Eydís Evensen – Dawn Is Near

“The neoclassical melody inspires, immerses in his unique world, helps to remove from the surrounding reality and makes it possible to plunge into memories of something good, bright and important. This is a melody shrouded in the haze of nostalgia. (Automatically Translated with Google Translate)

“Неоклассическая мелодия воодушевляет, погружает в свой уникальный мир, помогает отстраниться от окружающей действительности и даёт возможность погрузиться в воспоминания о чём-то добром, светлом и важном. Это мелодия окутанная дымкой ностальгии.”


XXIM Records is proud to release Icelandic classically-trained pianist and post-classical composer Eydís Evensen’s second release on the label with the new Frost EP, featuring four brand new piano compositions inspired by the harsh, dramatic winters of her homeland. She’s also been announced as part of the first wave of performers for this year’s edition of Iceland Airwaves.


To celebrate the release, she shares her new video for “Dawn Is Near” today — an intimate yet warm look into her engaging piano style. The track has bright spots, and is a little quicker; the strings, together with ascending piano lines, strike a hopeful note, optimistic even, mirroring the warmth that starts to creep in as the days lengthen.

Reviewed by Nagamag on April 16, 2022