1 CD / Icelandic Music / 2008-07-08Works: Haflidi Hallgrimsson: Herma for Cello and String Orchestra, Op. 17; Ombra for Viola and String Orchestra, Op. 27; Ríma for Soprano and String Orchestra, Op. 15
Performers: Marinosdottir, Thorunn Osk [Viola]; Sorensen, Ragnhild Heiland; Thedéen, Torleif
Conductors: Wilkinson, Bernhardur
Ensemble: Reykjavík Chamber Orchestra
Hallgrimsson, formerly a cellist with such respected ensembles as the English and Scottish Chamber Orchestras, turned full-time to composition in 1983. His music shows clearly...continue...
Hallgrimsson: Cello Concerto, Herma / Truls Otterbech Mork, John Storgårds, Scottish Chamber Orchestra
1 CD / Ondine / 2005-05-05Works: Haflidi Hallgrímsson: Concerto for Cello, Op. 30; Herma for Cello and String Orchestra, Op. 17
Performers: Truls Mork, Truls Otterbech
Conductors: Storgårds, John
The celebrated Norwegian cellist Truls Mork is known as a tireless champion of the best contemporary music. On this release, he portrays the Icelandic composer...continue...