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PODIUM at Dark Music Days 2022



Dark Music Days and Iceland Music Information Centre are initiating the project pitch event PODIUM, which will be a part of the festival's programme for the first time on March 1 and 2. The event consists of eleven project presentations (pitches), aimed at presenting Icelandic contemporary music projects to festivals, conductors, artistic directors of music ensembles and concert halls, foreign and Icelandic alike.

Registration open for the live streaming!

PODIUM will take place in hybrid form, guests are welcome to attend the project pitches at the Nordic House in Reykjavík on March 1 and 2, between 1pm and 3pm. The event will also be streamed live.


Registration for the event takes place on the Dark Music Days website, https://www.darkmusicdays.is/en/podium. PODIUM will present eleven Icelandic contemporary music projects, some of which are directly linked to the Dark Music Days' programme. The presentations / pitches are as follows:


Nordic House, March 1, 1pm-3pm:

Víddir - Bára Gísladóttir

Nothing is more tragic than a human being - Friðrik Margrétar Guðmundsson

The Moonbow Project - Gunnar Andreas Kristinsson

Ecognosis - Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir

Music and the Brain - Helgi Rafn Ingvarsson

Norræna húsið, 2. mars kl. 13 til 15:

KOK - Þórunn Gréta Sigurðardóttir

Atli Heimir Sveinsson's string quartets - Strokkvartettinn Siggi

Troll jazz and contemporary knitting music - Hafdís Bjarnadóttir

Stara - Halldór Smárason

Nánd - Sigurgeir Agnarsson

Songs - Gunnar Karel Másson


PODIUM will be moderated by Elísabet Indra Ragnarsdóttir.

The event will be conducted in English.

https://www.darkmusicdays.is/is/podium


Please contact Vala Halldors (vala@mic.is), Iceland Music Information Centre's director for more information.


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