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Choir Performance at Living Art Museum

The Icelandic Sound Poetry Choir will perform in the Living Art Museum in Reykjavík tonight at 8 pm. Established in 2003, the choir performs various works by Icelandic and foreign composers two to three times per year.

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The Icelandic Sound Poetry Choir. Courtesy of the Living Art Museum.

These include the composers Magnús Pálsson, Philip Corner, Eric Andersen, Kristinn G. Harðarson, Rúrí, Harpa Björnsdóttir, Ásta Ólafsdóttir, Eiríksína Ásgrímsdóttir, Áki Ásgeirsson, Magnea Ásmundsdóttir, Þorkell Atlason and Magnús Jensson.

Tonight “Ekið úr bænum” (for four voices) and “Á strönd og sjó” (for ten voices) by Kristinn and conducted by Snorri Sigfús Birgisson, and “Samhverfun” by Guðmundur Vignir Karlsson and Sigtryggur Baldursson, who will conduct, will be performed.

The choir has performed at the PPF (Poli-Poetry Festival) in Reykjavík in 2006, twice at the Reykjavík Arts Festival and twice at the Sequences Art Festival.

Snorri and Hörður Bragason have been the choir’s conductors from the beginning. Hörður is now the main conductor.

Admission to tonight’s concert is free.

For further information about the museum go to nylo.is.

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