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Children's Programme on Culture Night 19 Aug 15:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    A selection of the winter programme for children

  • Conductor

    Bernharður Wilkinson

  • Guests

    Ævar Þór Benediktsson
    Sigurður Þór Óskarsson
    Þórunn Arna Kristjánsdóttir

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Romeo and Juliet on Culture Night 19 Aug 17:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Sergei Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet, ballet music
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet, fantasy overture

  • Conductor

    Keri-Lynn Wilson

  • narrators

    Sigurður Þór Óskarsson
    Þórunn Arna Kristjánsdóttir

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Our classics 1 Sep 20:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Georges Bizet Carmen, overture
    Gaetano Donizetti Una furtiva lagrima from L'elisir d'amore
    George Gershwin Summertime from Porgy and Bess
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky Gremin's Aria from Eugene Onegin
    Georges Bizet Votre toast from Carmen
    Leo Delibes Flower duett from Lakmé
    Giuseppe Verdi Va, pensiero from Nabucco
    Giacomo Puccini O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi
    Giacomo Puccini Nessun dorma from Turandot
    Henry Purcell When I am laid in earth from Dido and Aeneas
    W.A. Mozart Queen of the Night from The Magic Flute
    W.A. Mozart Pa-pa-gena…Pa-pa-geno from The Magic Flute
    Antonín Dvorák Song To The Moon from Rusalka
    Richard Wagner Pilgrim's Chorus from Tannhäuser
    Pietro Mascagni Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana
    Georges Bizet Au fond du temple saint from Les pêcheurs de perles
    Georges Bizet Habanera from Carmen
    Giuseppe Verdi Libiamo ne’ lieti calici from La traviata

  • Conductor

    Daníel Bjarnason

  • Soloists

    Þóra Einarsdóttir, Sigrún Hjálmtýsdóttir, Dísella Lárusdóttir, Hallveig Rúnarsdóttir, Suzanne Fischer, Sigríður Ósk Kristjánsdóttir, Hildigunnur Einarsdóttir, Elmar Gilbertsson, Ólafur Kjartan Sigurðarson and Kristinn Sigmundsson

  • Choirs

    Icelandic Opera Choir
    Reykjavík Opera Choir
    Kópavogur Men's Choir

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ISO Youth Orchestra plays The Rite of Spring 24 Sep 17:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Igor Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

  • Conductor

    Daniel Raiskin

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Astrid Lindgren Programme 30 Sep 16:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Music from Pippi Longstocking, Emil of Lönneberga, and other adventures by Astrid Lindgren

  • Conductor

    Anna-Maria Helsing

  • narrators

    Þórunn Arna Kristjánsdóttir
    Sigurður Þór Óskarsson

  • Choir

    Kársnes School Choir, Álfheiður Björgvinsdóttir choir director

  • Arranger

    Jóhann G. Jóhannsson

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Leila Josefowicz 3 Oct 19:30 Norðurljós | Harpa

  • Program

    Jean Sibelius Valse triste
    Sergei Prokofiev Violin Sonata no. 1 in F Minor
    Bernd Alois Zimmermann Sonata 1950
    John Adams Road Movies

  • Soloist

    Leila Josefowicz

  • Accompanist

    John Novacek

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Calder String Quartet 8 Oct 17:00 Norðurljós | Harpa

  • Program

    Franz Schubert String Quartet in D Minor, Death and the Maiden
    Esa-Pekka Salonen Homunculus
    Daníel Bjarnason Stillshot
    Andrew Norman Stop Motion

  • Calder string quartet

    Benjamin Jacobson violin
    Andrew Bulbrook violin
    Jonathan Moerschel viola
    Eric Byers cello

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Hollywood / Reykjavík 12 Oct 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Music from popular films, including Ben-Hur, The Bridge over the River Kwai, Gone with the Wind, Sunset Boulevard, The Monuments Men, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Superman, and Star Wars.

  • Conductor

    Richard Kaufman

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Children's Hour 21 Oct 11:30 Hörpuhorn | Harpa

  • Program

    Dance music from different cultures plus a selection of light, entertaining songs

  • Host

    Hjördís Ástráðsdóttir

Icelandic Symphony on Airwaves 2 Nov 20:00 Eldborg | Harpa

  • Program

    Anna Þorvaldsdóttir Dreaming
    Hildur Guðnadóttir Under Takes Over
    María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir Aequora
    Þuríður Jónsdóttir Flow and Fusion

  • Conductor

    Anna-Maria Helsing

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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 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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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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ISO Youth Orchestra at Dark Music Days 25 Jan 18:00 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

    Páll Ragnar Pálsson Quake for cello and chamber ensemble
    Haukur Tómasson Piano Concerto no. 2
    Other works TBA

  • 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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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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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

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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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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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