Fire & Ice

Veronique Vaka: Lendh (2018)
María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir: Oceans (2018)
Páll Ragnar Pálsson: Nadryw (2021/22), UA (Auftragswerk des hr)
Daníel Bjarnason: Schlagzeugkonzert (2021), DEA

hr-Sinfonieorchester, Martin Grubinger (Schlagzeug),
Daníel Bjarnason (Dirigent)

Harrison Birtwistle: Earth Dances – Eine begehbare Klang- und Lichtinstallation (2021/22)

Entrance Times: 17.00, 18.00 und 20.45

Norbert Ommer (Klangregie), Klaus Grünberg (Licht und Raum)

hr-Sendesaal Frankfurt

The island in the Northern Atlantic is home not only to active volcanos, ancient glaciers and one of the oldest parliaments in the world, but also to a completely independent music scene, showcased this evening under the baton of Daníel Bjarnason, one of Iceland’s leading musical voices. The orchestral work ›Lendh‹ by the Canadian-Icelandic composer Veronique Vaka stands alongside ›Oceans‹ by María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, the composer and violinist of the internationally renowned band Amiina. A special commission for cresc... 2022 is a new work for the Frankfurt Radio Symphony by Páll Ragnar Pálsson, the Icelandic composer influenced by rock and the avant-garde aesthetics of continental Europe. The programme also features a new Percussion Concerto by Daníel Bjarnason, performed in its German premiere by the multi-percussionist Martin Grubinger. At the Hessian Radio’s TV studio, the audience can experience the walk-in sound and light installation ›Earth Dances‹.

cresc... is funded by Kulturfonds Frankfurt RheinMain.


30,- € | reduced 16,- €

Available within 3er-Wahlabo with 25% discount (only by phone at 069 155 2000).

Tickets are initially for the orchestral work in hr-Sendesaal only. Access to the sound and light installation are included in the price, but capacity restrictions apply. We will inform you about reservations after ticket purchase, the earliest in January 2022.