In Russia on 12 December will be held concert of compositions by the Icelandic composer Johan Johannsson. About it reported in a press release received by the editors”.ru” on Thursday, December 6.
The event will take place in the concert hall of “charge” in the framework of the festival of new music SOUND UP.
Works will be performed by musician played on albums by Bjork violinist una Sveinbjarnardottir, a five-time winner of the Icelandic Music Awards the whine Sverrisson, pianist and percussionist Olafur Bjorn Olafsson, who worked with the frontman of the band Sigur Ros. The concert will be attended by Russian composers of Neoclassicism Kirill Richter and Michael Mishchenko, as well as the ensemble “Studio of new music” led by conductor Stanislav Malyshev.
Composer Johan Johannsson died in February 2018. He is known for the soundtracks to the films directed by Denis Villeneuve and chinaarticle to biopic “the universe Stephen Hawking”, which received the award “Golden globe”.
Video, photo All from Russia.