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Maximus Musicus on Culture Night 24 Aug 15:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Maurice Ravel Bolero
    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 5, 1st mvt.
    Aaron Copland Fanfare for the Common Man
    Sigvaldi Kaldalóns Á Sprengisandi
    Hallfríður Ólafsdóttir Maxi's Song

  • Conductor

    Bjarni Frímann Bjarnason

  • Narrator

    Valur Freyr Einarsson

Marathon Concert on Culture Night 24 Aug 17:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Works by JS Bach, Leonard Bernstein, Gioacchino Rossini, Ethel Smyth, John Williams, Vangelis, and others

  • Conductor

    Bjarni Frímann Bjarnason

  • Host

    Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir

Favorite Classics 30 Aug 20:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Sergei Prokofiev Selections from Romeo and Juliet
    Giacomo Puccini Un bel dì vedremo from Madama Butterfly
    Giacomo Puccini Che gelida manina from La bohème
    Johannes Brahms Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen from Ein deutsches Requiem
    Edward Elgar Nimrod from the Enigma Variations
    W.A. Mozart From Requiem
    Johann Pachelbel Canon in D
    W.A. Mozart Clarinet Concerto, 2. mvt.
    G.F. Händel Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah
    Samuel Barber Adagio for strings
    John Williams Schindler's List, main theme
    John Adams Short Ride in a Fast Machine
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky Symphony no. 4, finale

  • Conductor

    Daníel Bjarnason

  • Soloists

    Arngunnur Árnadóttir, Sigrún Eðvaldsdóttir, Elmar Gilbertsson and Hallveig Rúnarsdóttir

  • Host

    Guðni Tómasson
    Halla Oddný Magnúsdóttir

  • Choirs

    Hljómeyki Chamber Choir
    Motet Choir of Hallgrímskirkja
    The Philharmonia Choral Society

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Concert in Reykjanesbær 3 Sep 19:30 Hjómahöllinni í Reykjanesbæ

  • Program

    Edvard Grieg Selections from Peer Gynt
    W. A. Mozart Horn Concerto no. 3
    Sigfús Einarsson Draumalandið
    Sigvaldi Kaldalóns Ave María
    Antonin Dvořák “Song to the Moon” from Rusalka
    Giacomo Puccini Vissi d'arte from Tosca
    Jean Sibelius Symphony no. 5

  • Conductor

    Daníel Bjarnason

  • Soloist

    Stefán Jón Bernharðsson

  • Soloist

    Bylgja Dís Gunnarsdóttir

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Concert in Ísafjörður 5 Sep 19:30 Íþróttahúsið, Torfnesi, Ísafirði

  • Program

    Edvard Grieg Selections from Peer Gynt
    W.A. Mozart Horn Concerto no. 3
    Frédéric Chopin from Piano Concerto no. 2
    Páll Ísólfsson Úr útsæ rísa Íslands fjöll
    Sigfús Einarsson Draumalandið
    Sigvaldi Kaldalóns Ave María
    Antonin Dvořák “Song to the Moon” from Rusalka
    Giacomo Puccini Quando men vo from La bohème
    Jean Sibelius Symphony no. 5

  • Conductor

    Daníel Bjarnason

  • Soloist

    Herdís Anna Jónasdóttir

  • Soloists

    Stefán Jón Bernharðsson
    Mikolaj Ólafur Frach

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Family Concert in Ísafjörður 6 Sep 10:00 Íþróttahúsið Torfnesi

  • Program

    Music from Pippi Longstocking, Emil of Lönneberga, and other adventures by Astrid Lindgren, in new arrangements by Jóhann G. Jóhannsson

  • Conductor

    Daníel Bjarnason

  • Narrator

    Þórunn Arna Kristjánsdóttir
    Pétur Ernir Svavarsson

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ISO Youth Orchestra plays Beethoven's Ninth 22 Sep 17:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 9

  • Orchestra

    Iceland Symphony Youth Orchestra

  • Conductor

    Daniel Raiskin

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Noontime Concert in Norðurljós 18 Oct 12:00 Norðurljós | Harpa

  • Program

    Arcangelo Corelli Concerto grosso op. 6 no. 1
    George Frideric Handel Concerto grosso op. 6 no. 7

  • concertmaster

    Matthew Truscott

  • Iceland Symphony String Ensemble

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Noontime Concert in Eldborg 31 Oct 11:45 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Anna Thorvaldsdottir Aeriality
    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Symphony no. 4

  • Conductor

    Daníel Bjarnason

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

  • Program

    Leroy Anderson A Christmas Festival
    Katherine K. Davis The Little Drummer Boy
    Jórunn Viðar Það á að gefa börnum brauð
    Émile Waldteufel The Skaters’ Waltz
    Other christmas classics

  • Conductor

    Bjarni Frímann Bjarnason

  • Soloists

    Hrafnhildur Árnadóttir Hafstað
    Unnsteinn Manuel Stefánsson
    Kolbrún Völkudóttir

  • Host

    Barbara the Clown

  • Choirs

    Reykjavík Girls’ Choir
    Litlu Sprotarnir Sign Language Choir
    Reykjanes Music School Bell Choir

  • Dancers from the Iceland Ballet Academy
    Hörpuhópur Árnes Music School Recorder Ensemble
    Young percussionists

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Christmas at the Iceland Symphony 15 Dec 14:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Leroy Anderson A Christmas Festival
    Katherine K. Davis The Little Drummer Boy
    Jórunn Viðar Það á að gefa börnum brauð
    Émile Waldteufel The Skaters’ Waltz
    Other christmas classics

  • Conductor

    Bjarni Frímann Bjarnason

  • Soloists

    Hrafnhildur Árnadóttir Hafstað
    Unnsteinn Manuel Stefánsson
    Kolbrún Völkudóttir

  • Host

    Barbara the Clown

  • Choirs

    Reykjavík Girls’ Choir
    Litlu Sprotarnir Sign Language Choir
    Reykjanes Music School Bell Choir

  • Dancers from the Iceland Ballet Academy
    Hörpuhópur Árnes Music School Recorder Ensemble
    Young percussionists

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Christmas at the Iceland Symphony 15 Dec 16:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Leroy Anderson A Christmas Festival
    Katherine K. Davis The Little Drummer Boy
    Jórunn Viðar Það á að gefa börnum brauð
    Émile Waldteufel The Skaters’ Waltz
    Other christmas classics

  • Conductor

    Bjarni Frímann Bjarnason

  • Soloists

    Hrafnhildur Árnadóttir Hafstað
    Unnsteinn Manuel Stefánsson
    Kolbrún Völkudóttir

  • Host

    Barbara the Clown

  • Choirs

    Reykjavík Girls’ Choir
    Litlu Sprotarnir Sign Language Choir
    Reykjanes Music School Bell Choir

  • Dancers from the Iceland Ballet Academy
    Hörpuhópur Árnes Music School Recorder Ensemble
    Young percussionists

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Viennese Favourites 10 Jan 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Operetta selections and waltzes by Johann Strauss the Younger, Franz Lehár, Tchaikovsky, Mélanie Bonis, Amy Beach, and others.

  • Conductor

    Bjarni Frímann Bjarnason

  • Soloists

    Jóna G. Kolbrúnardóttir
    Garðar Thor Cortes

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Viennese Favourites 11 Jan 16:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Operetta selections and waltzes by Johann Strauss the Younger, Franz Lehár, Tchaikovsky, Mélanie Bonis, Amy Beach, and others.

  • Conductor

    Bjarni Frímann Bjarnason

  • Soloists

    Jóna G. Kolbrúnardóttir
    Garðar Thor Cortes

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Viennese Favourites 11 Jan 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Operetta selections and waltzes by Johann Strauss the Younger, Franz Lehár, Tchaikovsky, Mélanie Bonis, Amy Beach, and others.

  • Conductor

    Bjarni Frímann Bjarnason

  • Soloists

    Jóna G. Kolbrúnardóttir
    Garðar Thor Cortes

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Young Soloists 16 Jan 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Jacques Ibert Flute Concerto
    Max Bruch Violin Concerto no. 1
    Arne Nordheim Spur, Concerto for Accordion and Orchestra
    Alexander Arutiunian Trumpet Concerto in A-flat Major

  • Conductor

    Anna-Maria Helsing

  • Soloists

    Kristín Ýr Jónsdóttir
    Sólveig Vaka Eyþórsdóttir
    Flemming Viðar Valmundsson
    Gunnar Kristinn Óskarsson

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Iceland Symphony at Dark Music Days 30 Jan 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Atli Heimir Sveinsson Hjakk
    Bára Gísladóttir ÓS
    Missy Mazzoli Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres)
    Hugi Guðmundsson Accordion Concerto, premiere
    Snorri Sigfús Birgisson Concerto for Orchestra, premiere

  • Conductor

    Daníel Bjarnason

  • Soloist

    Andreas Borregaard

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Yrkja V: Young Composers 31 Jan 12:00 Norðurljós | Harpa

  • Program

    Eygló Höskuldsdóttir Viborg New work
    Sigurður Árni Jónsson New work

  • Conductor

    Bjarni Frímann Bjarnason

  • instructor

    Anna Thorvaldsdottir

AIŌN 1 Apr 20:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Anna Thorvaldsdottir and Erna Ómarsdóttir AIŌN

  • choreographer

    Erna Ómarsdóttir in collaboration with the dancers

  • Composer

    Anna Thorvaldsdottir

  • Conductor

    Anna-Maria Helsing

  • Video

    Pierre-Alain Giraud and Valdimar Jóhannsson

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Die Walküre 29 May 18:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Richard Wagner Die Walküre (The Valkyrie)

  • Conductor

    Alexander Vedernikov

  • Directors

    Julia Burbach and Tal Rosner

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