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kjartan sveinsson’s opera release

6 October 2016

kjartan sveinsson, former member of sigur rós, releases his first solo project, a four act opera, ‘der klang der offenbarung des göttlichen’- which translates as ‘the explosive sonics of divinity’. sveinsson composed the score for his and icelandic artist ragnar kjartansson’s opera inspired by nobel laureate halldór laxness’ novel ‘world light’. ‘der klang der offenbarung des göttlichen’ premiered at berlin’s volksbühne theatre in february 2014 where sveinsson was joined by the german film orchestra babelsberg and the filmchor berlin for the 50-minute show.
the album is available to pre-order today on vinyl and digital formats – with a release date of october 28th

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