Winfried Bönig organ concert Saturday July 7th at 12 noon

This weekend, the International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja brings you the world renowned organist Winfried Böning. Böning is the Titular organist of Cologne Cathedral in Germany, one of the most sought after placement for an organist in the world. On Saturday July 7th at 12 noon Böning plays works by Vierne and Herbert Howells along with Bach’s Read more about Winfried Bönig organ concert Saturday July 7th at 12 noon[…]

Lunchtime concert: Schola cantorum, Wednesday June 27th at 12 noon

Schola cantorum, Hallgrímskirkja’s chamber choir, performs their second concert this summer on Wednesday June 27th at 12 noon, as part of the International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja. The concert includes pieces by Jón Nordal, Sigvaldi Kaldalóns, Byrd, Mendelssohn, Sigurður Sævarsson, Bruckner and Händel as well as traditional Icelandic music. After the concert, guests are invited to Read more about Lunchtime concert: Schola cantorum, Wednesday June 27th at 12 noon[…]

Opening of art exhibtion Votive by Inga Sigríður Ragnarsdóttir

    Inga Sigríður Ragnarsdóttir exhibits in Hallgrímskirkja Opening of the art exhibiton Votive – Áheit on Pentecost at 12.15 pm   Hallgrímskirkja’s Friends of the Arts Society presents Votive – Áheit by Inga Sigríður Ragnarsdóttir which opens after the Pentecost service on Sunday May 20th. Curator is Rósa Gísladóttir. The exhibition stands all summer and terminates in Read more about Opening of art exhibtion Votive by Inga Sigríður Ragnarsdóttir[…]

Concert – Séð frá tungli

Concert with students of the music department of IUA (Iceland University of the Arts) on Saturday, April 28th at 2pm at Hallgrímskirkja. Music by Icelandic composers Atli Heimir Sveinsson, Jón Ásgeirsson, Jórunn Viðar and Þorkell Sigurbjörnsson. The concert is a collaboration between the music department of IUA and Hallgrímskirkja Friends of the Arts Society. FREE ADMISSION Read more about Concert – Séð frá tungli[…]

J.S. Bach‘s St Matthew Passion in Hallgrímskirkja in Reykjavík on Good Friday, March 30 2018 at 6pm.

J.S. Bach‘s St Matthew Passion conducted by Hörður Áskelsson “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Johann Sebastian Bach‘s St Matthew Passion, one of history‘s most revered works of art, will be performed in Akureyri and Reykjavík during Holy Week by world-class soloists accompanied by the North Iceland Symphonic Orchestra, the North Iceland Read more about J.S. Bach‘s St Matthew Passion in Hallgrímskirkja in Reykjavík on Good Friday, March 30 2018 at 6pm.[…]

Hear my prayer – Lenten concert with the Hallgrimskirkja Motet Choir March 11th at 5 pm

Hear My Prayer The programme of this year‘s Lenten concert presented by the Motet Choir of Hallgrímskirkja consists of expressive sacred choral compositions that deal with loss, sorrow, prayer and consolation in the shadow of the cross. Well-known works by Henry Purcell, William Byrd, Pablo Casals, Morten Lauridsen and John Tavener are interspersed by psalm Read more about Hear my prayer – Lenten concert with the Hallgrimskirkja Motet Choir March 11th at 5 pm[…]

Festive sounds at New Years Eve – 30. and 31. December at 4:30 pm

FESTIVE SOUNDS AT NEW YEARS EVE! December 30, Saturday 4.30 pm ( EXTRA CONCERT) December 31, New Years Eve 4.30 pm Festive music for three trumpets, timpani and organ. Performers: Eiríkur Örn Pálsson, Einar St. Jónsson and Baldvin Oddsson trumpets, Eggert Pálsson timpani and Hörður Áskelsson organist at Hallgrimskirkja. Famous works by J.S.Bach (Toccata and Read more about Festive sounds at New Years Eve – 30. and 31. December at 4:30 pm[…]

Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir Christmas Concert – Solist: Elmar Gilbertsson

Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir Christmas Concert Solist: Elmar Gilbertsson December 9th at 5pm / December 10th at 5pm The annual Christmas Concert of the Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir will be a festive affair as usual. The title of the Concert this year is „O magnum mysterium“ or „The great wonder“. The theme resonates in this years program Read more about Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir Christmas Concert – Solist: Elmar Gilbertsson[…]