Portrait Mist _orkelsdottir

Audio Samples

>Thorkelsdottir, Mist : David 116 (Psalm of David 116), for voice & orchestra
>Thorkelsdottir, Mist : Til Heidurs _eim (In Honor of Those), for orchestra
>Thorkelsdottir, Mist : Velkominn Biskup (Welcome Bishop), for voice & string quintet
>Thorkelsdottir, Mist : Kvinnan Froma (A Woman of Faith), for orchestra

Album Summary

>Thorkelsdottir, Mist : David 116 (Psalm of David 116), for voice & orchestra
>Thorkelsdottir, Mist : Til Heidurs _eim (In Honor of Those), for orchestra
>Thorkelsdottir, Mist : Velkominn Biskup (Welcome Bishop), for voice & string quintet
>Thorkelsdottir, Mist : Kvinnan Froma (A Woman of Faith), for orchestra
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Notes & Reviews:

Mist Thorkelsdottir (b.1960) studied piano and harpsichord at the Reykjavik College of Music and later at the State University of New York at Buffalo where she studied with Morton Feldman and then at Boston University where she studied with Lukas Foss. She has received commissions and grants from performers and organizations in Iceland, Scandinavia and the U.S. She is dean of the music department at the Iceland Academy of the Arts.



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Works Details

>Mist _orkelsdóttir (1960 - ) : David 116 (Psalm of David 116), for voice & orchestra
  • Performer: William Sharp (Voice)
  • Conductor: Gudmundur Emilsson
  • Running Time: 12 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1984

>Mist _orkelsdóttir (1960 - ) : Til Heidurs _eim (In Honor of Those), for orchestra
  • Conductor: Gudmundur Emilsson
  • Running Time: 9 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1991

>Mist _orkelsdóttir (1960 - ) : Velkominn Biskup (Welcome Bishop), for voice & string quintet
  • Performers: Richard Korn (Double Bass); Sigurlaug Edvaldsdóttir (Violin); Gudmundur Kristmundsson (Viola); Guony Guomundsdottir (Violin); Kolbeinn Ketilsson (Voice); Gunnar Kvaran (Cello)
  • Running Time: 24 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1992

>Mist _orkelsdóttir (1960 - ) : Kvinnan Fróma (A Woman of Faith), for orchestra
  • Conductor: Gudmundur Emilsson
  • Running Time: 8 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1999