Schedule 2016

Pre-Tectonics

Tuesday - April 12


13:15

Kaldalón

THE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN THE 21ST CENTURY

A symposium in collaboration with the Iceland Academy of the Arts.


Participants:
Davíð Franzson, Composer
Arna Kristín Einarsdóttir, Managing Director of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra,
María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, Composer, 
Hallfríður Ólafsdóttir, principal flutist, Iceland Symphony Orchestra,
Ilan Volkov, Conductor and Curator of Tectonics Festival

Led by: Njörður Sigurjónsson, Associate Professor at Bifröst University


Wednesday - April 13


15:00

Iceland Academy of the Arts

Cellist Séverine Ballon gives a masterclass at the Iceland Academy of the Arts. The event is free and open to the public.


18:00

Eldborg

New works by Gunnar Karel Másson and Halldór Smárason.

Iceland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Daníel Bjarnason

This concert is a part of Yrkja: a collaboration between Iceland Music Information Centre and the Iceland Symphony Orchestra.

The event is free.


21:00

Mengi

Mengi - Óðinsgata 2, 101 Reykjavík

Tectonics Improv
Ilan Volkov and friends

The event is free.


Thursday - april 14


Day one

18:00

Northern Lights

Peter Ablinger / Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir / Berglind Tómasdóttir :

Works by Peter Ablinger:

18:00 Norðurljós -- Ablinger

Peter Ablinger: Voices and Piano: Agnes Gonxha Bojaxiu (Mother Theresa), Billie Holiday og Guillaume Apollinaire.

Flöte und Rauschen

TIM-Song

Berglind Tómasdóttir, Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir, Peter Ablinger


19:00

Foyer

Hafdís Bjarnadóttir / Iceland Symphony Orchestra / ISO Youth Orchestra :

Hafdís Bjarnadóttir — Sveimur (world premiere)

Hafdís in collaboration with students from the Iceland Academy of the Arts, under the guidance of Guy Wood — Sveimur Spin-off

Iceland Symphony Youth Orchestra, members of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and students from the Iceland Academy of the Arts


20:00

Eldborg

Davíð Brynjar Franzson / Iceland Symphony Orchestra / Jim O’Rourke / Séverine Ballon / Iceland Symphony Orchestra / Ilan Volkov / Frank Denyer :

Jim O’Rourke — Come Back Soon (european premiere)
Davíð Franzson — On Matter and Materiality, for solo cello and orchestra (2nd version, world premiere)
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Frank Denyer — a linear topography (world premiere)


Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Séverine Ballon, cello
Ilan Volkov, conductor


21:30

Northern Lights

Roscoe Mitchell / Borgar Magnason :

Roscoe Mitchell — solo

Borgar Magnasson — double bass 


Friday - april 15


Day two

12:45

Iceland Academy of the Arts

Composer Peter Ablinger gives a lecture at the Iceland Academy of the Arts. 
The event is free and open to the public.


18:00

Northern Lights

Hlynur Aðils Vilmarsson / Sigurður Halldórsson / Hafdís Bjarnadóttir / Séverine Ballon / Steingrímur Rohloff / Evan Johnson / Johan Svensson / Halldór Úlfarsson :

Steingrimur Rohloff — Magic Number (world premiere)

Evan Johnson — dozens of canons: Anaïs Faivre Haumonté (world premiere)

Séverine Ballon, cello


Hlynur Aðils Vilmarsson — Suite for unaccompanied, auto-playing halldorophone. (world premiere)

Johan Svensson — Composition for viola and halldorophone (Iceland premiere)

Hafdís Bjarnadóttir — A day in february, for halldorophone, electronics and accordion

Sigurður Halldórsson, halldorophone
Flemming Viðar Valmundsson, accordion
Þóra Margrét Sveinsdóttir, viola


19:00

Foyer

Ingi Garðar Erlendsson :

Ingi Garðar Erlendsson — The Stair / The Points : (world premiere)

Árbær & Breiðholt Wind Orchestra
Snorri Heimisson, conductor
Kópavogur Wind Orchestra
Össur Geirsson, conductor

The performance is conducted by Ingi Garðar Erlendsson


20:00

Eldborg

Þráinn Hjálmarsson / Ilan Volkov / Peter Ablinger / María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir / Frank Denyer / Iceland Symphony Orchestra / Roscoe Mitchell :

Peter Ablinger — Quartz
Roscoe Mitchell — Conversations for Orchestra (world premiere)
transcription and orchestration: Christopher Luna-Mega and Daniel Steffey.
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Þráinn Hjálmarsson — As heard across a room
María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir — Aequora for orchestra (world premiere)

Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Ilan Volkov, conductor


21:59

Northern Lights

Kira Kira / Goodiepal / S.L.Á.T.U.R. :

Kira Kira: Call it Mystery -- Alchemy For Impatience (European premiere)
Gefum í (world premiere)
Video by Overture

Performed by The Kira Kira Orchestra & Choir.
Conductor: Pétur Ben


Goodiepal: My Robotic Skills Have Failed (world premiere)

Performed by Goodiepal, Nynne Roberta Pedersen, Fanny Sif Pedersen and S.L.Á.T.U.R.