THE HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA MOTET CHOIR CHRISTMAS CONCERTO

Sunday 2th December at 5 pm & Tuesday 4th December at 8 pm

PERFORMERS: THE HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA MOTET CHOIR CONDUCTOR: HÖRÐUR ÁSKELSSON ORGANIST: BJÖRN STEINAR SÓLBERGSSON VIOLIN SOLO: AUÐUR HAFSTEINSDÓTTIR Lovely festive Christmas mood in the beautifully decorated church! At this year´s annual and ever popular Christmas Concerto of the Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir, a selection of beautiful choir music will be performed. The theme of the concert is the wonder and mystery of the Nativity and the programme includes a premiere of Magnificat by Sigurður Sævarsson, the hymn “Jesu, Joy of man’s desiring” to the music of J. S. Bach and O magnum mysterium by Olav Gjelo, where the interplay between the violin solo and the choir is truly charming. One of Iceland’s best violinists, Auður Hafsteinsdóttir, will also perform violin solos accompanied by the Klais organ.

Ticket prices: 5900 ISK. Tickets are sold at MIDI.IS and in Hallgrimskirkja from 9am – 4:30pm tel: 5101000. 

 

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