Hallgrímur Pétursson 400th anniversary

Festival in Hallgrimskirkja october 24 – 31 2014

Concerts, art exhibition, lectures, panel discussions, festive services, new poetry to celebrate the memory of the renowned poet Hallgrímur Pétursson.

Friday Oct 24th 8 pm

Old hymns by Hallgrímur Pétursson in new settings.
Kirstin Erna Blöndal soprano, Gunnar Gunnarsson organ, Sigtryggur Baldursson percussion and G. Vignir Karlsson electrics.
Admission ISK 3000.

Saturday Oct 25th 12 noon

“Celebration”
Organ piece by Wayne Siegel, professor at the Aarhus Conservatory for robot-controlled pipe organ and weather satellite (2014), composed on this occation. The piece is composed and performed by a computer connected directly to the large Klais organ in the church without human intervention.
Admission: ISK 2000

Sunday Oct 26 5 pm

Michael Jón Clarcke: Passion hymns by Hallgrímur Pétursson for voice and organ
Michael Jón Clarcke baritone and Eyþór Ingi Jónsson organ
Admission: ISK 3000

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The Hallgrimskirkja Friends of the Arts Society 32. season- Hallgrimskirkja