Egilstroth & Madsen: Beinta / Egilstroth, Delfs, Aarhus Symphony Orchestra

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Attend the tale of Beinta Broberg. So dark an aura gathered around this unfortunate seventeenth-century soul that she became known on her native Faroe Islands as ‘Wicked Beinta’. ‘I think that society reacted to her rebellious spirit by trying to stain her reputation, by casting her out and portraying her as a kind of fallen woman’, says Faroese singer and electronic composer Anna Katrin Øssursdóttir Egilstrøð. Composed by Øssursdóttir Egilstrøð and Allan Gravgaard Madsen, the symphonic song cycle’s introspective, veiled songs are couched within a mostly passive-aggressive orchestral landscape: not a roaring and surging ensemble but a brittle, desolate and minutely changeable one.

Product Description:

  • Release Date: April 01, 2022

  • Catalog Number: 8226187

  • UPC: 636943618721

  • Label: Dacapo

  • Number of Discs: 1

  • Period: 21st Century

  • Composer: Anna Katrin Øssursdóttir Egilstrøð

  • Conductor: Andreas Delfs

  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Aarhus Symphony Orchestra

  • Performer: Anna Katrin Øssursdóttir Egilstrøð