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Good Old Troubadours For information on the Folk Music Academy 2012 click here Wednesday July 4th Town Square at 13:00Hiking to Mt Hvanneyrarhyrna  Hiking

Folk music festival 2012

Good Old Troubadours

For information on the Folk Music Academy 2012 click here

Wednesday July 4th

Town Square at 13:00
Hiking to Mt Hvanneyrarhyrna 
Hiking to Hvanneyrarskál Valley above Siglufjordur, 
and then climb to top of Mt Hvanneyrarhyrna which 
offers spectacular view to the mountains around.


Siglufjörður Church at 23:00
Rímur melodies and folksongs
Bára Grímsdóttir voice, kantele 
Chris Foster Icelandic fiðla, langspil and guitar


The Boat House at 21:30
Swedish romance
Maria Misgeld voice
Olle Lindvall guitar
Arne Forsén harmonium
Olof Misgeld violin


Siglufjörður Church at 23:00
Dwelling in the Night
Björg Þórhallsdóttir voice
Hilmar Örn Agnarsson organ
Elísabet Waage harp
 
Thursday July 5th
 
Allinn at 17:15
Folksongs for children
Bára Grímsdóttir and Chris Foster
 
Siglufjörður Church at 20:00
Popular Melodies in Iceland from 1012 – 2012
Hot Eskimos
Karl Olgeirsson piano
Jón Rafnsson bass
Kristinn Snær Agnarsson percussion
 
The Boat House at 21:30                                               
Songs from the Sami people in Finland
Niillas Holmberg 
Roope Mäenpää 
 
 
Allinn at 23:00                                   
Troubadour at night
Young Troubadour Svavar Knútur sings his songs
 
                                   
Friday July 6th
 
Siglufjörður Church at 20:00                                   
European ballade and tunes
Kristjana Arngrímsdóttir voice
Capella Ensemble
Örn Eldjárn, guitar
Lára Sóley Jóhannsdóttir violin
Ingólfur Pétursson double bass
 
 
The Boat House at 21:00                                                           
Ég leitaði blárra blóma
Nestor of Iclelandic Troubadours Hörður Torfason
                                                                                 
Allinn at 23:00
Vikivaki
Icelandic folksongs in vivid arrangements
Kristín Jóhannssóttir voice
Stefán S. Stefánsson saxophones
Gunnar Hrafnsson double bass
Kjartan Guðnason percussion
Ásgeir Ásgeirsson guitar
 
Saturday July 7th  
                          
The primary school in Hverfisgata 10:00 – 12:00
Bulgarian Dances                                  
Dancing together Bulgarian dances
Teacher: Veska Jónsdóttir
 
          
Allinn at 14:00
Icelandic Folksongs – Korka Ensemble
Korka plays Icelandic folks songs wearing old costumes
Birgit Myschi guitar, double bass
Björn Emil Jónsson percussion
Elva Dögg Valsdóttir voice, guitar      
Guðmundur Pálsson violin                                                 
Helga Sighvatsdóttir flute
Ingibjörg Birgisdóttir flute
Magnea Gunnarsdóttir voice
Magnús Einarsson percussion
Stefán I. Þórhallsson percussion     
 
Siglufjörður Church at 14:00                                   
Ukrainian Folk Songs
Alexandra Chernyshova voice
Thomas Higgerson piano
 
 
Siglufjörður Church at 15:30
Visit to Constantinopel
Kerala Ensemble
Páll E. Pálsson bass, voice
Ásgeir Ásgeirsson guitar, saz, voice
Steingrímur Guðmundsson percussion, voice           
 
Allinn at 17:00           
Melchior Ensemble
Melchior plays own compositions from a new CD
Hilmar Oddsson voice, piano, guitar
Hróðmar I. Sigurbjörnsson guitar, voice
Karl Roth voice, guitar
Kristín Jóhannsdóttir voice
Gunnar Hrafnsson bass
Kjartan Guðnason percussion
Margrét Kristjánsdóttir violin
Ari Hróðmarsson trombone
 
Siglufjörður Church at 17:00          
Songs from England
Júlía Traustadóttir voice
Sólrún Gunnarsdóttir violin
 
The Boat House at 20:30                                                           
The Enjoyment of Singing
Troubadour Benni Hemm Hemm
Special guest: Kjuregej from Siberia
Artists from the Festival sing and play 
 
Allinn at 23:00
Dance at Night – Ensemble Silhouette from Byzans
Haukur Gröndal clarinet
Ásgeir Ásgeirsson saz baglama, bouzouki and tamboura
Erik Qvick percussion
Þorgrímur Jónsson bass
 
Sunday July 8th
 
Siglufjörður Church at 14:00
Mozart: Don Giovanni in Concert
Sung in Icelandic
 
Young Icelandic Singers
University Choir of Iceland
Iceland Youth Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Gunnsteinn Ólafsson
 
 

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