Bedroom Community’s Whale Watching Tour featuring Valgeir Sigurðsson, Nico Muhly, and Sam Amidon: Monday, April 17, 2017 - 8:00pm
Jóhann Jóhannsson, born in Iceland in 1969, is an award-winning composer, musician and producer. His work often blends electronics with classical orchestrations and bears the diverse influences of the Baroque, Minimalism and drone-based and electro-acoustic music. Jóhannsson’s most recent film soundtrack, for director Denis Villeneuve’s thriller Sicario, has attracted Oscar®, BAFTA and Critics’ Choice nominations for best original score.
Reykjavík Festival: Contemporary Iceland: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
The LA Phil has presented a number of pieces by Daníel Bjarnason, who returns with an enthralling survey of new Icelandic music, ranging from Askell Masson‘s gripping solo drum song to new works for large ensembles.