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 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[…]

Lecture about the Green church/Grøn Kirke from Denmark

This Sunday, 13th October at 9:30am will Peter-Fishcer Möller, bishop from Roskilde, Denmark held a lectur in Hallgrimskirkja. The lecture starts at 9:30am in the North hall and has the theme ,,The Green church in Denmark”. This lecture is part of his visit through The Artic Circle Assembly here in Reykjavik. Everybody is welcome. Like Read more about Lecture about the Green church/Grøn Kirke from Denmark[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Festive service on New Years Day

Dr. Sigurður Árni Þórðarson will preach and celebrant with rev. Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir. Members from Hallgrimskirkja Motett choir sings. Conductor and organist is Hörður Áskelsson. Be welcome. Like & share: