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Radio Interview on 93.3 Tonight with Sigrun Stella & Karen Helena

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Tonight on the Iceland Sound, hosts Cissy and Nicole interview singer/songwriter Sigrun Stella and ICCT president Karen Helena. Tune in at 93.3 CFMU at 11pm tonight to listen live or visit http://cfmu.msumcmaster.ca and click on Programming and The Iceland Sound to stream past shows.  

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The Iceland Sound – Hamilton radio show

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Every Wednesday night between 11pm and midnight there’s a cool new radio show coming out of Hamilton Ontario called The Iceland Sound. https://twitter.com/IcelandSound. Set your reminder and listen live every Wednesday night on CFMU.  

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Nordic Singers Appear in Toronto Wed June 18 7:30 pm

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The 5 performers are Danish Soprano Randi Gislason, Swedish Soprano Cecilia Lindwall, Icelandic Tenor Magnus Gislason, Danish Baritone Hans Lawaetz, and Danish Pianist Knud Rasmussen Nordic Singers is a group of professional opera singers from the Nordic countries. Their performance includes a complete entertaining program of Music from opera, operetta, Broadway musicals and popular songs from […]

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New Creations Festival features Cellist Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir

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The Toronto Symphony Orchestra New Creations Festival includes a work by Icelandic Composer Daniel Bjarnason Bow to String with Icelandic Cellist Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir on Wed. March 5 at 8 p.m. at the Roy Thompson Hall. Saeunn will be performing with Canadian violinist Leila Josefowicz. For additional information visit http://www.tso.ca/en-ca/Concerts-And-Tickets/Events/2013-2014-Season/Slonimskys-Earbox.aspx or click on our event listing.

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Win a Copy of Höfnin Hljómar

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We’re giving a way a copy of this weird and wonderful Icelandic experimental music compilation CD, produced by Yatra Arts. Currently it is only available in Iceland (worldwide distribution happens early February). The cover photo is from the largest lake in Reykjanes Penisula…is it: 1/ Tjörnin 2/ Blue Lagoon 3/ Kleifarvatn 4/ Jökulsárlón Email your answer to: contact@icct.info    […]

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Music Review: Icelandic Experimental Music CD, Höfnin Hljómar

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Check out this great review of the experimental compilation, Höfnin Hljómar. http://halifaxcollect.blogspot.ca/2013/12/hofnin-hljomar-icelandic-electronic.html

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