Program in Hallgrimskirkja during Lent and and Easter 2019

Program and opening hours in Hallgrimskirkja during Lent and and Easter 2019

Palm Sunday 14th April: Open from 9am – 5pm, tower open 9am – 4:30pm.
Mass at 11 am: Pastors: Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir and Sigurdur Arni Thordarson. The Motet-Choir of Hallgrimskirkja sings. Guest-choir Alumni from Clare College, Cambridge, England. Conductor Graham Ross. Organist Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Sunday-school: Inga Harðardóttir, youth coordinator.
Tower is closed between 10:30 – 12:15.

Monday 15th April: Open from 9am – 5pm, tower open 9am – 4:30pm.

Tuesday 16th April: Open from 9am – 5pm, tower open 9am – 4:30pm.

Wednesday 17th April: Open from 9am – 5pm, tower open 9am – 4:30pm.

Maundy Thursday 18th April: Open from 9am – 5pm, tower open 9am – 4:30pm.
20 pm: Mass and Gethsemane-meditation. Pastor Sigurdur Arni Thordarson. Schola cantorum sings. Conductor and organist Hörður Áskelsson. After the mass is a Gethsemane-meditation. The alter will be stripped and psalm 22 will be read. Schola cantorum performs Miserere by Gregorio Allegri.

Good Friday 19th April: Open from 9am – 6pm, tower open 9am – 5.30pm
11 am: Good Friday service. Pastor Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir. Organist Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Hallgrimskirkja Motet-Choir sings. Heiðdís Hanna Sigurðardóttir, soprano sings.
Tower is closed between 10:30 – 12:15.

Reading of the Hymns of the Passion from 1pm – 6:30pm: Hymns of the Passion by Hallgrímur Péturson will be read and inbetween readings will music be played.

Saturday 20th April: Open from 9am – 5pm, tower open 9am – 4:30pm.

Easter Sunday 21st April: Open from 7,30am – 1pm. Tower closed 
8am: Mass. Pastors: Sigurdur Arni Thordarson and Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir. Hallgrimskirkja Motet-Choir sings. Conductor Hörður Áskelsson. Organist Björn Steinar Sólbergsson.

11am: Mass. Pastors Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir and Sigurdur Arni Thordarson. Hallgrimskirkja’s Motet-Choir sings. Conductor: Hörður Áskelsson. Organist: Björn Steinar Sólbergsson.
Sunday school: Inga Harðardóttir, youth co-ordinator.

Easter Monday April 22ndOpen from 9am – 5pm, tower open 9am – 4:30pm.
Mass 11am. Pastor Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir. Hallgrímskirkja Motet-Choir sings.
Organist: Guðmundur Sigurðsson.                            Tower is closed between 10:30 – 12:15.

Thursday 23rd April: Tower closed to 1th of June due to installation of a new elavator. Tower will then be closed from 23th April to 1th of June.

The tower is closed when there is a service/mass and the church is then only open for service guests.

Further information is on our calendar about events and closing of the church due ceremonys and on The Friends of Arts society webpage for concerts.

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