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 8th, Saturday: Evensong, bells, organ music and computers

5 PM EVENSONG Pastor Kristján Valur Ingólfsson. J.S.Bach cantata Bleib bei uns (BWV 6). David Erler countertenor, Benedikt Kristjánsson tenor, Oddur A. Jónsson bass, Schola Cantorum and the Hallgrímskirkja International Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Hörður Áskelsson. No entrance free. 5:50 PM – Bells of Hallgrimskirkja. Carillon. 6 PM – Carillon and bells of Hallgrímskirkja inside and out, Read more about June 8th, Saturday: Evensong, bells, organ music and computers[…]

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 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[…]