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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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: firstname.lastname@example.org […]
Check out this great review of the experimental compilation, Höfnin Hljómar. http://halifaxcollect.blogspot.ca/2013/12/hofnin-hljomar-icelandic-electronic.html
After a one year hiatus, ICCT president Karen Helena and Iceland Airwaves director Grímur Atlason are working in conjunction with Toronto indie promoters Audio Blood Inc, Indie 88 and Dave Bookman’s Nu Music night to give you another awesome taste of what the music festival in Iceland is all about!
Check out these awesome videos taken at the 2010 and 2011 showcases. Lay Low, Retro Stefson (2010) and For a Minor Reflection, Of Monsters and Men (2011) Click our event listing for announcement details of the Iceland Airwaves showcase 2013!
Concert review by: Karen Helena. Björk’s performance at Echo Beach Tuesday night was undoubtedly delicious and satisfying. She could have stood alone on stage, without any bells or whistles (or pyrotechnics) and still had our undivided attention. Still, the bells and whistles didn’t hurt. An all female Icelandic choir echoed the beach complimenting Björk’s superlative […]