The Festival of Sacred Arts 2015 begins next week

Rehearsals for the Festival of Sacred Arts 2015 have started and Hallgrimskirkja is alive with singing and dancing in preparation for the festival. The Hallgrimskirkja Motet […]

Solomon: Choir and orchestra in baroque swing

Rehearsals for the oratorio Solomon are swinging nicely! Last night the Hallgrimskirkja Motet Choir and The Hague International Baroque Orchestra had their first Solomon rehearsal togeather. […]

Standing ovation after Solomon premiere

At the successful opening weekend of the Festival of Sacred Arts 2015, the spirit of the baroque-era prevailed. The opening ceremony on Friday was a most […]

Five stars for Solomon

Music critic Jonas Sen was overjoyed with this weekend´s performance of the oratorio Solomon: A five-star performance he says in the daily paper Frettabladid this morning. […]

A magnificent performance by Olivier Latry

Olivier Latry, organist of Notre Dame, Paris, and one of the leading organists in the world today, gave a double concert at the Festival of Sacred […]

Kingsmen, countertenors and the hymns of women: At the end of the Festival of Sacred Arts 2015

The Festival of Sacred Arts 2015 has come to an end and these ten days truly have been a magnificent feast. From the first bouncing step […]
David Cassan

Festive Sounds at the Festival of Sacred Arts- 2 trumpets and organ Wednesday June 5 at 8 pm

Two young Icelandic trumpet players, Jóhann Nardeau and Baldvin Oddsson, and a renowned French organist David Cassan regale the audience with baroque pomp and circumstances of […]