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AUTUMN IS CLOSE - HARVEST-CONCERT BY ÁSKELL MÁSSON. KJARVALSSTAÐIR - SUNDAY 30 AUGUST AT 8 P.M.

Composer Áskell Másson has composed over one hundred works of various sorts over the years. At this concert nine works by the composer will be played by fourteen renowned musicians, each work lasting from three to ten minutes. Most of the works were composed after 2000 and two of them are premiered at this concert. The concert is a co-production by Áskell Másson and Reykjavik Art Museum.

Ticket sale at the entrance. Entrance fee is: 1.500,-

MUSICIANS
Áshildur Haraldsdóttir flute, Áskell Másson djembukka, Brjánn Ingason fagot, Einar Jóhannesson clarinet, Frank Aarnink percussion, Guðni Franzson bass-clarinet, Guðrún Birgisdóttir flute, Katie Buckley harp, Kolbeinn Bjarnason flute, Martial Nardeau flute, Melkorka Ólafsdóttir flute, Peter Maté piano, Steef van Oosterhout marimba and Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir piano.  

For further information: www.askellmasson.com/

PROGRAMME:
Composition by Áskell Másson

LEIFTUR (2009) (premiere.) Einar Jóhannesson clarinet
ÍMA (2006) Frank Aarnink percussion
LAMENT (1978) Melkorka Ólafsdóttir flute
KLUKKAN (2009) Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir píanó and Frank Aarnink percussion
CANTILENA (2006) Áshildur Haraldsdóttir flute, Katie Buckley harp and
Frank Aarnink marimba
ÁLFASTEINN (2001) Peter Maté piano
MIRAGE (2006) Katie Buckley harp
LEIKUR (2009) (premiere.) Martial Nardeau flute and Guðrún Birgisdóttir flute
DA CAPO (2008) Kolbeinn Bjarnason flute, Guðni Franzson bass-clariet,
Brjánn Ingason fagot, Áskell Másson djembukka and Steef van Oosterhout marimba



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