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Contemporary Music Celebration in Reykjavík

By Iceland Review

Frum, an annual contemporary music festival aiming at introducing masterpieces of contemporary music literature in collaboration with Reykjavík Art Museum, takes place at Kjarvalsstadir, Reykjavík Art Museum, tonight, starting at 8 pm.

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From Kjarvalsstadir. Photo by Páll Kjartansson.

The music will be performed by Adapter, a German-Icelandic ensemble for contemporary music based in Berlin which works with experimental chamber music in small settings.

The ensemble is comprised of Kristjana Helgadóttir, flute; Gunnhildur Einarsdóttir, harp; Ingólfur Vilhjálmsson, clarinet; Matthias Engler, percussion and Marc Tritschler, piano.

The program is as follows:

“The Riot” (1993) by Jonathan Harvey for flute/piccolo, bass-clarinet and piano, “Inward” (1994-95) by Richard Barrett for flute and percussion, “Hymnos” (1967) by Peter Maxwell Davies for clarinet and piano and “Fidélité” (1982) by Georges Aperghis for solo harp.

Tickets cost ISK 2,000 (USD 17.5, EUR 12.0) and ISK 1,500 for students and senior citizens.

For further information, visit Frum’s website.

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