The Icelandic Sound Poetry Choir will give a free concert at the Living Art Museum, Reykjavík this Friday January at 20.00.
The Icelandic Sound Poetry Choir was established in 2003. It performs two to three times per year, and the choir has performed various works by Icelandic and foreign composers like Magnús Pálsson, Philip Corner, Eric Andersen, Kristinn G. Harðarson, Rúrí, Harpa Björnsdóttir, Ásta Ólafsdóttir, Eiríksína Ásgrímsdóttir, Áka Ásgeirsson, Magnea Ásmundsdóttir, Þorkell Atlason and Magnús Jensson.
The choir performed at the PPF Polipoetryfestival in Reykjavík 2006, it has performed twice at the Reykjavík Arts Festival and twice at the Sequences Art Festival.
Conductors have been from the beginning Snorri Sigfús Birgisson and Hörður Bragason. Hörður is now the main conductor.
The following works will be performed on Friday:
“Ekið úr bænum“ (for 4 voices).
By Kristinn G. Harðarson. Conductor Snorri Sigfús Birgisson. Premièred by the choir at the festival “Orðið tónlist” in Reykjavík Art Museum in 2005.
“Á strönd og sjó” (for 10 voices and a video).
By Kristinn G. Harðarson. Conductor Snorri Sigfús Birgisson. Premièred by the choir at the Living Art Museum in 2004.
By Guðmundur Vignir Karlsson and Sigtryggur Baldursson, who also conducts.
Skúlagata 28, 101 Reykjavík.