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The Chamber Music Society #4

A Music Series in Norðurljós recital hall

4th concert, Sunday 19. November 2017 at 5 PM
Philip Glass: String Quartet nr. 3 „Mishima“
D. Shostakovich: String Quartet nr.7 in f sharp-minor op. 108
L.v.Beethoven: String Quartet in c sharp-minor op. 131

Performers
Siggi String Quartet: Una Sveinbjarnardóttir, violin; Helga Þóra Björgvinsdóttir, violin; Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir, viola; Sigurður Bjarki Gunnarsson, cello

The Chamber Music Society hosts six concerts in Harpa this season (2017-2018).  A wide variety of chamber music will be performed by some of Iceland‘s finest musicians in Harpa‘s excellent Norðurljós recital hall, which has become a home for the prestigious Chamber Music Society.

The Chamber Music Society was founded in 1957 and has provided Icelandic music lovers with regular chamber music concerts ever since. To become a member, visit www.kammer.is

Season 2017 – 2018

1st concert, Sunday 24. September 2017 at 5 PM
Robert Schumann: Violin Sonata in a-minor op. 105
Robert Schumann: Piano Trio in d-minor op. 63
Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat- major op. 47

Performers: Ari Þór Vilhjálmsson, violin, Sigurbjörn Bernharðsson, violin/viola
Sigurður Bjarki Gunnarsson, cello; Roope Gröndahl, piano

2nd concert, Sunday 8. October 2017 at 5 PM
in collaboration with Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Franz Schubert: String Quartet in d-minor (Death and the Maiden)
Esa-Pekka Salonen: Homunculus
Daníel Bjarnason: Stillshot
Andrew Norman: Stop Motion

Performers: Calder Quartet:
Benjamin Jacobson, violin; Andrew Bulbrook, violin;
Jonathan Moerschel, viola; Eric Byers, cello

3rd concert, Sunday 22. October 2017 at 5 PM
J. N. Hummel: Grande Sérénade en Potpourri in G-major op. 63
Joseph Kreutzer: Trio in A-major op. 16 for violin, clarinet and guitar
L.v.Beethoven: Duet for clarinet and bassoon
J. N. Hummel: Grande Sérénade en Potpourri in C-major op. 66

Performers: Sigrún Eðvaldsdóttir, violin; Arnaldur Arnarson, guitar;
Einar Jóhannesson, clarinet; Michael Kaulartz, bassoon;
Jane Ade Sutarjo, piano

4th concert, Sunday 19. November 2017 at 5 PM
Philip Glass: String Quartet nr. 3 „Mishima“
D. Shostakovich: String Quartet nr.7 in f sharp-minor op. 108
L.v.Beethoven: String Quartet in c sharp-minor op. 131

Performers: Siggi String Quartet:
Una Sveinbjarnardóttir, violin; Helga Þóra Björgvinsdóttir, violin;
Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir, viola; Sigurður Bjarki Gunnarsson, cello

5th concert, Sunday 21. January 2018 at 5 PM
Felix Mendelssohn: Capriccio in e-minor, op. 81.3 for string quartet
Krzysztof Penderecki: Quartet for clarinet, violin, viola and cello (1993)
Arnold Schönberg: String Quartet nr. 2 op. 10 for soprano and string quartet

Performers: Camerarctica:
Marta Guðrún Halldórsdóttir soprano; Ármann Helgason clarinet;
Hildigunnur Halldórsdóttir, violin; Bryndís Pálsdóttir, violin;
Svava Bernharðsdóttir, viola; Sigurður Halldórsson, cello;

6th concert, Sunday 18. February 2018 at 5 PM
Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio nr. 2 in C-major op. 87
D. Shostakovich: Piano Trio nr. 2 in e-minor op. 67

Performers: Sigrún Eðvaldsdóttir, violin; Bryndís Halla Gylfadóttir, cello;
Domenico Codispoti, piano

Programme subject to change.