And the Icelandic Music Award 2023 for Album of the Year goes to Fikta
Yesterday, the Icelandic Music Awards 2023 was celebrated in Reykjavik and several Dacapo recordings were among the winners.
Jónas Ásgeir Ásgeirsson's first solo recording Fikta with innovative works for accordion, won the award for Album of the Year in the category classical and contemporary music at Icelandic Music Award 2023! Listen to Fikta here.
Jónas also received the award for Artist of the Year in the same category and performed at the award show as well.
We wish Jónas Ásgeir Ásgeirssons and the entire team behind Fikta big congratulations!
Upcoming release wins Composition of the Year
Hugi Gudmundsson's oratory The Gospel of Mary won the award for Composition of the Year. The album will be released on Dacapo Records on 28 April in a world premiere recording by Århus Sinfonietta, Schola Cantorum and soprano Berit Norbakken.