in Reykjavik | Jodie Landau & Graduale Nobili
Sólheimar 13, 104
Jodie Landau & wild Up with Graduale Nobili Choir in ICELAND
August 30, 2014 Concert at Langholtskirkja Church in Reykjavik, Iceland
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This August, wild Up ventures to Iceland for a collaboration with Icelandic female choir, Graduale Nobili, for a concert and recording of new works by Los Angeles composers, featuring Jodie Landau on voice and vibes.
Graduale Nobili – choir of 16 female voices
Jodie Landau: voice and vibraphone
Andrew Tholl: violin
Derek Stein: cello
Maggie Hasspacher; bass and voice
Brian Walsh: clarinets
Chris Rountree: conductor
New Works by LA Composers: Jodie Landau, Chris Rountree, Andrew Tholl, Ellen Reid, Marc Lowenstein, and Jonathan Beard.
Graduale Nobili is an Icelandic female choir, who in 2010 worked with Bjork on her latest CD, Biophilia, and performed with her on the Biophillia tour from February 2012 to September 2013.
Founded in the autumn of 2000, the choir comprises of 24 girls aged 18 to 27, who have been selected from among those who have sung with the Langholtskirkja Graduale Choir. All the members of the choir have pursued musical studies.The choir was immediately well received, and after its first independent concert, critics heaped praise upon the new choir.
The choir participated in the European Youth Choirs Competition at Kalundborg, Denmark, in April 2001, where it was placed second. In 2003 the choir won two gold medals at the Vocal Festival in Tampere, Finland. In summer 2009 it took apart in the Llangollen festival in Wales and received silver in Chamber Choir category and bronze in a Female category. In same competition in year 2010 they received silver in Barbershop/Close Harmony and bronze in Chamber.