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Tuesday July 9th at 8:30 pm
Matthías Birgir Nardeau
Matthías Birgir Nardeau oboe.
Music from the twentieth century for oboe and English horn. Six metamorphoses after Ovid by Benjamin Britten, Cinq pièces pour le hautbois by Antal Dórati, Inner song for oboe from Trilogy and Six letter letter for English horn, both by Eliot Carter, and Parable 15 for English horn by Vincent Persichetti.
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Tuesday July 16th at 8:30 pm
Peter Máté
Peter Máté piano.
Two Preludes by Sergei Rachmaninoff, Liebesträume and Legenda No. 2 by Franz Liszt, Hans variationer by Þorkell Sigurbjörnsson and Sonata „Les Adieux" by Ludwig van Beethoven.
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Tuesday July 23rd at 8:30pm
Héctor Eliel Márquez Fornieles and Sólveig Samúelsdóttir
Sólveig Samúelsdóttir mezzo-soprano and Héctor Eliel Márquez Fornieles piano.
Four Madrigals by Joaquin Rodrigo and songs by Héctor Fornieles inspired by lyrics of Elena Martin Vivaldi and Antonio Carvajal.
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Tuesday July 30th at 8:30pm
Hulda Jónsdóttir
Hulda Jónsdóttir violin.
Ciaccona from Partita II BWV 1004 in d minor by J.S. Bach, Lullaby for Violin by Viktor Orri Árnason − premiere −. Tempo di Ciaccona from Béla Bartók's Sonata for solo violin, Caprices no 9 and 11 from Niccolò Paganini's 24 Caprices, and Sonata for solo violin op. 27 no. 4 by Eugène Ysaÿe.
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Tuesday August 6th at 8:30pm
Áshildur Haraldsdóttir and Kristinn H. Árnason
Áshildur Haraldsdóttir flute and Kristinn H. Árnason guitar.
Thorvaldsen and Music. Sculptor and flutist Bertil Thorvaldsen's favorite music, some of which was written for him. Also some much beloved Icelandic flute compositions by Sveinn Lúðvík Björnsson, Þorkell Sigurbjörnsson, Atli Heimir Sveinsson and Magnús Blöndal Jóhannsson.
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Tuesday August 13th at 8:30pm
Gissur Páll Gissurarson and Árni Heiðar Karlsson
Gissur Páll Gissurarson tenor and Árni Heiðar Karlsson piano.
Canzone Napoletana - Neapolitan Song
Songs by e.g. Tosti, Leoncavallo and Denza.
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Tuesday August 20th at 8:30pm
Gunnar Guðbjörnsson, Vigdís Hafliðadóttir and Jónas Ingimundarson
Gunnar Guðbjörnsson tenor and Jónas Ingimundarson piano.
Schwanengesang D957 by Franz Schubert to poems by Ludwig Rellstab, Heinrich Heine and Johann Gabriel Seidl. Vigdís Hafliðadóttir reads the lyrics in Icelandic translation of Reynir Axelsson.
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Tuesday August 27th at 8:30pm
Hlíf Sigurjónsdóttir and Joshua Pierce
Hlíf Sigurjónsdóttir violin and Joshua Pierce piano.
Mozart's Mannheim-Sonatas for Piano and Violin, written in Mannheim and Paris in 1778.
Sonata No. 17 in C major, K. 296, Sonata No. 18 in G major, K. 301, Sonata No. 19 in E-flat major, K. 302 and Sonata No. 20 in C major, K. 303.
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- Extra Concert
Sunday September 1st at 8:30pm
Hlíf Sigurjónsdóttir violin and Joshua Pierce piano.
Mozart's Mannheim-Sonatas for Piano and Violin, written in Mannheim and Paris in 1778.
Sonata No. 22 in A major, K. 305, Sonata No. 21 in E minor, K. 304 and Sonata No. 23 in D major, K. 306.
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The concerts last for one hour, starting at 8:30 pm. 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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