Þórgunnur Anna Örnólfsdóttir

Þórgunnur Anna Örnólfsdóttir


Þórgunnur Anna Örnólfsdóttir is an Icelandic vocalist and performer based in Copenhagen. She is classically trained and performs in a wide range of early to contemporary music, but has found her niche in performing new music. She enjoys working closely with composers and has premiered well over twenty pieces which comprise both operas, solo pieces, as well as chamber music composed for her trio KIMI ensemble. In 2022 the trio published their first album Bittersweet with Dacapo Records, in collaboration with the composer Nick Martin.

Þórgunnur has performed in several experimental operas as well as inter-disciplinary performances, such as Livia’s Room by the Norwegian Lene Therese Teigen and The Altersea Opera at the Venice Biennale by artists Lap-See Lam, Kholod Hawash and composer Tze Yeung Ho. She has performed as a soloist with e.g. The Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, BIT20 Ensemble (NO), Ensemble Storstrøm (DK), Århus Sinfonietta (DK) and at festivals & such as Bang on a Can (US), Tête à Tête opera festival (UK), Nordic Song Festival (SE), NJORD biennale (DK), et al..

Þórgunnur has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from The Royal Danish Academy of Music where she studied with Marianne Rørholm, Hanna Hjort and Helene Gjerris. In addition she has a Bachelor’s degree in Icelandic and Anthropology from The University of Iceland.

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