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Julia Kaiser ist freie Hörfunkautorin im Bereich Kultur und Kulturvermittlung.
Das Projekt JungeReporter hat sie über Jahre entwickelt, in diesen Journalistenakademien für junge Leute gibt sie ihre journalistischen Erfahrungen und ihre Faszination für ihren Beruf an Kinder, Jugendliche und junge Erwachsene weiter.

NMD Impact

Daniela Amado, 28 Jahre

I walk wide-eyed into Harpa, the steel honeycomb prism that anyone in Reykjavik recognizes as the most prestigious venue in Iceland. Coming from a Latin American country, everything from the design to the inner workings of a first class arts institution fascinates me.

Overall happiness

Lilja Sól Helgadóttir, 17 Jahre

Some of the pieces were just so beautiful! Harpist Katie Buckley and Frank Aarnink, the percussionist who plays that „stuss“, form the Duo Harpverk – were playing amazing throughout the concert.

Eternally

Fannar Árni Ágústsson, 16 Jahre

Háttatal by Guðmundur managed to give me a glimpse of a world of music that, until now, has been unknown to me and for that, I will be eternally grateful.

Viðtal við Ernu Völu

Hugi Garðarsson, 24 Jahre

Last Wednesday I went to a Nordic Music Days concert starring Siggi String Quartet. They had two guest performers in Fabian Svensson’s „Five Obsessive Movements“, playing a melodica and a toy piano. I had a little chat with the pianist, Erna Vala Arnardóttir.

Eating pigs in front of pigs

Styrmir Palsson, 19 Jahre

Have you ever eaten pork while standing besides a pig? Have you ever talked about slaughtering pigs in front of pigs? No? Composer Mathias Monrad Møller was letting people try that at the Reykjavík zoo, it was strange but very, very interesting.

Nýtt og norrænt – new and Nordic

Young Reporters at MIT Reykjavík, 17 Jahre

Iceland Symphony Orchestra in cooperation with Nordic Music Days 2022 performed five works at Harpa concert hall. Best thing: 25 students of Menntaskóli í tónlist, the Reykjavík Music School, were attending the concert first row. Here is what they wrote…

This man has more time than anyone else

Styrmir Palsson, 19 Jahre

Gunnar Karel Masson is an Icelandic composer whose work will be performed by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra at the Nordic Music Days. His piece is called „Grisaille“ and Gunnar completed the writing of the piece in August, so the people at the concert will be attending the world premiere!

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All at once

Styrmir Palsson, 19 Jahre

Marcella Lucatelli started as a classical singer and was interested in making her own staged works, really pushing the visuals and the moments as well as the aesthetics of it. Therefore, she became a composer accidentally.

Wie Weltmeister

Pablo Degen Lanzo, 16 Jahre

Die Italiener kommen mit ihren Instrumenten nach draußen auf den Gendarmenmarkt und spielen weiter. Ein älteres Paar tanzt zur Musik.

Best friendships through an outstanding community

Senta Berndorfer, 16 Jahre

Standing in front of the backstage entrance of Konzerthaus Berlin feels thrilling and one gets impression to be a person with exquisite privileges which any teenager would dream of. With our status as YEC-Reporters we get the chance to meet musicians of Young Euro Classic.

Wow! Chineke!

Friederike Peters, 16 Jahre

Das Orchester bricht aus der Tradition der klassischen schwarz-weißen Konzertkleidung aus, fällt als erstes auf. Denn die Musiker_innen tragen alle unterschiedlich farbige Oberteile, die zusammen die Farben des Regenbogens ergeben.

„Times are finally changing“

Senta Berndorfer, 16 Jahre

The idea of the orchestra is that classical music should be for everyone and should not be blocked off according to the color of your skin or where a person is from, the way you speak or the amount of money you earn, in order to have a totally inclusive art.

Erstkontakt

Friederike Peters, 17 Jahre

Am 10. August 2022 begegnen das schwedische Orchester O/Modernt New Generation und Musiker*innen des Julius-Stern-Instituts sich zum ersten Mal.

Carl-Flesch-Saal on fire!

Nico Degen Lanzo, 16 Jahre

Der Raum ist voll mit Musik, die ersten Geigen rechts, das Klavier weiter mittig hinter den zweiten Geigen, daneben die Gitarren, links  das Cello und der Dirigent: Hugo Ticciati. So sieht das Young Orchestra von O/Modernt aus Schweden aus.