Arctic Concerts – Hallveig Rúnarsdóttir & Jóhannes Andreasen


20:30

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Arctic Concerts

Every Thursday nights at 20.30  throughout the summer season

Admission fee to  Arctic Concerts is ISK 2.500.

Arctic Concerts is a series with outstanding Icelandic and Nordic musicians, performing diverse musically interesting programs for travelers, as well as locals, at the Nordic House. The concert series is ideal for travelers interested in music from Iceland and the North Atlantic region. The different programs vary in stile;  classical, jazz, folk and popular music performed by superb local musicians and Nordic guests, mainly with music from Iceland and it’s neighboring countries.

Hallveig Rúnarsdóttir soprano is a world class singer, performing at the Icelandic Opera as well as giving recitals of songs and poems. At Arctic Concerts she’s accompanied by renowned pianist Jóhannes Andreasen from the Faroe Islands.  Together they’ll perform music by Atli Heimir Sveinsson and E.Grieg, amongst others.

The different programs vary in stile; classical, jazz, folk and popular music performed by superb musicians

07.7. KK singer/songwriter – mixed

14.7. Arctic Broken Consort – mixed

21.7. Sunna Gunnlaugsdóttir- jazz

28.7. Funi – folk

04.8. Hallveig Rúnarsdóttir & Jóhannes Andreasen – songs

11.8. Svavar Knútur – troubadour

18.8. Sölvi Kolbeinsson – jazz

25.8. Svafa Þórhallsdóttir – songs

Dinner and a concert

The exceptional Aalto Bistro  (the Nordic House restaurant) is open for dinner before the concerts, offering a special Arctic dinner for concert guests. Aalto Bistro emphasis on Nordic food inspired by central European cuisine. Book a table   AAlto kitchen is open till 21.30 on Thursday evenings.

Transportation:

The Nordic House is in central Reykjavík. The walking distance from the city center is approx. 15 minutes. You can also use Strætó and take route 15 and get off at “Íslensk Erfðagreining”. You can also take route 14 and get off at the University of Iceland. We recommend www.straeto.is to find the most suitable route.

Painting: Georg Guðni, 2001

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