Notes & Reviews:
"Haflidi Hallgrimmsson, a leading Icelandic composer, has only a few recorded works to his credit: two chamber works and a violin concerto. 'Passia' is his first large work for orchestra and chorus. And a most impressive effort it is. Performances are splended. The 50-voice chior sounds pure and precise, and the small orchestra handles a particularly complex and demanding score with sensitivity and aplomb." - Koob, American Record Guide
BBC Music Magazine
A modern religious masterpiece... Enthusiastically recommended.
Ondine's recording captures the spacious acoustics in vivid, high-impact sound.
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Works DetailsHaflidi Hallgrímsson (1941 - ) : Passía, for soprano, tenor, chorus & orchestra, Op. 28
- Performers: Mary Nessinger (Mezzo Soprano); Gardar Cortes (Voice)
- Conductor: Hördur Askelsson
- Running Time: 60 min. 7 sec.
- Period Time: Contemporary