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Choir Music and Other Concerts in Reykjavík

The Icelandic Sound Poetry Choir of the Living Art Museum (Nýlistasafn/Nýló) in Reykjavík will perform at the museum on Skúlagata 28 at 9 pm tonight. The choir, which performs “sound poetry”, was founded in 2003 and performs two or three times a year.

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The choir has performed compositions by both Icelandic and foreign artists in earlier concerts, including Magnús Pálsson, Philip Corner, Eric Andersen, Kristin G. Hardarson and Rúrí, a press release states.

The choir has been conducted by Snorri Sigfús Birgisson and Hördur Bragason from the start; Bragason is now the choir’s main conductor.

Tonight the choir will perform new compositions by Bragason and Sigtryggur Berg Sigmarsson, along with older compositions by Magnús Pálsson. Tickets cost ISK 1,000 (USD 9, EUR 6).

Meanwhile, Icelandic troubadour Svavar Knútur and Canadian singer Ronley Teper will play at the restaurant Hornid on Hafnarstraeti 15 in Reykjavík tonight at 9 pm. Admission is ISK 1,000.

Tomorrow, Teper will warm up for Svavar Knútur and the choir Raddbandafélag Reykjavíkur at a concert that begins at 8:30 pm at Café Rósenberg on Klapparstígur 25. Tickets cost ISK 1,500 (USD 12, EUR 9).

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