Nordic Affect have been applauded for their „affectionate explorations” (BBC Music Magazine) and „commitment to their repertoire” (Classical Music). Recently described as a „gem in Iceland´s musical life” by critic Jónas Sen, Nordic Affect hascreated a highly unique sound, which has earned them International recognition.
At their special appearance at the Estonian Music Days, the prize-winning ensemble performs an exciting programme of Estonian and Icelandic music. All works at the programme evolve aroundecology. Works by internationally remowned Estonian composers Helena Tulve and Mirjam Tally will be performed. There is always something special in store when Nordic Affect comes to town!
Since 1979, Estonian Composers’ Union has organised the festival Estonian Music Days (EMD), the visiting card of contemporary Estonian music. This year the festival takes place on April 7th-16th. An excessive amount of new commissions each year has made it the most established festival focusing on Estonian contemporary music. Artistic directors of the festival are internationally renowned Estonian composers Helena Tulve and Timo Steiner.