The trials of Jeremiah

The musical group Corpo di Strumenti and alto Hildigunnur Einarsdóttir perform Charpentier’s Leçons de ténèbres and other pieces. The Trials of Jeremiah became the inspiration for a unique music form in 16th Century France called “Leçons de ténèbres” or “lessons in darkness”. These lessons consisted of austere and refined performances of songs during Holy Week. Read more about The trials of Jeremiah[…]

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

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 Read more about Twenty-year anniversary concert of a unique saxophone/organ collaboration[…]

The trials of Jeremiah

THE TRIALS OF JEREMIAH Saturday 8th of February at 4 pm Hallgrímskirkja The musical group Corpo di Strumenti and alto Hildigunnur Einarsdóttir perform Charpentier’s Leçons de ténèbres and other pieces. The Trials of Jeremiah became the inspiration for a unique music form in 16th Century France called “Leçons de ténèbres” or “lessons in darkness”. These Read more about The trials of Jeremiah[…]

TWENTY-YEAR ANNIVERSARY CONCERT OF A UNIQUE SAXONPHONE/ORGAN COLLABORATION

TWENTY-YEAR ANNIVERSARY CONCERT OF A UNIQUE SAXONPHONE/ORGAN COLLABORATION Thursday 6th of February at 8:15 pm Free entrance 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 Read more about TWENTY-YEAR ANNIVERSARY CONCERT OF A UNIQUE SAXONPHONE/ORGAN COLLABORATION[…]

Advent concerts with The Reykjavik Male choir

KARLAKÓR REYKJAVÍKUR – ADVENT CONCERT  Karlakór Reykjavíkur (The Reykjavik Male Choir) will hold its annual advent concerts in Hallgrímskirkja, one of Reykjavik´s most picturesque landmarks, as follows: Saturday, December 14th at 5pm Sunday, December 15th at 5pm and 8pm. A very special guest for these concerts is Sigrún Pálmadóttir soprano. This elegant artist has played Read more about Advent concerts with The Reykjavik Male choir[…]

Concert with Reykjavik Cathedral Choir

Sunday November 24 at 5pm Night songs – Icelandic Contemporary Music Reykjavík Cathedral Choir Conductor: Kári Þormar Program: Þorkell Nordal – Orðfæri Hjalti Nordal – Umbót Jón Nordal – Óttusöngvar Soloists: Harpa Ósk Björnsdóttir, soprano Jón Svavar Jósefsson, contra tenor Björn Steinar Sólbergsson, organ Frank Aarnink, percussion Inga Rós Ingólfsdóttir, cello Admission: 3.500 ISK. Ticket’s Read more about Concert with Reykjavik Cathedral Choir[…]

June 5, 8 PM: Two trumpets and the Klais-organ

Two young Icelandic trumpet players, Jóhann Nardeau and Baldvin Oddsson, and a renowned French organist David Cassan regale the audience with baroque pomp and circumstances of the highest order. Works by Charpentier, Vivaldi ( the Seasons arr. for organ), Handel( Queen of Sheba and from “Pieces for a Musical Clock”) J.S. Bach (Triosonata no. 1) and others. Ticket: ISK 4.900 Read more about June 5, 8 PM: Two trumpets and the Klais-organ[…]

Festive New Year Sounds!

Festive New Year Sounds Sunday December 30th at 5 pm & Monday December 31st at 4 pm. The highly popular New Years event returns with festive music for two trumpets and organ. Two exceptional young Icelandic trumpet players visit from New York and Paris to start the New Year festivities with the Klais organ. Music by Read more about Festive New Year Sounds![…]