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Voices from the Azure is a captivating cycle of seven songs for tenor and small chamber orchestra. Composer Þuríður Jónsdóttir takes her inspiration from several medieval song traditions of European And Arabic origin, both secular and sacred. Reflecting these different traditions through time and across borders, Þuríður reconstructs them through a modern multicultural and feminist lens. Þuríður Jónsdóttir is one of Iceland’s most prolific contemporary composers, with her works commissioned and performed on both sides of the Atlantic. In her music she explores new and diverse soundscapes. Multi-award winning tenor Benedikt Kristjánsson has performed as a soloist in many of the world’s leading concert halls. The music group Ensemble Adapter has worked on the international music scene for 20 years, delving into ambitious artistic experiments with artists across disciplines