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Olafur Arnalds on 'Radio Romania Music Multimedia'

Wednesday, 13 November 2013 , ora 8.29
The Icelandic composer and performer Olafur Arnalds, one of the most interesting and highly publicized young musicians of the moment, is invited to the Radio Romania Music studio on Radio Romania Music Multimedia on Thursday, 21th November, between 15:00 and 15:30 - a new concept proposed by the only Romanian radio programme dedicated to classical music since October 2013.

The dialogue between Cristina Comandașu and Olafur Arnalds will be broadcast live in FM and also live in audio-video and you will be able to follow it on the website www.romania-muzical.ro and on the youtube account of Radio Romania Music.

On this occasion, some of the broadcast pieces will be chosen from the album For now I am Winter through which Olafur Arnalds has become a worldwide known artist. This is the album promoted within the world tour of Olafur Arnalds, a tour which also includes the concert performed in Bucharest, at the Arcub Hall on 21st November at 20:00, this also being the first concert of Olafur Arnalds in Romania.

Olafur Arnalds (27 years old) combines in his pieces classical music with indie-pop sounds, creating a unique and much appreciated synthesis. The promoting tour of his album, For Now I Am Winter, has already included the most important halls in the United States of America and Europe. The disc For now I am winter was broadcast on Radio Romania Music on 6th May, 2013 and was included in the campaign "Cast your vote in the poll for the best classical album of 2013"organized on the Radio Romania Music website www.romania-muzical.ro where you can also listen to them.

Translated by Eugenia-Daniela Lupașcu and Elena Daniela Radu
MTTLC, The University of Bucharest