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Twenty-year anniversary concert of a unique saxophone/organ collaboration

February 6 @ 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm GMT

The organist Gunnar Gunnarsson and the saxophone player Sigurður Flosason celebrate the twenty-year anniversary of their unique collaboration focusing on religious hymns. The occasion will be celebrated with a special concert in Hallgrímskirkja where the duo will be joined by Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir
conducted by Hörður Áskelsson. Gunnar and Sigurður will perform their renowned psalm improvisations performed on multiple concerts and published on four CDs in the last two decades during the first half of the concert. They have both enriched the Icelandic psalm register, Sigurður by composing new psalms and Gunnar with his arrangements. In the second half of the concert, Gunnar and Sigurður will be joined by the Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir in performing their own compositions. Expect unique arrangements and improvisations.

Free entrance.

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Date:
February 6
Time:
8:15 pm - 10:00 pm
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Organizer

Hallgrimskirkja’s Friends of the Arts Society

Venue

Hallgrímskirkja
Hallgrimstorg 1
Reykjavík, 101 Iceland
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Phone:
+3545101000
Website:
www.hallgrimskirkja.is