Upcoming performances

13/12/2019 - ...and once the good more for electric guitar-quartet

Performance in Mengi, Reykjavík, Iceland by Sähkökitarakvartetti as a part of the project 'The String Network’, supported by the Nordic Culture Point and the Finnish Music Foundation.

25/01/2020 - ...and once the good more for electric guitar-quartet

Performance in Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden by Sähkökitarakvartetti as a part of the project 'The String Network’, supported by the Nordic Culture Point and the Finnish Music Foundation.

March 2020 - New piece for cello, guitar and electronics

Commission from cellist Teemu Mastovaara for his recitals in Sibelius Museum in Turku and Myymälä2 in Helsinki, Finland.

Past performances

26/11/2019 - ...and once the good more for electric guitar-quartet (premier) 

Premiered by Sähkökitarakvartetti (Juhani Grönroos, Lauri Hyvärinen, Jukka Kääriänen and Sigurður Rögnvaldsson) in Sattuma-klubi concert series in Helsinki. The piece was composed in collaboration with sound artist and composer Tytti Arola. Commissioned by Sähkökitarakvartetti as a part of the project 'The String Network’, supported by the Nordic Culture Point and the Finnish Music Foundation.

24/11/2019 - Orðfæri for choir and percussion (premier)

Dómkórinn í Reykjavík (Reykjavík Cathedral choir), Frank Aarnik percussion and Kári Þormar conductor in Hallgrímskirkja church Reykjavík, Iceland. Commissioned by Dómkórinn í Reykjavík with a support from the the Church of Iceland Music Fund. 

20/10/2019 - Circuit for harp and brass quintet (premier)

NyNorsk brass quintet and Liis Viira harpist premiered in a Korvat Auki concert in Balderi Hall, Helsinki.

13/10/ 2019 - Ambit for oboe, cello, guitar and electronics (premier)

As a part of Uuden Musiikin Lokakuu festival in Oulu, Finland, I will participate in a masterclass with composer Riikka Talvitie on music technology. To conclude the masterclass Antti Turtiainen oboe, Riina Salminen cello, Jarno Heikkilä guitar and Tapio Lappalainen electronics will perform the piece Ambit in Tuiran church, Oulu.

11/07/2019 - Nocturne for solo piano

Commission from pianist Jamie Loftus performed in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn, Estonia.

06/04/2019 - Spekt for cello and live electronics

Premier by cellist Teemu Mastovaara in Culture Factory Manilla in Turku, Finland. The concert is part of What Ever Works! Contemporary Music Festival 2019. 

01/02/2019 - About Crickets (cl., vcl., perc., fixed media & video) 

The piece is written in collaboration with Finnish sound artist and composer Tytti Arola. The performance is part of Musica Nova festival in Helsinki. The instrumentalists are from Helsinki Philharmonic: Heikki Nikula clarinets, Jaani Helander cello and Xavi Castelló Aràndiga percussion.

16/04/2018 - Relics for sinfonietta

Premier by EMTA Sinfonietta conducted by Toomas Vavilov. House of Blackheads, Tallinn, Estonia. The concert was part of Estonian Music Days.

Thorkell Nordal, composer

Email: thorkellnordal@gmail.com

Telephone: +354 866 3192