savall and Petter Udland Johansen have for many years played and taught at renowned festivals in Europe, which helps to create an international atmosphere. They make their own musical arrangements that can be tailor-made to the various curses and musical projects, ranging from small instrumental and vocal ensembles to larger choir and orchestral projects. 

places where WE Teach REGULARY AND Give WORKSHOPS


Meet Hirundo Maris


Arianna Savall


Historical harps:

Mediaeval Harps

Renaissance Harps

Baroque Harps: Arpa doppia, Arpa triple, Arpa cruzada

Celtic Harps


Petter Udland Johansen





Mandolin, Cister

keyboard instruments


Sveinung Lilleheier

Dobro & Guitar

Michal Nagy


Miquel Angel Cordero


Double bass


David Mayoral




Gesine Bänfer

Half-long pipes (North English bagpipes)
Gaita (Galician bagpipes)

Ian Harrison

Half-long pipes (North English bagpipes)
Gaita (Galician bagpipes)

Chants du sud et nord/Hirundo Maris

Hirundo Maris is the Latin name for the sea swallow, and similar to the nomadic life of these birds, the quintet of harpist Arianna Savall – partly early music ensemble, partly folk group – floats on musical currents between Norway and Catalonia, enriching them with their own songs

Savall, who comes from a prominent family of Catalan musicians (her mother is the soprano Montserrat Figueras, who died last autumn, her father is the composer and gamba virtuoso Jordi Savall) and her co-leader Petter Udland Johansen have put together a formation for these songs of the North and South with a bright, brilliant group sound, which is characterized by Adrianna’s crystal clear yet always sensually smooth voice. The timeless melodic beauty of Catalan, Sephardic or Norwegian traditionals meets careful arrangements that combine historical information with a contemporary global perspective.