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December 3, 2013, 16:48

European tones in Harpa on CD

A CD with the concert held in Harpa in celebration of the Europe Day 2013 is now available in Evrópustofa.

The music is performed by the European Union Youth Orchestra and four singers from the European Opera Centre, accompanied by members from the Icelandic Youth Orchestra on three tracks. The Conductor was Laurent Pillot.

Copies will be available at Evrópustofa, Suðurgata 10, and Kaupvangsstræti 23, Akureyri, for those who are interested.

The programme

Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) 
Shamus O’Brien: Overture and My heart is in thrall to Kitty’s beauty
Ina Boyle (1889-1967)
The Wild Geese
Friedrich von Flotow (1812-1883)
Martha: Die letzte Rose
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Tristan und Isolde: Prelude & Liebestod
William Wallace (1812-1865)
The Amber Witch: My long hair is braided and Haughty maid, my passion scorning!
Percy Grainger (1882-1961)
Molly on the Shore
Charles Villiers Stanford
Much Ado About Nothing: Tell me, who told you so?
Aloys Fleischmann (1910-1992)
Time’s Offspring: Overture
Frederick Loewe (1901-1988)
(orch. Johnny Green)
My Fair Lady: I could have danced all night og Fina
Ludwig van Beethoven
The Ode to Joy, the European Anthem