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RENDEZVOUS

SUNDAY CLASSICS

Rendezvous with Nino Rota, Igor Stravinsky, Chick Corea, Elena Kats-Chernin and Jóhann G. Jóhannsson.

An hour of a happy mixture of music:

  • Russian Rag – for string quartet by Elena Kats-Chernin
  • Songs by Jóhann G. Jóhannsson to the lyrics of Halldór Laxness and Þórarinn Eldjárn (arranged for soprano and chamber ensemble)
  • Three Pieces for String Quartet by Igor Stravinsky
  • Four pieces from Children’s Songs by Chick Corea (arranged for saxophone and string quartet by Ian Stewart).
  • Rendezvous – short dances for violin, saxophone and marimba by Jóhann G. Jóhannsson
  • Themes from Fellini’s films – music by Nino Rota (arranged for saxophone and string trio by Jóhann G. Jóhannsson)

Performed by

The Camerarctica String Quartet:
Bryndís Pálsdóttir, violin
Hildigunnur Halldórsdóttir, violin
Svava Bernharðsdóttir, viola
Sigurður Halldórsson, cello

with

Sigurður Flosason, saxophones
Steef van Oosterhout, marimba

and a very special guest:

Sigrún Hjálmtýsdóttir (Diddú), soprano.

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