LUNCHTIME CONCERT WEDNESDAY AUGUST 14 AT 12 NOON

LUNCHTIME CONCERT WEDNESDAY AUGUST 14 AT 12 NOON   The Chamber Choir of Hallgrímskirkja, Schola cantorum will give a Lunchtime Concert at 12 noon on Wednesday August 14 at Hallgrímskirkja. The repertoire varies from Icelandic folk songs to english songs. Hörður Áskelsson is the conductor of Schola cantorum. Ticket price is 2.700 ISK.   About Read more about LUNCHTIME CONCERT WEDNESDAY AUGUST 14 AT 12 NOON[…]

Mass and music this week

Mass with Eucharist on all Wednesdays 8 am and Sundays 11 am. Concerts on Wednesdays 12 am – Schola cantorum. Organ-concerts on Thursdays 12 am, Saturdays 12 am and Sundays 5 pm. Ticket for the concerts at the entrance but grace of God is always free of charge, hence no entrance fee for the mass. Read more about Mass and music this week[…]

Going to a concert?

The Klais-organ of Hallgrimskirkja is a heavenly instrument designed for the worship and concerts in the church. During the summer there are organ-concerts every Thursday 12 am, Saturdays 12 am and Sundays 5 pm. Schola cantorum, one of the outstanding choirs of Hallgrimskirkja, sings in the concerts on Wednesdays 12 am. Tickets at the entrance. Read more about Going to a concert?[…]

Marina Albero and the Umbra-concert

4 June – Tuesday 12 AM Musician Marina Albero interviewed in Ásmundarsalur (a gallery close to the church). The talk will be in English. 9 PM HYMNS TO THE HOLY VIRGIN FROM THE RED BOOK OF MONTSERRAT “They sometimes want to sing and dance” Chamber ensemble Umbra with Marina Albero, internationally acclaimed psalterium player, perform Read more about Marina Albero and the Umbra-concert[…]

Finnbogi + Camus and the Stranger

12 PM Finnbogi Pétursson is the visual artist for the 2019 Church Arts Festival. Pastors of Hallgrimskirkja, Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir and Sigurður Árni Þórdarson, talk with the artist in Ásmundarsalur. The discussion will be in Icelandic. No admission. 9 PM THE STRANGER. A programme of sounds, words and music by Halldór Hauksson, inspired by the Read more about Finnbogi + Camus and the Stranger[…]

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[…]