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Elektra Ensemble and Duo Harpverk – Kjarvalsstaðir, Sunday 14 April 2013 8.pm.

Elektra Ensemble

This concert will feature two exciting chamber groups, Elektra Ensemble and Duo Harpverk, that come together to perform recent and exiciting programme by the Nigerian composer Ayo Oluranti, the Japanese Toru Takemitsu and Grammy-prize winner Jennifer Higdon. As well as giving premiere to new works by Oliver Kentish, Ásbjörg Jónsdóttir, Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir og Gísli Magnússon written for this occasion. Performers are Ástríður Alda Sigurðardóttir piano, Emilía Rós Sigfúsdóttir flute, Helga Björg Arnardóttir clarinet, Gunnhildur Daðadóttir violin, Margrét Árnadóttir cello, Katie Buckley harp and Frank Aarnink percussion.
Tickets are sold at the entrance, kr. 2000 / 1500.

Program:
Birgit Myschi    Nyjamulagira
Örn Eldjárn    Veðrátta
Ásbjörg Jónsdóttir   Stiklað á steinum (premiere)
Bergún Snæbjörnsdóttir  Nýtt verk (premiere)
Gísli Magnússon   Fylgjur (premiere)
Toru Takemitsu   Rain Spell
Ayo Oluranti    African Rhythms
Jennifer Higdon   Zango Bandango
Oliver Kentish    Prelude to a drama (premiere)


More information can be found on www.elektraensemble.com and www.duoharpverk.com.



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