Messiah – Georg Friedrich Händel

Saturday, Dec. 7th.   Time: 18:00 Sunday, Dec. 8th.  Time: 16:00 Tickets are sold at Hallgrimskirkja and on For Advent 2019, the Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir, the Hallgrímskirkja International Baroque Orchestra and a stunning ensemble of soloists will be performing Handel’s glorious oratorio Messiah, conducted by Hörður Áskelsson. Handel’s Messiah is considered

The oratory Mysterium by Hafliði Hallgrímsson

1st of June 2019 The festival of Sacred Arts will be held in Hallgrimskirkja during the celebration of the holy spirit at Pentecost. A highlight, with participation of the Hallgrimskirkja Motet Choir, will be the premier of the oratory Mysterium by composer Hafliði Hallgrimsson.  The oratory was commissioned by the

Romantic choral and organ music

Brahms Bruckner Mendelssohn ROMANTIC CHORAL AND ORGAN MUSIC SUNDAY MARCH 10TH AT 5 PM IN HALLGRIMSKIRKJA The Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir performs romantic choral music by Bruckner, Mendelssohn, Brahms and others. A lovely interplay of choral and organ music with soprano soloist Ásta Marý Stefánsdóttir, who won first prize in the

The annual Christmas Concert of the Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir – 2. and 4. December

Presale admission until 15. November: 4.900kr. Full admission: 5.900kr. The annual Christmas Concert of the Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir will be a festive affair as usual. This year’s program will be very delightful and festive as before and includes a wonderful mixture of Advent and Christmas music but also motets never

“THE GREATEST COMPOSITION OF ALL TIMES AND ALL NATIONS” – Mass in B minor by J.S. Bach, June 10th and 11th

The Motet Choir of Hallgrímskirkja will celebrate its 35th anniversary this year. To honor the occasion, Bach’s masterpiece, the Mass in B minor will be performed in Hallgrímskirkja on the 10th and 11th of June. Both concerts start at 5 pm and are arranged in collaboration with the Hallgrímskirkja Friends of the Arts

Hallgrímskirkja 30 years inauguration anniversary – Festive concerts October 29th at 7pm and October 30th at 5pm

Triumphant trumpets and thundering timpani will join the glorious orchestral tones of the International Baroque Orchestra of Hallgrímskirkja (previously of Den Haag) and the rapturous singing of the Hallgrímskirkja Motet Choir during celebratory performances of Charpentiers’s Fanfare and Te Deum and J. S. Bach’s Mass nr. 1 in F-Major on