Nordic Music Days – Call For Scores, Helsinki 2018

Call for scores. The Nordic Music Days 2018 will be held in Helsinki under the theme of Unity. "In the world that is cracking into segments, the Nordic Music Days 2018 is looking for unity. In an age when cultural and political divisions between people get ever deeper, art music cannot go hiding in a … Continue reading Nordic Music Days – Call For Scores, Helsinki 2018

UNM announces composers

UNM is a nordic festival of young composers and is a great indicator of our next generation of emerging composers. UNM Iceland has announced who will be participating this year on behalf of Iceland. Gunnar Gunnsteinsson, Þorkell Nordal, Halldór Smárason, Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir, Haukur Þór Harðarson, Finnur Karlsson and Örnólfur Eldon.

Tectonics – Take three!

Tectonics Reykjavík, a three-day feast of new music under the direction of Ilan Volkov, is now being held for the third time. This year's festival will put the spotlight on Icelandic music, with new Icelandic works – new orchestral works in particular – at the forefront, crystallising in collaboration among musicians from various genres. Compositions on … Continue reading Tectonics – Take three!

UNM 2014

UNM is a yearly touring Nordic festival that features the most prominent emerging composers from the Nordic countries. The judging panel this year consisted of composer Anna Þorvaldsdóttir and violinist Una Sveinbjarnardóttir. This year these composers have been chosen to present Iceland at Malmö in August: Bára Gísladóttir – Eldtungur í Vaðlaheiði Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir – Dálás Finnur Karlsson – Hrafnaþing  … Continue reading UNM 2014