The International Organ Summer 2017

INTERNATIONAL ORGAN SUMMER 21TH JUNE – 20TH AUGUST 2017 International Organ Summer starts this Wednesday 21th June with a magnificent concert with the chamber choir Schola cantorum. This popular summer concert series celebrates among the majestic Klais organ 25 years anniversery. So in Hallgrimskirkja will be held from 21th June to 20th August four concerts Read more about The International Organ Summer 2017[…]

Concerts next weekend: Mass in b-minor

Next weekend 10th and 11th June at 5 pm will be a great feast in Hallgrimskirkja. Concerts celebrating 35 years anniversery of the Hallgrimskirkja’s Motet choir were they will perform J.S. Bach, Mass in b-minor. Performing with them are Hallgrimskirkja’s International Baroqe Orchestra and singers are Hannah Morrison (soprano), Alex Potter (countertenor), Elmar Gilbertsson (tenor) Read more about Concerts next weekend: Mass in b-minor[…]

Sunday service 26. February at 11 am

Rev. Birgir Ásgeirsson will preach and celebrant with Rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir. The Motet Choir sings. Organist is Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Sunday school is lead by Ragnheiður og Karítas. After the service will open new art exhibition in the foyer. Coffee afterwards in the South hall. Welcome. Smelltu á like og deildu:

SCHUBERT’S SONG CYCLES Wednesday February 15th at 8 pm.

Baritone Oddur A. Jónsson and pianist Somi Kim perform Schubert’s song cycles. The program consists of Heine’s Schwanengesang poems, Gesänge des Harfners from Wilhelm Meister by Goethe and a selection of Schubert’s song cycles. A unique and intimate experience with excellent artists. The Bösendorfer grand piano, a memorial gift to the church, will be used Read more about SCHUBERT’S SONG CYCLES Wednesday February 15th at 8 pm.[…]

Harvard University choir concert in Hallgrímskirkja Friday 20. january at 8 pm

The Harvard University Choir gives a concert in Hallgrimskirkja Reykjavik Friday Januar 20th at 8 PM in cooperation with the Hallgrimskirkja’s Friends of the Arts Society, 35th season. On the program are  works by Byrd, J.S. Bach’s motet “Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf” and more. Conductor is Edward Elwyn Jones, Choirmaster at Harvard University and Thomas Sheehan, the Associate University Organist, plays the Read more about Harvard University choir concert in Hallgrímskirkja Friday 20. january at 8 pm[…]

Festive sounds at New Years Eve 31. december at 4.30 pm

Festive music for three trumpets, timpany and organ. Famous works by J.S.Bach ( Toccata and fuge in d- minor), Albinoni ( Adagio), Charpentier and more. Ásgeir H. Steingrímsson, Eiríkur Örn Pálsson, Einar St. Jónsson trumpets, Eggert Pálsson timpany and Björn Steinar Sólbergsson, organist at Hallgrimskirkja. The New Years mood is set by the Festive Sounds of the long time musical partners, and Read more about Festive sounds at New Years Eve 31. december at 4.30 pm[…]

Christmas music festival

HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA CHRISTMAS MUSIC FESTIVAL Every year in December fabulous and festive Christmas and Advent music takes center stage in Hallgrímskirkja Church in Reykjavík during the annual Hallgrímskirkja Christmas Music Festival. This year is no exception with the 2016 version providing a dazzling and diverse array of choral, organ and instrumental music that will bring good Read more about Christmas music festival[…]