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Olafur Arnalds, set for Luminato / Toronto Star

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"No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main," wrote John Donne 400 years ago. But one meeting with Olafur Arnalds would have changed his mind. Arnalds is an Icelander who has carved out a musical niche clearly influenced by classical Western music as well as ambient pop. But it would be unfair to place him in either slot. The 31-year-old is about to arrive in Toronto with a string quartet and a percussionist to offer a one-night sample of his latest musical thinking for Luminato at the Elgin Theatre on Sunday, June 24. The Toronto Star caught up with OA on the phone from Bali,