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The Reykjavík Youth Strings Ólöf Sigursveinsdóttir, Conductor
Start Date: 6/10/2014Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 6/10/2014End Time: 8:30 PM

Event Description
“The Reykjavík Youth Strings,” is a group of young string players, ages 14 to 20 years old, who perform at an advanced level in the Sigursveinn D. Kristinsson’s School of Music. Also called “The Music Academy Tónskóli Sigursveins,” the school is located in Reykjavík, Iceland and was established in 1964. The orchestra plays a wide range of music written for string orchestra by such composers as: Rautavaara, Händel, Tippet, and Sibelius, as well as modern Icelandic pieces by Hallgrimsson and Rúnarsdóttir. It is the ambition of conductor, Ólöf Sigursveinsdóttir, to bring the orchestra abroad regularly to introduce the best of Nordic string works and chamber music, while sharing the expressiveness and powerful sound of this talented ensemble.
Contact Information:
Name: Mark Huxsoll
Phone: 215-204-4342
Email: mhuxsoll@temple.edu
Open to:
  • All
  • Students
  • Faculty/staff
  • Alumni
  • Location (Campus, building, room OR off-campus address):
    Rock Hall
    Temple University Main Campus
    1715 North Broad Street
    Ticket/registration details and deadline:
    None
    Temple sponsor organization:
    Temple University Music Preparatory Division

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