Composers:Anna Torvaldsdóttir, Haukur Tómasson, Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, Páll Ragnar Pálsson
Compositions:Metacosmos, Piano Concerto No 2, Oceans, Quake
Performers:Víkingur Ólafsson p, Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir vc, Iceland Symphony Orchestra/Daníel Bjarnason
Catalogue Number: Dorian Sono Luminus DSL92237

With a population of around 340,000, Iceland seems to be punching way above its weight as far as the arts are concerned. From pop to classical, and especially in experimental music, Reykjavík has become a must-visit location not just for the vibrant musical culture but for the first-class technical facilities for performance and recording.