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 the 29th and 30th of October. The concerts are held to celebrate the 30 year inauguration anniversary of Hallgrímskirkja Church, but the church was formally consecrated on October 26th in 1986. Also performing are the solo vocalists Sigríður Ósk Kristjánsdóttir mezzosoprano, Auður Guðjohnsen alto, Oddur A. Jónsson bass, Thelma Sigurdórsdóttir soprano and Guðmundur Vignir Karlsson tenor. Conductor is Hörður Áskelsson.
Admission ISK 5.900. Ticket sale at Hallgrimskirkja tel. 510 1000 and online on MIDI.IS