A piece for the BBC Scottish Symphony in October. Fersteinn tour in Central/Western Europe in June. A workshop in Eiðar Composer Fram. A performance and lecture in Ireland. A new piece (suite) for Halldóróphone. New music for Fersteinn and an upcoming album.
°26th Markus Hohti will premier Suite for Halldorophone in the Hljóðön or Phoneme concert series in Hafnarborg in Hafnarfjörður, Iceland.
°25th Nordic Affect will perform my piece Kortamel for period instruments in the Transit Festival in Leuven, Belgium.
°4th The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in Glasgow will premiere the piece Sporgýla on a concert conducted by Ilan Volkov with mostly brand new all Icelandic works.
11th, another concert with The Norwegian Ensemble Tøyen fil og klafferi in Iceland.
°10th, another concert with The Norwegian Ensemble Tøyen fil og klafferi in Iceland.
°8th, The Norwegian Ensemble Tøyen fil og klafferi premiers a new piece in Iceland.
°28th Concert in Maynooth Ireland as part of the ISSTC conference hosted by ISSTA (the Irish Sound Science and Technology Association) at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.
°24th Concerts in Eiðar as a part of the Eiðar Composer Farm, East Iceland.
°1st Fersteinn performs in Bergkirche Düsseldorf in collaboration with Earport, i.e. Gerhard Stäbler and Kunsu Shim. They are also performing and so is Kyosang Jeong.
°30th Fersteinn performs in Bonn with Sue Schlotte in Alte Kirche Rosenburgweg/Nikolausstaße.
°29th Fersteinn performs in Forum fur Kunst und Arkitektur in Essen, (in collaboration with Kyusang Jeong, Gerhard Stäbler and Kunsu Shim).
°27th Fersteinn performs in De Player, Rotterdam with Marc Matter and Jörg Piringer.
°25th Fersteinn performs in Christoph Schiller’s Atelier Konzerte in Basel, Switzerland.
°24th Fersteinn performs in Brussels at Impremiere Ephemere hosted by les alices collectif.
°9th An evening with Pauline Oliveros at the Guesthouse in Cork, Ireland. I along with several Irish sound artists (including Mick O’Shea, Danny McCarthy, Harry Moore and a few others) performed a work by Pauline Oliveros with her own live text instructions. This happened to be at the end of my residency at the Guesthouse.
°7th Timo Kinnunen and Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir perform raBalilabalila for Accordion and Piano in Silence Festival or hijaisuus festivaali by Rovaniemi, Finland.
°4th Dogstar Orchestra perform Spurningaleikur in Curved Line Space in Los Angeles as a part of program of music by the S.L.Á.T.U.R. collective.
°26th Aksiom Ensemble perform Kvartett no.7 in Ambassaden in Århus, Denmark in collaboration with AUT.
°16th Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir performs Mamma að pikka á tölvu sumarið 1988 in S12 gallery og verkstæd in Bergen, Norway.
°15th Timisoara International Music Festival, Timisoara Romania. Italian pianist Roberto Durante will perform my piece Safmana from 2012.
°11th Tectonics Glasgow, S.L.Á.T.U.R. performs S.L.Á.T.U.R., 7 members of the collective perform a few pieces from the last 5 years or so. Fruit Market Hall Glasgow. Hosted by the Scottish BBC Symphony and curated by Ilan Volkov.
°10th Tectonics Glasgow, performance of Metal & Breath by Christian Wolff by members of the S.L.Á.T.U.R. collective. Hosted by the Scottish BBC Symphony and curated by Ilan Volkov.
°5th S.L.Á.T.U.R. concert in Mengi, Reykjavík.
°20th Fersteinn performed at ITM/Útón opening of a space in Laugarvegur 105 Reykjavík, also performing was Dj Flugvél og Geimskip and Reykjavík Mayor Jón Gnarr.
°26th Aksiom Ensemble performs Kvartett no. 7 in Oslo, Norway
°21st Aksiom Ensemble performs Kvartett no. 7 in Stavanger, Norway.
°7th improvised music concert in Mengi Óðinsgata, with Ilan Volkov, Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Kría Brekkan, Gyða Valtýsdóttir, Áki Ásgeirsson and Hlynur Aðils Vilmarsson
°2nd Færibandið performed in “Strings in a Time-Warp” concert in Dark Music Days, Harpa, Reykjavík.
°25th Mengi, Reykjavík. Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir premiers „Mamma pikkar á tölvu, sumarið 1988“ for toy piano in a solo recital for toy piano.
°10th Mengi, Reykjavík. S.L.Á.T.U.R. New Years concert. Skrund 1,2 and 3 premiered on for clarinets with standardized 3d printed alternative clarinet barrels.
°22nd St. Petersburg, Russia. Defun Ensemble performs Hakkalamaka in the Society of Russian Composers Hall.
°21st RUV National Radio of Iceland broadcasts music from Sláturtíð including Spurningaleikur. Directed by Ingibjörg Eyþórsdóttir.
°20th Tallinn, Estonia. Defun Ensemble performs Hakkalamaka in Estonia Concert Hall.
°19th Reykjavík, Fengjastrútur premiers Spurningaleikur during Sláturtíð 2014.
°16th Helsinki, Hakkalamaka, revised version performed by Defun Ensemble in Nordic Music Days 2013.
°24th Basel. Hundi performed in a concert in Christoph Schiller’s Atelier Konzerte.
°16th, 17th, 24th and 25th The piece Sólarlag við Tjörnina, 64 variations premiered in Hljómskálinn in Reykjavík in collaboration with the installation “Hljómskálinn – Frá Lúðrum að Lýðræði” which overlaps with the piece and music from the history of the building.
°13th Kvartett 8 performed by Þráinn Hjálmarsson and guests at the Ephemere concert series in Studio Loos in Den Haag, Netherlands.
°19th of April the Iceland Symphony Orchestra will premier Grafgata during the Tectonics Festival.
°3rd Fersteinn opens up for GrúskaBabúska on a release concert in Kex Hostel Reykjavík. Mikael Lind was also performing.
°27th Performance of works by Kunsu Shim and Gerard Stäbler in the Jaðarber concert series at the Reykjavík Art Museum.
°2nd Nordic Affect performed the piece Kortamel for the second time in Dark Music Days. The piece is for Baroque instruments.
°27th Jaðarber concert dedicated to the works of Þráinn Hjálmarsson at Reykjavík Art Museum.
°13th S.L.Á.T.U.R. New years concert. Korgel premiered. The piece is for harmonium, saxophone, harmonica and accordion.
°16th Göteborg, Sweden. Fengjastrútur performs music by S.L.Á.T.U.R. members at the Geiger Festival in Cinnober Teater. They performed my piece Hundi and countless other S.L.Á.T.U.R. pieces during two concerts and a workshop.
°14th Istanbul, Turkey. Ensemble Adapter performed Kvartett no. 7 along with pieces by S.L.Á.T.U.R. members and other Icelandic composers at the Borusan Music House hosted by Borusan New Series.
°4th Reykjavík, Iceland. Nordic Affect an ensemble of period instruments premiered the piece Kortamel in Þjóðmenningarhúsið as a part of their own concert series there. The piece was in the middle of a program of baroque music.
°27th Fersteinn premiered Kvartett no. 13 at Sláturtíð Festival in Reykjavík Arts Museum.
° Berlin. Ensemble Adapter performed the piece Kvartett no. 7 at the Nordlichter Biennale in Berlin along with pieces by other S.L.Á.T.U.R. members.
°22nd Montabelluna, Italy. Roberto Durante performed Safmana at Villa Correr Pisani.
°26th Trevsio, Italy. Roberto Durante premiered Safmana at Chiostro di Santa Catarina in Treviso, Italy as part of the series Musei d’Estate 2012.
°1st Reykjavík. Fersteinn performs in the Nordic House as part of Messa art conference.
°4th Århus. Hundi performed at the SPOT festival by an ensemble led by members of the S.L.Á.T.U.R. collective.
°19th Reykjavík. Laur performed by Reykjavík Chamber Orchestra in Tjarnarbíó as part of Reykjavík Children Culture Festival.
°5th Czech Republic. Mardiposa played on the Czech Radio 3-Vltava.
°3rd Reykjavík. Horpma III premiered in Harpa Concert Hall as part of the Tectonics Festival curated by Ilan Volkov.
°14th Reykjavík. A Jaðarber concert in Kjarvalsstaðir, a Cage centenary where I will perform my own rendition of Fontana Mix along with others.
°6th Poland. Mardiposa played in the Polish radio show Nowe Kontrapunkty in Polskie Radio.
°5th Iceland. Broadcast of Laur on the National Radio of Iceland.
°29th Reykjavík. Reykjavík Chamber Orchestra premiers Laur.
°27th Reykjavík. Iceland Symphony Orchestra’s Tónskáldastofa. Grafgata. A workshop with Hans Abramsen.
°7th Reykjavík. S.L.Á.T.U.R.’s new year concert. An electronic excerpt from Kvartett 13 performed.
°22nd, France, Excerpt from Horpma II played in Droit de Cités on a playlist curated by Shayna Dunkelmann for the French webSYNradio
°15th, Reykjavík. Fersteinn birthday concert in Hljómskálinn.
°18th, Seltjarnarnes, Reykjavík, Kópavogur and Hafnarfjörður. The Fersteinn Library tour. 4 concerts in one day. Performances of Kvartett no. 11, no. 8, no. 7 and no. 5 performed along with some of the Langspil songs.
°15th, Middelburg. Performance by Fersteinn.
°14th, Rotterdam. Performance by Fersteinn in De Player.
°13th, Haag. Performance by Fersteinn in Delta.
°7th, Reykjvík. Performance by Fersteinn in the Nýhil International Poetry Festival, quartet no. 8 and 11 performed.
°4th, Riga, Latvia. Oneplusone premiers raBalilabalila.
°4th, Vienna, Austria. Mardiposa performed on OE1 in Zeit-Ton.
°3rd, Reykjavík. Improvisational performance with Christoph Schiller and Jesper Pedersen in Hemmi & Valdi.
°1st, Hafnafjörður, Færibandið performed by several dozen young flute players and the audience in Hásalir.
°30th, Reykjavík, Quartet no.10 premiered in Sláturtíð 2011 in Reykjavík Art Museum, Hafnarhús.
°28th, Reykjavík, Marfjall & hafkar premiered by Matthias Ziegler and the Icelandic Flute Choir in Langholtskirkja.
°25th, Kópavogur, Færibandið performed by kids playing home made instruments made themselves with some assistance. The audience participated as well. Done for an initiative called Töfrahurðin.
°5th, U.S.A., Horpma II played on KTRU
°3rd, Keflavík, a performance by Fersteinn in the festival Ljósanótt. Quartet no. 5 and 7 performed.
°10th, U.S.A., Horpma II played on KTRU.
°1st, U.S.A., Horpma featured in the podcast Vital Weekly.
°1st, U.S.A., Horpma II played on KTRU.
°16th, Skálholt, Harskall og Svellkar premiered by the Icelandic Flute Choir (18 flutes) in the Skálholt Summer Concert Series.
°14th, Germany, Horpma II played on SWR2.
°13th, U.S.A., Horpma I played on WNYU.
°10th, U.S.A., Horpma I (excerpt) played on Asheville FM.
°25th, U.S.A., Horpma II played on the radio station KDVS.
°18th, U.S.A., Horpma II played on the radio station KDVS.
°11th, U.S.A., Horpma II played on WCBN.
°Tromsö, Lardipésa, 7 concerts in North Norway, in the Tromsö area, performances of Lardipesa, by Erik Stifjell and other Norwegian Musicians.
°10th, New York, Mardigosa performed by L’arsenale at the MATA festival on May 10th.
°10th, My album Horpma released on Carrier Records
°Reykjavík, Raflost/Pikslaverk performance of Quartet no.8 on May 5th.
°Reykjavík, Portrait concert in Von, S.Á.Á. hall on May 4th. Performance of Mardiposa, Hrammdæla 7 and quartets number 7, 8 and 9 + several readings of sound poetry.
°U.S.A., Horpma I or II played on radio on KTRU, WNYU, WXDU, WCBN (6 times), WMUA (both I and II), WDBX and Ashville FM
°26th, U.S.A., Horpma II played on WCBN-FM.
°Reykjavík, Sláturdúndur in Komplexinn, Skipholti. 3 songs for 4 langspil, no 1, 5 and 9 premiered.
°U.S.A. 23d, Horpma I played on WSIU
°Reykjavík, Mardiposa premiered on the National radio on easter day.
°Reykjavík, Quartet no. 9 premiered in a S.L.Á.T.U.R. concert in Listasafn Íslands on april 16th in association with the exhibition Hljóðheimar.
°Reykjavík, Quartet no. 8 performed on april 2nd in the Sequences Festival at a special dinner.
°Reykjavík, Sláturdúndur, Quartet no.8 premiered in the Slátur headquarters.
°Amsterdam, Beygjilína performed on Icelandic Music Days.
°Reykjavík, Hrammdæla 6 premiered in Ásmundarsafn.
°Reykjavík, Dúó Harpverk performed Ramminjálgur in Hallgrímskirkja.
°Reykjavík, Kvartett no.7 or Dartibedur premiered on Sláturdúndur in Komplexinn.
°Reykjavík, Hundi premiered by Fengjastrútur on S.L.Á.T.U.R. new years concert.
°Reykjavík, Vargarð premiered by Una Sveinbjarnardóttir and Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir on Dark Music Days.
°Reykjavík, Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir performs Harsamvaða in the Nordic House on the S.L.Á.T.U.R. Christmas concert.
°Reykjavík, Performance of Deikokeitiponsa at Frafl one year anniversary
°Reykjavík Sláturtíð, 3 pieces, for Skmendanikka and Defun Ensemble
°Reykjavík International Film Festival, collaboration with Kría Brekkan, scoring the 1928 Fall of the House of Usher.
°Helsinki, Ung Nordisk Musik, Performance of Lardipésa
°Copenhagen Nordic Music Days, Ensemble Adapter’s performance of Draumbót
°Duo Harpverk Performed Njarhardur in Aalborg at the OpenDays Festival, as well as performing the same piece in…
°Copenhagen, Literaturhaus and. . .
°Viitasaari, Finlandi. Ensemble Adapter performed Draumbót at the Musikin Aika festival.
°Reykjavík, Frum festival Ensemble Adapter premiered Draumbót.
°Amsterdam, Beygjilína performed at the Royal Dutch Conservatory
°Reykjavík, Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir premiered Harsamvaða at the Raflost festival.
°Reykjavík, Sacred Arts Festival. Members of Ísafold Performed Hrammdæla 5.
°New York, 2 concerts (Goodbye Blue Monday and Flux Factory) and 1 in . . .
°Princeton University representing S.L.Á.T.U.R. composers
°Reykjavík, birthday of the Reykjavík Living Arts Museum, Hrammdæla 2 was premiered as a gift to the museum.
°Reykjavík, Hrammdæla 3 premiered on Sláturdúndur
°Reykjavík, Skmendanikka Premiered Hrammdæla 1.
°Reykjavík, Kvarandron performed 3 times in Sláturdúndur and Grapevine grassroots concert.
°Amsterdam, Loðís for two trombones performed in I.A.D.A. Galleríi.
°Reykjavík, Dúó Harpverk premiered the piece Njarður at Café Rósenberg
°Reykjavík, Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir premiered Harfgreni on Sláturtíð 2009.
—-August / September 2009—-
S.L.Á.T.U.R. Nordic trip.
°Osló, MS Innvik. Happy Nordic Music Days 2009
°Malmö, Skånes konstforretning.
°Reykjavík, Nordic house.