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The Chamber Music Society #4

A Music Series in Norðurljós recital hall

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

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