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Mari Samuelsen: Bio

Norwegian violinist Mari Samuelsen has enjoyed a remarkable rise on the international concert stage through a characteristic mixture of artistry and enterprise. Her concerts combine a breathtaking musical finesse and virtuosity and an imaginative and innovative approach to presentation.

1 Timelapse - Uno Helmersson (from film Magnus)  
2 Near Light - Olafur Arnalds  
3 The Mist Part I - Frans Bak  
4 The Mist Part II  
5 The Mist Part III  
6 Darf ich - Arvo Part  
7 Love & Rage - Johann Soderqvist (from film Love and Rage)  
8 Study in Rituals: Prelude - Johann Soderqvist, Mari Samuelsen  
9 Study in Rituals Part 1 - Uno Helmersson  
10 Study in Rituals Part 2 - Uno Helmersson  
11 Vel komne Med Era - Geirr Tveitt arr. Simon Hale  
12 Words of Amber - Olafur Arnalds  

Norwegian violinist Mari Samuelsen will release a brand new solo albumcalled Nordic Noir on September 15 on Decca Classics. It showcases her passion for contemporary music and celebrates her native culture. For the album, Mari commissioned new music from a host of composers – many of whom have written scores for TV and film – including Frans Bak(The Killing), Uno Helmersson and Johan Söderqvist (The Bridge). The new recording also includes original compositions and arrangements by ‪Arvo Pärtand ‪Ólafur Arnalds, evoking the mood now recognized around the world as "Nordic Noir."

 C24, CBC
Direct: MOOD
Markets include: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Cleveland, Minneapolis, Portland, Pittsburgh, Austin, MN(Network), SC(Statewide)
INTER: Canada, Spain
Online: Musicas Imaginadas 

Crossover Media Projects with: Mari Samuelsen