On tonight’s “Evening Concert” it’s highlights from the “Reykjavik Festival”
Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 it’s the “Los Angeles Philharmonic”. Conductor Laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the group in highlights from the “Reykjavik Festival”: classical music written by contemporary Icelandic composers, including Leifs “Organ Concerto” and Bjarnason’s “Emergence”.
Thursday March 8: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP -17-10)
Reykjavík Festival Highlights
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen, Chad Smith, Nate Bachhuber; Soloists: Schola Cantorum Reykjavik
Tvisongur: Island Farsaelda Fron
Kristinsson: Vinatta I
Anna Thorvaldsdottir: Heyr pu oss himnum a
Grimsdottir: Eg Vil Lofa Eina pa
Hlynur Aðils Vilmarsson: bd (11:33)
Daníel Bjarnason: Emergence (U.S. premiere) (17:00)
Anna Þorvaldsdóttir: Aeriality
María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir: Aequora
Leifs: Organ Concerto (James McVinnie, organ)
Some of the instrumental works on tonight's broadcast have been recorded by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra on CD and digital audio titled "Recurrence", issued by Sono Luminus, #92213, April of 2017.