Organ concert in Hallgrimskirkja
James D. Hicks organist from USA
Saturday 29th September at 5pm
This program is devoted to world premiere performances of works by Nordic composers commissioned by James D. Hicks.
Admission: 2500 ISK. Discount for students, seniors and disabled. Tickets are sold online on midi.is and at the entrance 1 hour before the concert.
Fantasía um Ísland, farsælda Frón*(2015) Hildigunnur Rúnarsdóttir (b.1964)
The Vikings Arthur Wills (b.1926)
Nordic Variations* (2018) Fredrik Sixten (b.1962) (based on the Íslandic folktune Sofðu unga ástin mín)
Himna smiður*(2017) World Premiere Sigurður Sævarsson (b.1963)
Leksand Tune (from Dalecarlian Reflections*, 2016) Nils Lindberg (b.1933)
Who Can Sail Without The Wind* (2018) World Premiere Lars Karlsson (b.1953)
Three Settings of Folk Themes From Greenland* (2017) Kristian Blak (b.1947) Umiaq – Qujaq – Ajukutook
Toccata (from Tre stycken) Anders S. Börjesson (b.1975)
Lingua*(2018) World Premiere Gunnar Andreas Kristinsson (b.1976)
PrætoriusVariationer Jesper Madsen (1957-1999)
(* denotes commissioned work by James D. Hicks)