Christmas concert with Schola cantorum – Free entrance

Sunday 15th December at 2pm will chamber choir Schola cantorum hold a Christmas concert in Hallgrimskirkja. Conductor is Hörður Áskelsson. The concert will be radiobroadcasted on Channel 1 in Iceland and on every major radiostation across Europe. Free entrance and everybody is welcome.   Like & share:

Advent concerts with The Reykjavik Male choir

KARLAKÓR REYKJAVÍKUR – ADVENT CONCERT  Karlakór Reykjavíkur (The Reykjavik Male Choir) will hold its annual advent concerts in Hallgrímskirkja, one of Reykjavik´s most picturesque landmarks, as follows: Saturday, December 14th at 5pm Sunday, December 15th at 5pm and 8pm. A very special guest for these concerts is Sigrún Pálmadóttir soprano. This elegant artist has played Read more about Advent concerts with The Reykjavik Male choir[…]

CHRISTMAS CONCERTO AT NOON WITH SCHOLA CANTORUM

The chamber choir Schola cantorum performs diverse choral and christmas music. Friday December 20th at 12pm. Performers: SCHOLA CANTORUM. Conductor: Hörður Áskelsson. Soloists from the choir: Hildigunnur Einarsdóttir alto, Þorsteinn Freyr Sigurðsson tenor og Thelma Hrönn Sigurdórsdóttir soprano. Hot chocolate after the concert. Admission: 3000 ISK., discount for students, disabled and members of the Friends’ of the Read more about CHRISTMAS CONCERTO AT NOON WITH SCHOLA CANTORUM[…]

Orgel Matinée

Orgel Matinée Saturday 7th December at 1pm Björn Steinar Sólbergsson will play music on the Klais organ, works by J.S. Bach and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Erla Rut Káradóttir will perform on the choir organ. The concert will begin with short devotion from dr. Sigurður Árni Þórðarson. Everybody is welcome – free entrance. The program is Read more about Orgel Matinée[…]

Motet Choir performing Handel’s glorious oratorio Messiah: Saturday 7. December at 18:00 and Sunday 8.December at 16:00

For Advent 2019, the Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir, the Hallgrímskirkja International Baroque Orchestra and a stunning ensemble of soloists will be, conducted by Hörður Áskelsson. Handel’s Messiah is considered to be one of his most important compositions and indeed one of history’s greatest. A live performance of Messiah is always a festive event which no music Read more about Motet Choir performing Handel’s glorious oratorio Messiah: Saturday 7. December at 18:00 and Sunday 8.December at 16:00[…]

Legacy – Art exhibition opening by Guðrún A. Tryggvadóttir

After the festive Sunday service there will be art exhibition opening in the foyer at 12:15. Guðrún A. Tryggvadóttir will open her exhibition called Legacy and the exhibition will stand to 1st of March 2020. Free entrance and everybody is welcome.   Like & share:

Polyphonic music from the Renaissance to the Romantic era Saturday 16th @ 2 pm

The Choir and Camerata of the Iceland University of the Arts (IUA), and other instrumental and vocal students from the IUA will perform polyphonic music from the Renaissance to the Romantic era. The programme consists of pieces by Barbara Strozzi, Claudio Monteverdi, Thomas Morley, William Lawes, Clara Schumann, Johannes Brahms and Johann Sebastian Bach amongst Read more about Polyphonic music from the Renaissance to the Romantic era Saturday 16th @ 2 pm[…]

In Paradisum

Sunday 10th November at 5pm In Paradisum is the title of this year‘s annual All Saints concert by Schola Cantorum Chamber Choir in Hallgrím‘s Church. The title comes from one of the texts of the Requiem mass. In the concert, the choir will perform a diverse collection of religious compositions and arrangements by Icelandic and Read more about In Paradisum[…]

Orgel Matinée

Orgel Matinée Saturday 28. september at 12noon Björn Steinar Sólbergsson will play music on the Klais organ, works by J.S. Bach and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. 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: 191102.Orgelmatinée Like & share:

Lunchtime concert with Schola cantorum Wednesday 28 August at 12noon

The Chamber Choir of Hallgrímskirkja, Schola cantorum will perform a Lunchtime Concert at 12 noon on Wednesday August 28. The repertoire varies from Icelandic folk songs to english songs. Hörður Áskelsson is the conductor of Schola cantorum. Ticket price is 2.700 ISK. Ticets are sold at entrance 1hr before concert and on MIDI.is. About SCHOLA Read more about Lunchtime concert with Schola cantorum Wednesday 28 August at 12noon[…]