New | November 9, 2016
Kjartan Sveinsson (ex-Sigur Ros) Releases Four-Act Opera


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There’s something in the landscape, something in the history of Iceland that projects this sonic despair. Kjartan Sveinsson, Sigur Ros’ former and longtime multi-instrumentalist, branches out on his own, helping us visualize every epic precipice struck by the frigid winds of home. “Teil I” is his introduction to a four-act opera — listen to the entire thing here — and is pure instrumentation in the deepest classical traditions. Close your eyes for this one.