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5 years from the opening concert

Iceland Symphony Orchestra

Today we celebrate five years since the first official concert in Eldborg hall. It was on May 4th in 2011 when the Iceland Symphony Orchestra took the stage for the first time with a wonderful program, some peace specially written for this concert.

Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson, pianist performed piano concert by Ewdvard Grieg and the 9th symphony by Beethoven. Soloist on that day were Christiane Oelze, Sesselja Kristjánsdóttir, Kolbeinn Jón Ketilsson and Bjarni thor Kristinsson with help of choirs like Operukór Reykjavíkur, Choir of Áskirkja and more.

Vladimir Ashkenazy conducted the Symphony Orchestra.