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The Chamber Music Society #2

A Music Series in Norðurljós recital hall

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2nd concert, Sunday 20. Oct. 2019 at 4 PM

Thorkell Sigurbjornsson
Intrada

Robert Schumann
Märchenbilder
Märchenerzählungen
Intermission

György Kurtág
Hommage a R. Schumann

Clara Schumann
“Ich stand in dunklen Träumen”

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 
“Kegelstatt -Trio” KV 498

Performers: Einar Jóhannesson, clarinet; Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir,viola; Anna Guðný Guðmundsdóttir, piano

Classical Sundays / Schedule Winter 2019 – 2020

September 2019

08.09.2019 Passion and Malice

15.09.2019 Women of Note

29.09. 2019 The Chamber Music Society #1: Brahms & Tanyev

October 2019

06.10.2019 Camerarctica – Mozart arias and Brahms

20.10.2019 The Chamber Music Society #2: Mozart & Schumann 

27.10.2019 Reykjavík Chamber Orchestra – Three Frenchmen and Schumann

November 2019

03.11.2019 Icelandic Songs with Ragnheiður Gröndal

10.11.2019 Sólveig Thoroddsen – The Harp in Harp

17.11.2019 The Chamber Music Society #3 – Camerarctica

24.11.2019 Sonatas for Cello and Piano

December 2019

08.12.2019 Reykjavík Chamber Orchestra Christmas Concert

January 2020

19.01.2020 The Chamber Music Society #4 – Kodály and Rakhmaninov

26.01.2020: Popular Romantic Lieder

February 2020

02.02.2020 Brák Baroque Ensemble

09.02.2020 Stirni Ensemble

16.02.2020 Hulda Jónsdóttir and Ragnar Jónsson

16.02.2020 Anna Sóley Ásmundsdóttir and Ensemble

23.02.2020 Suites and Waltzes from East and West

March 2020

01.03.2020 Cauda Collective

08.03.2020 The Chamber Music Society #5 – Siggi String Quartet

15.03.2020 The Chamber Music Society #6 – Weinberg and Shostakovich

22.03.2020: Björk Níelsdóttir and Matthildur Anna – Total Chaos

29.03.2020 Reykjavík Chamber Orchestra – Beethoven for 250 years

April 2020

13.04.2020 Minua Jazz Trio

19.04.2020 Bach and the Children – Icelandic Strings

May 2020

03.05.2020 Brahms – Zemlinsky – Alma Mahler

10.05.2020 String Quartets

24.05.2020 Brák Baroque Ensemble

Season 2019 – 2020

1st concert, Sunday 29. Sept. 2019 at 4 PM
Johannes Brahms: Piano Quintet in f-minor op 34
Sergei Taneyev: Piano Quintet in g-minor op. 30
Performers: Trio Nordica (Auður Hafsteinsdóttir, violin; Bryndís Halla Gylfadóttir, cello; Mona Kontra, piano). Also Helga Þóra Björgvinsdóttir, violin and Þórunn Marinósdóttir, viola.

2nd concert, Sunday 20. Oct. 2019 at 4 PM
W.A. Mozart: Clarinet trio in E flat-major K 498 (Kegelstatt)
Robert Schumann: Märchenerzälungen op 132
Performers: Einar Jóhannesson, clarinet; Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir,viola; Anna Guðný Guðmundsdóttir, piano

3rd concert, Sunday 17. Nov. 2019 at 4 PM
Louise Farrenc: Clarinet trio in E flat-major op. 44
Franz Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen
Johannes Brahms: Clarinet trio in a-minor op. 114
Performers: Camerarctica: Hrafnhildur Árnadóttir Hafstað, soprano; Ármann Helgason, clarinet; Sigurður Halldórsson, cello; Aladár Rácz, piano

4th concert, Sunday 19. Jan. 2020 at 4 PM
Zoltán Kodály: Duo for violin and cello op. 7
Sergei Rakhmaninov: Trio élégiaque nr. 2 í d-moll op. 9
Performers: Páll Palomares, violin, Ólöf Sigursveinsdóttir, cello; Bjarni Frímann Bjarnason, piano

5th concert, Sunday 8. March 2020 at 4 PM
L.v. Beethoven: String Quartet in c-minor op.18 no.4
Veronique Vaka: “Flowen” string quartet no. 1 (premiere)
Oliver Kentish: Mantra (premiere)
L.v. Beethoven: String Quartet in f-minor op.95 “Serioso”
Flytjendur: Siggi String Quartet (Una Sveinbjarnardóttir, violin; Helga Þóra Björgvinsdóttir, violin; Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir, viola; Sigurður Bjarki Gunnarsson, cello)

6th concert, Sunday 15. March 2020 at 4 PM
M. Weinberg: Piano Quintet op. 18
D. Shostakovich: Piano Quintet op. 57
Performers: Ásdís Valdimarsdóttir, viola;  Elisaveta Blumina, piano and more.

Subject to change.

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