June 10 Monday: Mass, Eternal Fire and Fountain of Love

11 AM MASS on whit Monday. Pastors Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir and Sigurður Árni Þórðarson. Organist: Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Graduale Nobili youth choir. Conductor: Þorvaldur Örn Davíðsson.  3 PM The composer Sigurður Sævarsson interviewed in Ásmundarsalur. 5 PM CLOSING CONCERT – Eternal Fire, Fountain of Love. Three cantatas for Pentecost by J.S.Bach: Erschallet, ihr Lieder (BWV Read more about June 10 Monday: Mass, Eternal Fire and Fountain of Love[…]

Pentecost – service and concert

11 AM Service. Pastors Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir and Sigurður Árni Þórðarson. J.S.Bach’s cantata O ewiges Feuer (BWV 34) David Erler countertenor, Benedikt Kristjánsson tenor, Oddur A. Jónsson bass, with the Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir, the Hallgrímskirkja International Baroque Orchestra, and Björn Steinar Sólbergsson, organ. Conductor: Hörður Áskelsson.  All are welcome! 8 PM FESTIVAL CONCERT OF BAROQUE Read more about Pentecost – service and concert[…]

June 6th 12 AM Organ-matinée

Now you have a wonderful opportunity to spiritually prepare for the Pentecost and become immersed into the wonders of the sound of the Hallgrimskirkja. 12 AM ORGAN MATINÉE – Veni, Creator Spiritus. Björn Steinar Sólbergsson, the organist at Hallgrímskirkja, will play works for Pentecost by J.S.Bach and Duruflé. Pastor Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir will meditate on the sense Read more about June 6th 12 AM Organ-matinée[…]

June 5, 8 PM: Two trumpets and the Klais-organ

Two young Icelandic trumpet players, Jóhann Nardeau and Baldvin Oddsson, and a renowned French organist David Cassan regale the audience with baroque pomp and circumstances of the highest order. Works by Charpentier, Vivaldi ( the Seasons arr. for organ), Handel( Queen of Sheba and from “Pieces for a Musical Clock”) J.S. Bach (Triosonata no. 1) and others. Ticket: ISK 4.900 Read more about June 5, 8 PM: Two trumpets and the Klais-organ[…]

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[…]

Organ Matinée

Organ Matinée Saturday 4th May at 12 noon Björn Steinar Sólbergsson will play music on the Klais organ, works by J.S. Bach and Jean-François Dandrieu. The concert will begin with short devotion from dr. Sigurður Árni Þórðarson. Everybody is welcome – free entrance. The program is available to download here under:  190504.Orgel-matinée Like & share:

Iceland University of the Arts in Hallgrímskirkja II

Students from the Department of Music / Iceland University of the Arts, at a spring concert, Saturday, April 27th at 2pm. Beautiful religious music performed by students from the Department of Music / Iceland University of the Arts, at a spring concert, Saturday, April 27th at 2pm. Choral music, music for solo instruments and solo Read more about Iceland University of the Arts in Hallgrímskirkja II[…]

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. Read more about Program in Hallgrimskirkja during Lent and and Easter 2019[…]