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Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir

  Sun, May 19
08:30 PM

  3111 N Western Ave
Chicago, Illinois,United States 60618

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Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir - cello Solitaire by Hafliði Hallgrímsson O by Halldór Smárason 48 Images of the Moon by Þuríður Jónsdóttir Afterquake by Páll Ragnar Pálsson Reykjavík-born cellist Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir presents four works by her Icelandic compatriots, three of them written specially for her and the fourth an older work with which she feels a special identification. “This project,” she writes, “is a compilation of pieces by composers that not only share my mother-tongue and culture, in language and music, but also bring their unique perspective and expression” to their compositions. “Each piece,” she notes, “is its own sonic setting; they are all intimate monologues, getting up close and personal with the textures, resonance, and overtones of the cello.”