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November 2017

Víkingur plays Mozart 30 Nov 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    -Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto no. 24 in C Minor
    Richard Strauss Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life)

  • Conductor

    Dima Slobodeniouk

  • Soloist

    Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson

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December 2017

Friday series 1 Dec 18:00 Norðurljós | Harpa

  • Program

    Arvo Pärt Für Alina
    Arvo Pärt Mozart-Adagio
    Arvo Pärt Spiegel im Spiegel
    W.A. Mozart Piano Concerto no. 24 in C Minor

  • Soloist and conductor

    Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson

  • Soloists

    Nicola Lolli violin
    Sigurgeir Agnarsson cello

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Bach and Mozart 7 Dec 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    J.S. Bach Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D Major
    W. A. Mozart Exsultate, jubilate
    W. A. Mozart Overture to Così fan tutte
    W. A. Mozart “Porgi amor” from The Marriage of Figaro
    W. A. Mozart “Martern aller Arten” from The Abduction from the Seraglio
    W. A. Mozart Symphony no. 31 “Paris”

  • Conductor

    Jonathan Cohen

  • Soloist

    Sally Matthews

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Christmas at the Symphony 16 Dec 14:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Iceland and Nordic Christmas music

  • Conductor

    Bernharður Wilkinson

  • Guests

    Margrét Eir
    Kolbrún Völkudóttir
    Barbara the Clown
    Reykjavík Girls’ Choir
    Iceland Ballet Academy
    Young soloists

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Christmas at the Symphony 16 Dec 16:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Iceland and Nordic Christmas music

  • Conductor

    Bernharður Wilkinson

  • Guests

    Margrét Eir
    Kolbrún Völkudóttir
    Barbara the Clown
    Reykjavík Girls’ Choir
    Iceland Ballet Academy
    Young soloists

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Christmas at the Symphony 17 Dec 14:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Iceland and Nordic Christmas music

  • Conductor

    Bernharður Wilkinson

  • Guests

    Margrét Eir
    Kolbrún Völkudóttir
    Barbara the Clown
    Reykjavík Girls’ Choir
    Iceland Ballet Academy
    Young soloists

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Christmas at the Symphony 17 Dec 16:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Iceland and Nordic Christmas music

  • Conductor

    Bernharður Wilkinson

  • Guests

    Margrét Eir
    Kolbrún Völkudóttir
    Barbara the Clown
    Reykjavík Girls’ Choir
    Iceland Ballet Academy
    Young soloists

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January 2018

Viennese favourites 4 Jan 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Operetta music and waltzes by Franz von Suppé, Emile Waldteufel, Johann Strauss the younger, and Franz Lehár, including selections from Die Fledermaus (The Bat) and The Merry Widow.

  • Conductor

    Karen Kamensek

  • Soloists

    Valgerður Guðnadóttir
    Kolbeinn Ketilsson

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Viennese favourites 5 Jan 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Operetta music and waltzes by Franz von Suppé, Emile Waldteufel, Johann Strauss the younger, and Franz Lehár, including selections from Die Fledermaus (The Bat) and The Merry Widow.

  • Conductor

    Karen Kamensek

  • Soloists

    Valgerður Guðnadóttir
    Kolbeinn Ketilsson

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Viennese favourites 6 Jan 16:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Operetta music and waltzes by Franz von Suppé, Emile Waldteufel, Johann Strauss the younger, and Franz Lehár, including selections from Die Fledermaus (The Bat) and The Merry Widow.

  • Conductor

    Karen Kamensek

  • Soloists

    Valgerður Guðnadóttir
    Kolbeinn Ketilsson

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Viennese favourites 6 Jan 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Operetta music and waltzes by Franz von Suppé, Emile Waldteufel, Johann Strauss the younger, and Franz Lehár, including selections from Die Fledermaus (The Bat) and The Merry Widow.

  • Conductor

    Karen Kamensek

  • Soloists

    Valgerður Guðnadóttir
    Kolbeinn Ketilsson

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Young Soloists 11 Jan 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Programme to be announced

  • Conductor

    Daniel Raiskin

  • Soloists

    Winners of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and Iceland Academy of the Arts soloists’ competition.

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Thus Spoke Zarathustra 18 Jan 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Grażyna Bacewicz Overture for orchestra
    Dmitri Shostakovich Cello Concerto no. 1
    Richard Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra

  • Conductor

    David Danzmayr

  • Soloist

    Alban Gerhardt

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ISO Youth Orchestra at Dark Music Days 25 Jan 17:30 Harpa

  • Program

    John Luther Adams Sila: The Breath of the World

  • Conductor

    Daníel Bjarnason

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Sæunn and Víkingur at Dark Music Days 25 Jan 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Magnús Blöndal Jóhannsson Adagio
    Páll Ragnar Pálsson Quake for cello and chamber ensemble
    Sebastian Fagerlund Drifts
    Haukur Tómasson Piano Concerto no. 2

  • Conductor

    Daníel Bjarnason

  • Soloists

    Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson
    Sæunn Þorsteinsdóttir

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Yrkja - Young Composers 26 Jan 12:00 Norðurljós | Harpa

  • Program

    Gísli Magnússon New work
    Veronique Vaka Jacques New work

  • Conductor

    Daníel Bjarnason

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February 2018

Beethoven Piano Concerti III 1 Feb 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart The Magic Flute, Overture
    Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto no. 5, “The Emperor”
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony no. 41, “Jupiter”

  • Conductor

    Matthew Halls

  • Soloist

    Paul Lewis

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Paul Lewis – Solo Recital 4 Feb 17:00 Norðurljós | Harpa

  • Program

    Joseph Haydn Piano Sonata í C Major Hob. XVI/50
    Ludwig van Beethoven 11 Bagatelles op. 119
    Johannes Brahms 6 Piano Pieces op. 118
    Joseph Haydn Piano Sonata in G Major Hob. XVI/40

  • Soloist

    Paul Lewis

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Ævar's Adventures 10 Feb 14:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    The programme will include music from Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, Ghostbusters, and other popular films.

  • Conductor

    Bernharður Wilkinson

  • Host

    Ævar Þór Benediktsson

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Osmo Conducts Shostakovich 15 Feb 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Sergei Prokofiev Lieutenant Kijé Suite
    Áskell Másson Silfurfljót (Silverstream)
    Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony no. 6

  • Conductor

    Osmo Vänskä

  • Soloist

    Einar Jóhannesson

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Friday Series 16 Feb 18:00 Norðurljós | Harpa

  • Program

    Gideon Klein String Trio
    Olivier Messiaen Selections from Quartet for the End of Time
    Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony no. 6

  • Clarinet and conductor

    Osmo Vänskä

  • Quartet

    Sigrún Eðvaldsdóttir violin
    Daniel Schmitt viola
    Bryndís Halla Gylfadóttir cello
    Anna Guðný Guðmundsdóttir piano

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March 2018

Beethoven's Fate Symphony 1 Mar 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Jónas Tómasson Sinfóníetta II
    Robert Schumann Violin Concerto
    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 5, “Fate”

  • Conductor

    Eivind Aadland

  • Soloist

    Baiba Skride

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Children’s Hour 3 Mar 11:30 Hörpuhorn | Harpa

  • Program

    The latter Children’s Hour concert of the season features a variety of light, entertaining pieces and music specially selected to welcome the spring

  • Host

    Hjördís Ástráðsdóttir

Ravel and Prokofiev 8 Mar 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Charles Gounod Symphony nr. 2
    Sergei Prokofiev Violin Concerto no. 1
    Maurice Ravel La Valse

  • Conductor

    Yan Pascal Tortelier

  • Soloist

    Nicola Lolli

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Friday series 9 Mar 18:00 Norðurljós | Harpa

  • Program

    Robert Schumann Three songs from Myrthen op. 25
    Robert Schumann Geistervariationen
    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 5, “Fate”

  • Conductor

    Yan Pascal Tortelier

  • Soloist

    Þóra Einarsdóttir

  • Pianists

    Anna Guðný Guðmundsdóttir
    Guðrún Dalía Salómonsdóttir

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Mattila Sings Wagner 15 Mar 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Anton Webern Passacaglia
    Richard Wagner Wesendonck-lieder
    Hector Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

  • Conductor

    Yan Pascal Tortelier

  • Soloist

    Karita Mattila

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Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra 18 Mar 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Richard Strauss Suite from Der Rosenkavalier
    Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto no. 4
    Jean Sibelius Symphony no. 1

  • Conductor

    Santtu-Matias Rouvali

  • Soloist

    Hélène Grimaud

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Edda II – The Lives of the Gods 23 Mar 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Jón Leifs Edda II: The Lives of the Gods

  • Conductor

    Hermann Bäumer

  • Soloists

    Hanna Dóra Sturludóttir
    Elmar Gilbertsson
    Kristinn Sigmundsson

  • Choir

    Schola Cantorum

  • Choir conductor

    Hörður Áskelsson

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April 2018

Ashkenazy and Nobu 20 Apr 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Fréderic Chopin Piano Concerto no. 2
    Sergei Rachmaninoff Symphony no. 2

  • Conductor

    Vladimir Ashkenazy

  • Soloist

    Nobuyuki Tsujii

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Amadeus – Film in Concert 26 Apr 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Movie

    Peter Schaffer and Milos Forman's Amadeus

  • Conductor

    Ludwig Wicki

  • Choir

    Motet Choir of Hallgrímskirkja

  • Choir conductor

    Hörður Áskelsson

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Amadeus – Film in Concert 27 Apr 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Movie

    Peter Schaffer and Milos Forman's Amadeus

  • Conductor

    Ludwig Wicki

  • Choir

    Motet Choir of Hallgrímskirkja

  • Choir conductor

    Hörður Áskelsson

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May 2018

The Dragon Within Me 12 May 14:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Elín Gunnlaugsdóttir and Laila Margrét Arnþórsdóttir The Dragon Within Me

  • Conductor

    Bjarni Frímann Bjarnason

  • Narrator

    Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir

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War 16 May 19:30 National Theatre of Iceland

  • Program

    Ragnar Kjartansson and Kjartan Sveinsson War

  • Conductor

    Bjarni Frímann Bjarnason

War 17 May 19:30 National Theatre of Iceland

  • Program

    Ragnar Kjartansson and Kjartan Sveinsson War

  • Conductor

    Bjarni Frímann Bjarnason

War 18 May 19:30 National Theatre of Iceland

  • Program

    Ragnar Kjartansson and Kjartan Sveinsson War

  • Conductor

    Bjarni Frímann Bjarnason

Janine Plays Sibelius 25 May 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Kaija Saariaho Ciel d’hiver (Winter Sky)
    Jean Sibelius Violin Concerto
    Béla Bartók Concerto for Orchestra

  • Conductor

    Daniel Blendulf

  • Soloist

    Janine Jansen

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June 2018

Mahler no. 2 1 Jun 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Gustav Mahler Symphony no. 2, “Resurrection”

  • Conductor

    Osmo Vänskä

  • Soloists

    Christiane Karg
    Sasha Cooke

  • Choir

    Motet Choir of Hallgrímskirkja

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Behzod plays Rachmaninoff 7 Jun 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Ludwig van Beethoven Egmont Overture
    Florence Price Symphony no. 1
    Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto no. 2

  • Conductor

    Joshua Weilerstein

  • Soloist

    Behzod Abduraimov

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