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).
Sunday 15th December at 2pm will chamber choir Schola cantorum hold a Christmas concert in Hallgrimskirkja. Conductor is Hörður Áskelsson. The concert will be radiobroadcasted on Channel 1 in Iceland and on every major radiostation across Europe. Free entrance and everybody is welcome.
KARLAKÓR REYKJAVÍKUR – ADVENT CONCERT Karlakór Reykjavíkur (The Reykjavik Male Choir) will hold its annual advent concerts in Hallgrímskirkja, one of Reykjavik´s most picturesque landmarks, as follows: Saturday, December 14th at 5pm Sunday, December 15th at 5pm and 8pm. A very special guest for these concerts is Sigrún Pálmadóttir soprano. This elegant artist has played Read more about Advent concerts with The Reykjavik Male choir[…]
Sunday service and sunday school Third Sunday of Advent – 15th December at 11am Rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir will celebrant and preach. Hallgrimskirkja Motet choir will sing. Organist is Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Sunday school is led by Ragnheiður Bjarnadóttir and Rósa Árnadóttir. Everyone is welcome, after the service is coffee.
The chamber choir Schola cantorum performs diverse choral and christmas music. Friday December 20th at 12pm. Performers: SCHOLA CANTORUM. Conductor: Hörður Áskelsson. Soloists from the choir: Hildigunnur Einarsdóttir alto, Þorsteinn Freyr Sigurðsson tenor og Thelma Hrönn Sigurdórsdóttir soprano. Hot chocolate after the concert. Admission: 3000 ISK., discount for students, disabled and members of the Friends’ of the Read more about CHRISTMAS CONCERTO AT NOON WITH SCHOLA CANTORUM[…]
Evening Church Thursday December 12th at 7-9,30 pm All who enter Hallgrimskirkja this evening will enter a quiet church lit with candle light. Evening Church is a collaboration project of Hallgrímskirkja and Dómkirkjan Cathedral. All are welcome to the quiet and silent sanctuary for prayer and meditation. No photographing or talking is allowed in the Read more about Evening Church[…]
Meditation with organ music Thursday 12th December at 12noon Pastor: Rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir will lead the prayer and devotion and organist Björn Steinar Sólbergsson plays the organ. Afterwards the service we will sell soup and bread in the South-hall. Everybody is welcome.
Noon prayer meeting on Monday at 12:15pm. In the chapel on the left side of the alter. Everybody is welcome to join.
Sunday service and sunday school Second Sunday of Advent 8th December at 11am Rev. Sigurður Árni Þórðarson will celebrant and preach. Reykjavik’s Male Choir will sing. Conductor is Friðrik S. Kristinsson. Organist is Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Sunday school is led by Bogi Benediktsson and Rósa Árnadóttir. Everyone is welcome, after the service is coffee.
Orgel Matinée Saturday 7th December at 1pm Björn Steinar Sólbergsson will play music on the Klais organ, works by J.S. Bach and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Erla Rut Káradóttir will perform on the choir organ. The concert will begin with short devotion from dr. Sigurður Árni Þórðarson. Everybody is welcome – free entrance. The program is Read more about Orgel Matinée[…]
Motet Choir performing Handel’s glorious oratorio Messiah: Saturday 7. December at 18:00 and Sunday 8.December at 16:00
For Advent 2019, the Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir, the Hallgrímskirkja International Baroque Orchestra and a stunning ensemble of soloists will be, conducted by Hörður Áskelsson. Handel’s Messiah is considered to be one of his most important compositions and indeed one of history’s greatest. A live performance of Messiah is always a festive event which no music Read more about Motet Choir performing Handel’s glorious oratorio Messiah: Saturday 7. December at 18:00 and Sunday 8.December at 16:00[…]