You are welcome to Hallgrímskirkja
Hallgrímskirkja stands guard over Reykjavík. The church is both a parish church and a national sanctuary in Iceland. Its stepped concrete facade is an ode to modernism and a reminder of the Icelandic landscape. The church is named after the 17th-century clergyman Hallgrímur Pétursson, author of Hymns of the Passion. Hallgrímskirkja is an Evangelical-Lutheran church and is a part of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Iceland. Hallgrímskirkja is one of the most visited places by tourists in Iceland. Every day thousands of people visit the church. Admission to the church is free. Admission to the tower is ISK 1000 - ISK 100 for the children (7-16).
International Organ Summer Thursday 22. August at 12:00 – 12:30 Mattias Wager, organist at the Cathedral in Stockholm Sweden will perform pieces by Christina Blomkvist, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Louis Vierne. Admission: 2500 ISK. Tickets are sold at entrance 1hr before concert and on MIDI.is.
The Chamber Choir of Hallgrímskirkja, Schola cantorum will give a Lunchtime Concert at 12 noon on Wednesday August 21 at Hallgrímskirkja. The repertoire varies from Icelandic folk songs to english songs. Hörður Áskelsson is the conductor of Schola cantorum. Ticket price is 2.700 ISK. Tickets are sold in the foyer 1hr before concert and also Read more about LUNCHTIME CONCERT WEDNESDAY AUGUST 21 AT 12 NOON[…]
Enska International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja Thursday 15. August at 12:00 – 12:30 Kitty Kovacs organist in Landakirkja church, Vestmanneyjar performs pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Astor Piazzolla and Pierre Cochereau. Tickets 2500 ISK Kitty Kovács, born in 1980 in Győr in Hungary, graduated from the Music department of the Széchenyi István University in her home Read more about International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja Thursday 15. August at 12:00 – 12:30 […]
LUNCHTIME CONCERT WEDNESDAY AUGUST 14 AT 12 NOON The Chamber Choir of Hallgrímskirkja, Schola cantorum will give a Lunchtime Concert at 12 noon on Wednesday August 14 at Hallgrímskirkja. The repertoire varies from Icelandic folk songs to english songs. Hörður Áskelsson is the conductor of Schola cantorum. Ticket price is 2.700 ISK. About Read more about LUNCHTIME CONCERT WEDNESDAY AUGUST 14 AT 12 NOON[…]
Due to funerals, the church will be closed for the most part today, Monday 12.08.2019. Both the Tower and the Church is closed from 10:45 – 17:30. Open from 09:00-10:45 and 17:30-21:00 We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience to our guests. Greetings Church staff.
Mass with Eucharist on all Wednesdays 8 am and Sundays 11 am. Concerts on Wednesdays 12 am – Schola cantorum. Organ-concerts on Thursdays 12 am, Saturdays 12 am and Sundays 5 pm. Ticket for the concerts at the entrance but grace of God is always free of charge, hence no entrance fee for the mass. Read more about Mass and music this week[…]
You are welcome to participate in the life of Hallgrimskirkja. In the mass Sunday morning 11 am you are welcome to share at the Lord’s table. Organ-concerts on Saturday 12 am and Sunday 5 pm, Lára Bryndís Eggertsdóttir. Tickets for the concerts at the entrance.
The Klais-organ of Hallgrimskirkja is a heavenly instrument designed for the worship and concerts in the church. During the summer there are organ-concerts every Thursday 12 am, Saturdays 12 am and Sundays 5 pm. Schola cantorum, one of the outstanding choirs of Hallgrimskirkja, sings in the concerts on Wednesdays 12 am. Tickets at the entrance.
When is a mass in the church? Is it open to all? On all Sundays there is mass 11 am and on Wednesdays 8 am. They are open to all and the Eucharist as well. These services are in Icelandic but the pastors quite often summarize the sermon in English when there are some foreigners Read more about When is mass in Hallgrimskirkja?[…]
11 AM MASS on whit Monday. Pastors Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir and Sigurður Árni Þórðarson. Organist: Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Graduale Nobili youth choir. Conductor: Þorvaldur Örn Davíðsson. 3 PM The composer Sigurður Sævarsson interviewed in Ásmundarsalur. 5 PM CLOSING CONCERT – Eternal Fire, Fountain of Love. Three cantatas for Pentecost by J.S.Bach: Erschallet, ihr Lieder (BWV Read more about June 10 Monday: Mass, Eternal Fire and Fountain of Love[…]