Jóhann Jóhannsson


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We talk to Jóhann Jóhannsson about his fascination with film, and love of the voice as an instrument The Icelandic composer behind the brooding and beautiful scores for Arrival, Sicario and The Theory of Everything, Jóhann Jóhannsson blends elements of Classical music and electronica into something wholly his own. In this week’s edition of the Barbican Contemporay Music Podcast, we chat to the composer about Jean Cocteau, composing for film, and his interest in the voice as an instrument, ahead of his upcoming sold out performance at the Barbican with choir Britten Sinfonia Voices led by Eamonn Dougan.

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