Snorri Sigfus Birgisson composer will play the majority of his piano pieces in three concerts in Hannesarholt this winter, the first on November 17th, then December 9th and January 19th 2019. Mainly these are solo pieces, but on December 9th he will be accompanied by Anna Guðný Guðmundsdóttir in the pieces he has written for four hands.
The oldest piece dates back to 1975, but the newest are composed this year (2018) and have not been performed until now. The program includes a few arrangements by Snorri.
Snorri Sigfús Birgisson is born in 1954 and graduated as a soloist from Reykjavík's Music Academy in 1974. He has worked in Reykjavík as a composer, pianist, music teacher and conductor since he returned from further studies abroad in (1980).
Snorri has composed solo pieces, cammer music electronic music, choir pieces and symphonic pieces. He is a member of the CAPUT ensemble.
Piano music by Snorri Sigfus Birgisson
Piano: Anna Guðný Guðmundsdóttir & Snorri S. Birgisson.
Icelandic folk songs (arrangements)
Space travels (1984 / piano 4-hands)
Four songs from North - Múlasýsla county (2008 / piano 4-hands)
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Portrett nr.3 (1997 / 1998)
Portrett nr. 4 (1998)
Svarraði lengi söngurinn (2018 / 4-hands / premiere)