Marina Albero and the Umbra-concert

4 June – Tuesday 12 AM Musician Marina Albero interviewed in Ásmundarsalur (a gallery close to the church). The talk will be in English. 9 PM HYMNS TO THE HOLY VIRGIN FROM THE RED BOOK OF MONTSERRAT “They sometimes want to sing and dance” Chamber ensemble Umbra with Marina Albero, internationally acclaimed psalterium player, perform Read more about Marina Albero and the Umbra-concert[…]

Finnbogi + Camus and the Stranger

12 PM Finnbogi Pétursson is the visual artist for the 2019 Church Arts Festival. Pastors of Hallgrimskirkja, Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir and Sigurður Árni Þórdarson, talk with the artist in Ásmundarsalur. The discussion will be in Icelandic. No admission. 9 PM THE STRANGER. A programme of sounds, words and music by Halldór Hauksson, inspired by the Read more about Finnbogi + Camus and the Stranger[…]

June 2nd Mass, music-talks and concert

11.00 Mass. Pastors Sigurdur Arni Thordarson and Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir. Hljómeyki will sing. Director Marta Guðrún Halldórsdóttir. Organist Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Brassband: Baldvin Oddsson, Jóhann Nardeau, Oddur Björnsson and Sigurður Þorbergsson. The Eucharist is an open one. 15.00 Music-talk in Ásmundarsalur. Halldór Hauksson talks with the composer Hafliði Hallgrímsson about the making and meaning of Read more about June 2nd Mass, music-talks and concert[…]

June 1st: Music, visual arts and Mysterium

June 1st. the opening of Hallgrímskirkja’s Church Arts Festival. 15.00 Organ music and trumpets: Isabelle Demers, Jóhann Nardeau, Baldvin Oddsson and Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Free admission. 15.30 Opening of Finnbogi Pétursson’s exhibition in Hallgrímskirkja and Ásmundarsalur. Free admission. 17:00 Concert. Mysterium, a new oratorio by Hafliði Hallgrímsson. Motet-choir of Hallgrimskirkja and Shola cantorum. Herdís Anna Jónasdóttir, Hanna Read more about June 1st: Music, visual arts and Mysterium[…]

Welcome to meditation, Thursday 16th. 12 o’clock

Do you want to listen to the organ of Hallgrimskirkja and take a time for reflection or prayer? Then come to the meditation, Thursday May 16th at 12pm. Pastor Sigurdur Arni Thordarson. Organist: Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. 30 minutes of organ music, meditation and prayer. After the service we will sell soup and bread in the Read more about Welcome to meditation, Thursday 16th. 12 o’clock[…]

Mass – Sunday May 12th 11am

Pastor Sigurður Árni Þórðarson. Organist is Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Schola cantorum sings. Sunday school is led by Inga Harðardóttir, Rósa Árnadóttir and Kristín Bjarnadóttir. An overview for the liturgy in English and some other languages is handed out at the entrance. All are welcome to the mass and the Eucharist is an open one, ie Read more about Mass – Sunday May 12th 11am[…]