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“Nature is the power”: How the Arctic inspired virtuoso violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing's latest recording

By Clare McInerney

Photo: Gregor Hohenberg

North of the Arctic Circle, in the tiny Norwegian town of Bodø, virtuoso violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing records her latest album, named, what else, Arctic. Joined by the Arctic Philharmonic Orchestra and a slew of extraordinary classical talents, Hemsing draws inspiration from the extreme landscape that surrounds her. It was a moment we simply had to freeze in time, via our debut Arctic editorial for Vogue Scandinavia's special anniversary Aug - Sept issue