Ásgerður Júníusdóttir, mezzo-soprano, has performed as a singer and actress in concerts, plays, and arts festivals in Reykjavík, Venice, London, Paris, Berlin, Stockholm, and elsewhere in Europe. In her career she has focused on 20th- and 21st-century Icelandic music and premiered works by numerous contemporary composers, including Peter Bruun, Jórunn Viðar, Atli Heimir Sveinsson, Haukur Tómasson, Karólína Eiríksdóttir, and Ragnhildur Gísladóttir, as well as worked with different music ensembles such as the English Brodsky Quartet. She has released three CDs. Her first two Minn heimur og þinn (Tapestry of dreams, 2001), which contains songs and poems by Icelandic women and Í rökkri (At Twilight, 2006), containing the complete songs by Magnús Blöndal Jóhannsson, were both nominated for the Icelandic Music Award. Her latest CD, Langt fyrir utan ystu skóga (Far beyond the remotest forests), with songs by Björk Guðmundsdóttir, Gunnar Reynir Sveinsson and further recordings of Magnús Blöndal Jóhannsson was released in the summer of 2011 great acclaim.