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Tuesday, 21 May 2013 17:13

Gyða Valtýsdóttir and Shahzad Ismaily play at the Library of Water

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Gyða Valtýsdóttir will play a concert in in the Library of Water in Stykkishólmur with Shahzad Ismaily next Saturday, the 25th of May.

Gyða is a classically trained cellist and is known for being one of the leading members of múm. Shahzad Ismaily is a very versatile musician who has worked with many known musicians, Ben Frost, Valgeir Sigurðsson, Will Oldham, Sam Amidon and Yoko Ono just  to name a few. Together Gyða and Ismaily will perform pieces by Olivier Messaien, George Crumb, Harry Partch and Robert Schumann as well as their own original pieces and improvisations.
 
Eiríkur Örn Norðdal will also read from his works. He is the latest "court poet“, and Kristín Ómarsdóttir will take his place.
 
The event is, as said before, on Saturday 25th May and starts at 21:00.
 
Kristján Fenrir

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