Iceland Symphony Announces New Principal Guest Conductor

The Iceland Symphony has announced the appointment of Icelandic conductor and composer Daníel Bjarnason as its new Principal Guest Conductor

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The Iceland Symphony Orchestra, in Reykjavík, Iceland, has this week announced the appointment of Icelandic conductor and composer Daníel Bjarnason as its new Principal Guest Conductor – effective in September of this year.

The 40-year-old previously served as the ensemble’s Artist and Composer-In-Residence.

“It is a great honour  … in recent years I have enjoyed a very close and wonderful relationship with the Orchestra – and I look forward to continuing to work with the great people that make up the ISO,” Daniel has said.

“Daníel is an unusually versatile artist with a deep understanding of the symphony orchestra as a musical instrument … he has achieved great international success and has worked with some of the best and most respected orchestras and conductors in the world,” Orchestra Managing Director Arna Kristín Einarsdóttir has said.

 

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