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Concerts & Tickets

September 2021

The Wonders of Planet Earth 25 Sep 14:00 Laugardagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    An adventure-filled programme on the wonders of our planet, with music by John Williams, Richard Strauss, W.A. Mozart, Jón Leifs, and others.

  • Conductor

    Noam Aviel

  • Host

    Sævar Helgi Bragason

The Iceland Symphony Youth Orchestra Plays Sibelius 26 Sep 17:00 Sunnudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Jean Sibelius Symphony no. 2

  • Conductor

    Eva Ollikainen

  • Iceland Symphony Youth Orchestra

Dvořák's Cello Concerto 30 Sep 19:30 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Halldór Smárason infinite image
    Antonín Dvořák Cello Concerto
    Joan Tower Concerto for Orchestra

  • Conductor

    Peter Oundjian

  • Soloist

    Jonathan Swensen

October 2021

Strauss and Shostakovich 6 Oct 20:00 Miðvikudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Richard Strauss Horn Concerto no. 1
    Dmitri Shostakovich Piano Concerto no. 2
    Richard Strauss Don Juan

  • Conductor

    Eva Ollikainen

  • Soloists

    Ásta Dóra Finnsdóttir and Stefán Jón Bernharðsson

  • Host

    Halla Oddný Magnúsdóttir

Björk Orkestral – Live from Reykjavík 11 Oct 20:00 Mánudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Björk Orkestral

    Four special performances in association with Iceland Airwaves, which will be live-streamed online

  • Performers

    Björk
    Iceland Symphony Orchestra
    Hamrahlíð Choir
    Flute septet Viibra
    Katie Buckley and Jónas Sen

Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev 14 Oct 19:30 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Piotr Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet, fantasy overture
    Sergei Prokofiev Piano Concerto no. 2
    Emilie Mayer Symphony no. 7

  • Conductor

    Anja Bihlmaier

  • Soloist

    Bezhod Abduraimov

AIŌN 21 Oct 20:00 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Anna Þorvaldsdóttir and Erna Ómarsdóttir AIŌN

  • Conductor

    Anna-Maria Helsing

Björk Orkestral – Live from Reykjavík 24 Oct 17:00 Sunnudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Björk Orkestral

    Four special performances in association with Iceland Airwaves, which will be live-streamed online

  • Performers

    Björk
    Iceland Symphony Orchestra
    Hamrahlíð Choir
    Flute septet Viibra
    Katie Buckley and Jónas Sen

Jess Gillam and Prokoviev 28 Oct 19:30 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Doreen Carwithen Bishop Rock Overture
    Claude Debussy Rhapsody for orchestra and saxophone
    Alexander Glazunov Saxophone Concerto
    Sergei Prokofiev Symphony no. 5

  • Conductor

    Ryan Bancroft

  • Soloist

    Jess Gillam

Björk Orkestral – Live from Reykjavík 31 Oct 17:00 Sunnudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Björk Orkestral

    Four special performances in association with Iceland Airwaves, which will be live-streamed online

  • Performers

    Björk
    Iceland Symphony Orchestra
    Hamrahlíð Choir
    Flute septet Viibra
    Katie Buckley and Jónas Sen

November 2021

Magic of Centuries Past 3 Nov 20:00 Miðvikudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    John Dowland If My Complaints Could Passions Move
    Benjamin Britten Lachrymae
    Thomas Adès Three Studies from Couperin
    Maurice Ravel La Valse

  • Conductor

    Eva Ollikainen

  • Soloist

    Þórunn Ósk Marínósdóttir

  • Host

    Halla Oddný Magnúsdóttir

Högni and the Iceland Symphony Orchestra 5 Nov 18:00 Föstudagur Norðurljós | Harpa

  • Program

    New symphonic music by Högni Egilsson.

  • Conductor

    Kornilios Michailidis

Högni and the Iceland Symphony Orchestra 5 Nov 20:00 Föstudagur Norðurljós | Harpa

  • Program

    New symphonic music by Högni Egilsson.

  • Conductor

    Kornilios Michailidis

Eva Conducts Strauss 11 Nov 19:30 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Daníel Bjarnason From Space I Saw Earth
    Richard Strauss Till Eulenspiegel
    Richard Strauss Der Rosenkavalier, suite
    Richard Strauss Vier letzte Lieder

  • Conductors

    Eva Ollikainen, Daníel Bjarnason and Kornilios Michaildis

Björk Orkestral – Live from Reykjavík 15 Nov 20:00 Mánudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Björk Orkestral

    Four special performances in association with Iceland Airwaves, which will be live-streamed online

  • Performers

    Björk
    Iceland Symphony Orchestra
    Hamrahlíð Choir
    Flute septet Viibra
    Katie Buckley and Jónas Sen

Víkingur and Adès 18 Nov 19:30 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Jean Sibelius Rakastava (The Lover)
    Jean Sibelius The Tempest, suite no. 2
    Thomas Adès Dawn
    Thomas Adès In Seven Days, Piano Concerto

  • Conductor

    Thomas Adès

  • Soloist

    Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson

Víkingur Plays Mozart 19 Nov 20:00 Föstudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson plays solo works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his contemporaries, from his newly released Deutsche Grammophon album.

  • Soloist

    Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson

Víkingur Plays Mozart 20 Nov 20:00 Laugardagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson plays solo works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his contemporaries, from his newly released Deutsche Grammophon album.

  • Soloist

    Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson

Víkingur Plays Mozart 21 Nov 20:00 Sunnudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson plays solo works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his contemporaries, from his newly released Deutsche Grammophon album.

  • Soloist

    Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone™️ 25 Nov 19:00 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    John Williams Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone™️

  • Conductor

    Timothy Henty

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone™️ 26 Nov 19:00 Föstudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    John Williams Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone™️

  • Conductor

    Timothy Henty

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone™️ 27 Nov 19:00 Laugardagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    John Williams Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone™️

  • Conductor

    Timothy Henty

December 2021

Benedikt Sings Bach and Händel 2 Dec 19:30 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Georg Friedrich Handel Overture and arias from Messiah
    Georg Friedrich Handel Water Music, suites 2 and 3
    Georg Friedrich Handel Waft Her, Angels, from Jeptha
    Johann Sebastian Bach Aria from Cantata 198
    Joseph Haydn Symphony no. 99

  • Conductor

    Dirk Vermeulen

  • Soloist

    Benedikt Kristjánsson

The Iceland Symphony Christmas Family Concert 11 Dec - 18 Dec 14:00 Laugardagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Various Christmas favourites from throughout the centuries.

  • Conductor

    Eva Ollikainen

The Iceland Symphony Christmas Family Concert 11 Dec 16:00 Laugardagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Various Christmas favourites from throughout the centuries.

  • Conductor

    Eva Ollikainen

The Iceland Symphony Christmas Family Concert 12 Dec 14:00 Sunnudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Various Christmas favourites from throughout the centuries.

  • Conductor

    Eva Ollikainen

The Iceland Symphony Christmas Family Concert 12 Dec 16:00 Sunnudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Various Christmas favourites from throughout the centuries.

  • Conductor

    Eva Ollikainen

January 2022

Vienna Concert 6 Jan 19:30 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Music from operettas, waltzes and polkas by Johann Strauss, Franz Lehár, Emmerich Kálman, Hans Christian Lumbye, Ellen Sandels and others.

  • Conductor

    David Danzmayr

  • Soloists

    Herdís Anna Jónasdóttir and Elmar Gilbertsson

Vienna Concert 7 Jan 19:30 Föstudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Music from operettas, waltzes and polkas by Johann Strauss, Franz Lehár, Emmerich Kálman, Hans Christian Lumbye, Ellen Sandels and others.

  • Conductor

    David Danzmayr

  • Soloists

    Herdís Anna Jónasdóttir and Elmar Gilbertsson

Vienna Concert 8 Jan 17:00 Laugardagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Music from operettas, waltzes and polkas by Johann Strauss, Franz Lehár, Emmerich Kálman, Hans Christian Lumbye, Ellen Sandels and others.

  • Conductor

    David Danzmayr

  • Soloists

    Herdís Anna Jónasdóttir and Elmar Gilbertsson

Vienna Concert 8 Jan 19:30 Laugardagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Music from operettas, waltzes and polkas by Johann Strauss, Franz Lehár, Emmerich Kálman, Hans Christian Lumbye, Ellen Sandels and others.

  • Conductor

    David Danzmayr

  • Soloists

    Herdís Anna Jónasdóttir and Elmar Gilbertsson

Young Soloists 2022 13 Jan 19:30 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Programme to be announced

  • Conductor

    Anna-Maria Helsing

Shostakovich and Barber 20 Jan 19:30 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Unsuk Chin Frontispiece
    Samuel Barber Violin Concerto
    Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony no. 10

  • Conductor

    Michael Sanderling

  • Soloist

    Johan Dalene

Journey Without Destination 27 Jan 19:30 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Áskell Másson Capriccio
    Haukur Tómasson It Relaxes Me, the Repetition
    Ingibjörg Ýr Skarphéðinsdóttir Pons papilloma
    Kjartan Ólafsson Mar – Voyage Through Waves
    Sveinn Lúðvík Björnsson Glerhjallar

  • Conductor

    Ville Matvejeff

  • Soloists

    Áskell Másson, Bryndís Halla Gylfadóttir, Grímur Helgason and Sigrún Eðvaldsdóttir

Bára and Gunnar Andreas 28 Jan 12:15 Föstudagur Norðurljós | Harpa

  • Program

    Gunnar Andreas Kristinsson Flekar
    Bára Gísladóttir VAPE

  • Conductor

    Ville Matvejeff

February 2022

The Adventure of the Magic Flute 12 Feb 14:00 Laugardagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart The Magic Flute (shortened family version)

  • Conductor

    Kornilios Michailidis

  • Narrator

    Þórunn Arna Kristjánsdóttir

Die Walküre 24 Feb 18:00 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Cast

    Iréne Theorin Brünnhilde
    Christopher Ventris Siegmund
    Christa Mayer Fricka
    Claire Rutter Sieglinde
    Ólafur Kjartan Sigurðarson Wotan
    Kristinn Sigmundsson Hunding
    Lilja Guðmundsdóttir Helmwige
    Sigrún Pálmadóttir Gerhilde
    Margrét Hrafnsdóttir Ortlinde
    Sigríður Ósk Kristjánsdóttir Waltraute
    Agnes Thorsteins Siegrune
    Guja Sandholt Roβweiβe
    Hildigunnur Einarsdóttir Grimgerde
    Svanhildur Rósa Pálmadóttir Schwertleite

  • Opera

    Richard Wagner Die Walküre (The Valkyrie)

  • Conductor

    Eva Ollikainen

  • Directors

    Julia Burbach og Tal Rosner

  • Video

    Tal Rosner

Die Walküre 26 Feb 16:00 Laugardagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Cast

    Iréne Theorin Brünnhilde
    Christopher Ventris Siegmund
    Christa Mayer Fricka
    Claire Rutter Sieglinde
    Ólafur Kjartan Sigurðarson Wotan
    Kristinn Sigmundsson Hunding
    Lilja Guðmundsdóttir Helmwige
    Sigrún Pálmadóttir Gerhilde
    Margrét Hrafnsdóttir Ortlinde
    Sigríður Ósk Kristjánsdóttir Waltraute
    Agnes Thorsteins Siegrune
    Guja Sandholt Roβweiβe
    Hildigunnur Einarsdóttir Grimgerde
    Svanhildur Rósa Pálmadóttir Schwertleite

  • Opera

    Richard Wagner Die Walküre (The Valkyrie)

  • Conductor

    Eva Ollikainen

  • Directors

    Julia Burbach og Tal Rosner

  • Video

    Tal Rosner

March 2022

Víkingur and Daníel 2 Mar 20:00 Miðvikudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    John Adams Lollapalooza
    María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir Clockworking
    Daníel Bjarnason Piano Concerto no. 3

  • Conductor

    Daníel Bjarnason

  • Soloist

    Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson

Journey Through Orbit 11 Mar 18:00 Föstudagur Norðurljós | Harpa

  • Program

    Missy Mazzoli Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres)
    Kjartan Sveinsson New work
    Anna Þorvaldsdóttir CATAMORPHOSIS

  • Conductor

    Daníel Bjarnason

A German Requiem 17 Mar 19:30 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Olivier Messiaen Les Offrandes oubliées
    Johannes Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem

  • Conductor

    Bertrand de Billy

  • Soloists

    Emily Pogorelc and Jóhann Kristinsson

  • Choirs

    Mótettukórinn choir and Söngsveitin Fílharmónía choir

Mozart and Beethoven 24 Mar 19:30 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ballet music from Ideomeneo, selections
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Violin Concerto no. 5
    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 7

  • Conductor

    Kornilios Michailidis

  • Soloist

    Simos Papanas

Ein Heldenleben 31 Mar 19:30 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    George Walker Lyric for strings
    Richard Strauss Horn Concerto no. 2
    Richard Strauss Ein Heldenleben

  • Conductor

    Eva Ollikainen

  • Soloist

    Stefan Dohr

April 2022

Easter Concert 7 Apr 19:30 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Sofia Gubaidulina Sieben Worte
    Anton Bruckner Symphony no. 3

  • Conductor

    Eva Ollikainen

  • Soloists

    Geir Draugsvoll and Sigurgeir Agnarsson

Schumann and Schubert 28 Apr 19:30 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Galina Ustvolskaya Symphonic Poem no. 2
    Robert Schumann Cello Concerto
    Franz Schubert Symphony no. 9

  • Conductor

    Eva Ollikainen

  • Soloist

    Kian Soltani

The Message Pouch 30 Apr 14:00 Laugardagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Þorvaldur Þorsteinsson and Jóhann G. Jóhannsson The Message Pouch (Skilaboðaskjóðan)

  • Conductor

    Kornilios Michailidis

May 2022

Víkingur and John Adams 5 May 19:30 Fimmtudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    John Adams Short Ride in a Fast Machine
    John Adams Must the Devil Have All the Good Tunes?
    John Adams Harmonielehre

  • Conductor

    John Adams

  • Soloist

    Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson

Eva Conducts Shostakovich 18 May 20:00 Miðvikudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony no. 5

  • Conductor

    Eva Ollikainen

June 2022

Barbara Hannigan 3 Jun 19:30 Föstudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Programme to be announced

  • Conductor

    Barbara Hannigan

Barbara Hannigan 4 Jun 17:00 Laugardagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Programme to be announced

  • Conductor

    Barbara Hannigan

Marianna Plays Grieg 10 Jun 19:30 Föstudagur Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Edvard Grieg Piano Concerto
    Jórunn Viðar Fire
    Jórunn Viðar Ólafur liljurós
    Páll Ísólfsson The Feast at Solhaug
    Páll Ísólfsson From the Picture Book of Jónas Hallgrímsson

  • Conductor

    Rumon Gamba

  • Soloist

    Marianna Shirinyan