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Tuesday July 3rd at  8:30 pm
Hanna, Guðrún and Halla Steinunn
Nordic Affect. Halla Steinunn Stefánsdóttir violin, Guðrún Hrund Harðardóttir viola and Hanna Loftsdóttir cello.
All the way into the living room. An evening inspired by the musical entertainments of Europe around 1800. Music by N. Dalayrac, J. Haydn, L.v. Beethoven, F. Scubert and J.N. Hummel.
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Tuesday July 10th at  8:30 pm

Hrönn and Hallveig
Hallveig Rúnarsdóttir soprano and Hrönn Þráinsdóttir piano.
The girls of Summer. Cabarets songs by George Gershwin, Stephen Sondheim, Arnold Schönberg and William Bolcom.
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Tuesday July 17th at  8:30 pm
Ari Þór and Hrönn
Ari Þór Vilhjálmsson violin and Hrönn Þráinsdóttir piano.
Adagio and Fuga from Sonata I BWV 1001 in g minor by J.S. Bach, Poéme by Ernest Chausson, Souvenir d'un lieu cher op. 42 by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Violin Sonata no. 8 in G major op. 30 by Ludwig van Beethoven.
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Thursday July 19th at  8:30 pm
Extra Concert

Dísella and Eva Þyri
Dísella Lárusdóttir soprano and Eva Þyri Hilmarsdóttir piano.
An evening of Art songs. Program consisting of 3 pieces from op. 36 by J. Sibelius, Brentano Lieder by R. Strauss, three songs by S. Rachmaninoff - How fair this spot op. 21/7, Oh do not sing to me beauty op. 4/4, Vocalise op. 34/14, and Was I not a Blade of Grass op. 47/7 by P.I. Tchaikovsky.
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Tuesday July 24th at  8:30 pm
Elsa, Elín and Peter
Elsa Waage contra-alt, Elín Ósk Óskarsdóttir soprano and Peter Maté piano.
Duetts and arias e.g. by Jón Björnsson, F. Mendelssohn, J. Brahms, G. Rossini, J. Offenbach, P. Tosti, F. Lehar and L. Delibes.
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Tuesday July 31st at  8:30 pm
Júlía and Sólrún
Júlía Traustadóttir soprano and Sólrún Gunnarsdóttir violin.
British music from early 20th century, influenced by folk songs. Three Irish Country Songs by Rebecca Clarke, Four Songs op. 35 by Gustav Holst, Theme and Variations for solo violin op. 33 no. 1 by Lennox Berkely and by Ralph Vaughan Williams; Along the Field and Two English Folk-Songs.
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Tuesday August 7th at  8:30 pm
Sólrún and Anna Málfríður
Sólrún Bragadóttir soprano and Anna Málfríður Sigurðardóttir piano.
„Dreams" - Songs by Scandinavian, German and French composers.
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Tuesday August 14th at  8:30 pm
Guðný and Elisabeth
Duo Isold. Guðný Jónasdóttir cello and Elisabeth Streichert piano.
Cello Sonata No. 1: Allusions by Carter Callison - premiere, Sonata for cello and piano in C major op. 119 by Sergei Prokefiev and Astor Piazzola's Le Grande Tango.
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Tuesday August 21st at  8:30 pm
Einar and Alessandra
Einar Jóhannesson clarinet and Alessandra Pompili piano.
Sonatina for clarinet and piano by Nino Rota, La lugubre gondola for solo piano by Franz Liszt, In memoriam for solo clarinet by Þorkell Sigurbjörnsson, Il Quaderno Pianistico di Renzo and Arpa e cantilena for solo piano by Sergio Calligaris and Carnival of Venice for clarinet and piano by P. Jeanjean.
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Tuesday August 28th at  8:30 pm
Hlín, Hólmfríður and Jón
The harmony of two voices. Hlín Pétursdóttir Behrens soprano, Hólmfríður Jóhannesdóttir mezzo-soprano and Jón Sigurðsson piano.
Traditional duets by Henry Purcell and Johannes Brahms, more contemporary music by Jón Ásgeirsson and Hildigunnur Rúnarsdóttir, followed by the romantic and luscious world of French opera.
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Tuesday September 4th at  8:30 pm
Signý, Kristinn Örn and Harpa
Signý Sæmundsdóttir soprano, Harpa Harðardóttir soprano and Kristinn Örn Kristinsson piano.
From Berlin to Broadway. Works by Ned Rorem, Kurt Weill and Leonard Bernstein.
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The duration of the concerts, which start at 20:30, is one hour. The café is open after the concerts where the audience can meet the musicians. Admission is ISK 2000 and all major credit cards accepted.

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