Icelandic cellist, singer, and composer Gyda Valtysd贸ttir, a founder of the band m煤m and 2019 winner of the prestigious Nordic Council Music Prize, releases Epicycle II. Gyda Valtysd贸ttir came to prominence with electronic experimentalists m煤m, the lauded Icelandic group leading the charge in the country's fertile underground scene in the early 00s, rightfully gaining international recognition. She left the band to pursue her studies as a cellist; gaining a twofold Master's degree from Musik Akademie, Basel, both as a classical player and a free-improvisational one. Since then she has journeyed with a colorful palette of collaborators, including The Kronos Quartet, Josephine Foster, Damien Rice, Colin Stetson, J贸nsi (of Sigur Ros fame), Sk煤li Sverrisson, Ol枚f Arnalds, Ben Frost, Aaron & Bryce Dessner (from The National) and visual-artist Ragnar Kjartansson. To name but a few.
Icelandic cellist, singer, and composer Gyda Valtysd贸ttir, a founder of the band m煤m and 2019 winner of the prestigious Nordic Council Music Prize, releases Epicycle II. Gyda Valtysd贸ttir came to prominence with electronic experimentalists m煤m, the lauded Icelandic group leading the charge in the country's fertile underground scene in the early 00s, rightfully gaining international recognition. She left the band to pursue her studies as a cellist; gaining a twofold Master's degree from Musik Akademie, Basel, both as a classical player and a free-improvisational one. Since then she has journeyed with a colorful palette of collaborators, including The Kronos Quartet, Josephine Foster, Damien Rice, Colin Stetson, J贸nsi (of Sigur Ros fame), Sk煤li Sverrisson, Ol枚f Arnalds, Ben Frost, Aaron & Bryce Dessner (from The National) and visual-artist Ragnar Kjartansson. To name but a few.
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Icelandic cellist, singer, and composer Gyda Valtysd贸ttir, a founder of the band m煤m and 2019 winner of the prestigious Nordic Council Music Prize, releases Epicycle II. Gyda Valtysd贸ttir came to prominence with electronic experimentalists m煤m, the lauded Icelandic group leading the charge in the country's fertile underground scene in the early 00s, rightfully gaining international recognition. She left the band to pursue her studies as a cellist; gaining a twofold Master's degree from Musik Akademie, Basel, both as a classical player and a free-improvisational one. Since then she has journeyed with a colorful palette of collaborators, including The Kronos Quartet, Josephine Foster, Damien Rice, Colin Stetson, J贸nsi (of Sigur Ros fame), Sk煤li Sverrisson, Ol枚f Arnalds, Ben Frost, Aaron & Bryce Dessner (from The National) and visual-artist Ragnar Kjartansson. To name but a few.