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[…]

Legacy – Art exhibition opening by Guðrún A. Tryggvadóttir

After the festive Sunday service there will be art exhibition opening in the foyer at 12:15. Guðrún A. Tryggvadóttir will open her exhibition called Legacy and the exhibition will stand to 1st of March 2020. Free entrance and everybody is welcome.   Like & share:

Polyphonic music from the Renaissance to the Romantic era Saturday 16th @ 2 pm

The Choir and Camerata of the Iceland University of the Arts (IUA), and other instrumental and vocal students from the IUA will perform polyphonic music from the Renaissance to the Romantic era. The programme consists of pieces by Barbara Strozzi, Claudio Monteverdi, Thomas Morley, William Lawes, Clara Schumann, Johannes Brahms and Johann Sebastian Bach amongst Read more about Polyphonic music from the Renaissance to the Romantic era Saturday 16th @ 2 pm[…]

In Paradisum

In Paradisum is the title of this year‘s annual All Saints concert by Schola Cantorum Chamber Choir in Hallgrím‘s Church. The title comes from one of the texts of the Requiem mass. In the concert, the choir will perform a diverse collection of religious compositions and arrangements by Icelandic and foreign composers alike, mostly from Read more about In Paradisum[…]

Iceland University of the Arts in Hallgrímskirkja II

Students from the Department of Music / Iceland University of the Arts, at a spring concert, Saturday, April 27th at 2pm. Beautiful religious music performed by students from the Department of Music / Iceland University of the Arts, at a spring concert, Saturday, April 27th at 2pm. Choral music, music for solo instruments and solo Read more about Iceland University of the Arts in Hallgrímskirkja II[…]

Romantic choral and organ music Sunday 10th March at 5pm

Romantic choral and organ music The Hallgrimskirkja Motet Choir Sunday 10th March at 5pm The Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir will perform romantic choral music by Bruckner, Mendelssohn and others. A lovely interplay of choral and organ music characterises the programme. Organ: Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Soloist: Ásta Marý Stefánsdóttir soprano Conductor: Hörður Áskelsson. Ticket price 3900 ISK. Read more about Romantic choral and organ music Sunday 10th March at 5pm[…]

Art exhibition opening – Manifestations

Art exhibition opening – Manifestations Artist: Guðrún Sigríður Haraldsdóttir Sunday 10th March at 12:15 after service A new art exhibition by Guðrún Sigríður Haraldsdóttir, in the foyer and hallways of Hallgrímskirkja. As described by the artist in summer 2018: “The pieces are addressing human existence-and how we tackle it both personally and generally. I seek Read more about Art exhibition opening – Manifestations[…]

Guests from Lithuania – Bach, Händel and Jurga

The famous Lithuanian singer Jurga and organist Diana Enciené perform a collection of musical classics. Admission: 2.000 ISK. Tickets are sold on MIDI.IS and at entrance 1 hour before concert. Like & share: