Kjartan Ólafsson (Foto: Klaus Ager)
Kjartan Olafsson (IS) – TwoTimes
Kjartan Ólafsson about his piano piece „TwoTimes“:
„The title “TwoTimes” reflects the combination of old material and new methodology. The piece was composed with CalmusComposer were short segments from Beethovens piano sonatas were used as a input material. The program is build up with various composing methods that are mainly used for contemporary music and are combined and controlled with various AI functions.“
„TwoTimes“ – in concert:
Kjartan Ólafsson (*1958)
kjartan Ólafsson has a doctoral degree from the Sibelius Academy. Since 1988, Kjartan has been developing a composing system based on Artificial Intelligence technique called CALMUS. From 2005- 2014 Kjartan was Professor of Composition at the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Now he is CEO and head of research at ErkiTónlist sf.