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Candlelight Concert in Akureyri Church

Candlelight Concert in Akureyri Church

Candlelight Concert in Akureyri Church Beautiful and well-loved classical music

Let There Be Light!!


Candlelight Concert in Akureyri Church

The first concert of The Akureyri Orchestra will be a candlelight concert in Akureyri Church in 11th. December at 8.00 p.m. The program is beautiful and well-loved classical masterpieces, and entrance is free.  Many of the compositions are well-known  like Pachelbel's  Canon, Corelli Christmas Concerto and excepts from Messiah.  Also will be preformed Gluck's famous Dance of the Blessed Spirits and the famous Lament Che Faro Senza Euradice  from Orpheo, as well as the premiere of a new composition specially composed by Michael Jón Clarke for this occasion, featuring amoung other things the famous chimes og the Akureyri Church clock

Soloists are: Anna Eyfjörð Eiríksdóttir flute, Guðrún Ösp Sævarsdóttir Mezzo, Helena Guðlaug Bjarnadóttir Soprano,  Margrét Árnadóttir Soprano, Reynir Gunnarsson Bass.

Organ/piano/ harpsichord: Sigrún Magna Þórsteinsdóttir

Conductor:  Michael Jón Clarke

A voluntary collection will be taken for the Akureyri and District Free Meals Charity.

Monday, December 11
Admission free