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Los Angeles Philharmonic: 3 September 2017

LA Phil Reykjavik Festival artwork by Siggi Eggertsson

LA Phil Reykjavik Festival artwork by Siggi Eggertsson

In Reykjavík’s close-knit artistic community, the contemporary music scene is indistinguishable from the rock, pop, and electronic music scenes.

Curated by Finnish conductor and LA Phil Conductor Laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen and composer/conductor Daníel Bjarnason and featuring works by a number of today’s Icelandic composers, the LA Phil Reykjavík Festival showcases the unique and modern creativity thriving in Iceland’s capital.


Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen [Finnish]


A cappella choral works to be announced
Soloists: Schola Cantorum Reykjavik

Hlynur Aðils VILMARSSON [Iceland]: bd

Daníel BJARNASON [Iceland]: Emergence (U.S. premiere)

Anna ÞORVALDSDÓTTIR [Iceland]: Aeriality

María Huld Markan SIGFÚSDÓTTIR [Iceland]: Aequora

Jón Leifs [Iceland]: Organ Concerto
Soloist: James McVinnie, organ

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