The Folk Music Centre

   The Folk Music Festival in Siglufjord takes place from 3rd to 7th of July 2013   Artistic director: Gunnsteinn Ólafsson   Courses on folk

Folk music festival 2013


 
 The Folk Music Festival in Siglufjord takes place from 3rd to 7th of July 2013  

Artistic director: Gunnsteinn Ólafsson

 

Courses on folk music and handicraft

Prices on concerts and courses

Wednesday July 3rd 

Town Square at 13.00
Hiking in the mountains above Siglufjörður. 4 hours. Difficulty differs from easy to moderate difficult.


Siglufjörður Church at 20.00
Players of Ríkíní
Marta G. Halldórsdóttir voice
Örn Magnússon langspil and voice
Sigursveinn Magnússon voice
Ásta Arnardóttir fiddle and voice

The Boat House at 21.30 
Fiddler on the Roof
Jón Svavar Jósefsson voice
Unnur Birna Bassadóttir violin and voice
Haukur Gröndal clarinet
Ásgeir Ásgeirsson guitar and bouzouki
Þorgrímur Jónsson bass
Cem Misirlioglu percussion
 
Herring Museum Grána at 23.00 
Folk songs and the magic of langspil
Júlía Traustadóttir voice
Hildur Heimisdóttir langspil

 

Thursday July 4th

Restaurant Allinn at 17.00 
 
Nonsense and trolls - Concert for children
Aðalsteinn Ásberg Sigurðsson
Þorgeður Ása Aðalsteinsdóttir 
 
Siglufjörður Church at 20.00 
 
Kvika sings Icelandic folk songs
Thelma Hrönn Sigurdórsdóttir sopran
Hildigunnur Einarsdóttur alt
Pétur Húni Björnsson tenor
Jón Svavar Jósefsson bass
 
 
 
 
 
The Boat House at 21.30 
Zorba the Greek. Music from the film
Ásgeir Ásgeirsson bouzouki
Unnur Birna Bassadóttir voice and violin
Haukur Gröndal clarinet and piano 
Þorgrímur Jónsson bass
Cem Misirlioglu percussion

Restaurant Allinn at 23.00
The beloved band Spaðar
Guðmundur Andri Thorsson guitar and voice
Guðmundur Ingólfsson bass and voice
Aðalgeir Arason mandolin and voice
Þorkell Heiðarsson accordion and keyboard
Magnús Haraldsson guitar and voice
Guðmundur Pálsson violin
Sigurður Valgeirsson percussion


Friday July 5th

Live music on the Town Square at 17.00

Siglufjörður Church at 20.00
The life of composer Sigvaldi Kaldalóns - Theatre Play in Icelandic
Elfar Logi Hannesson actor
Dagný Arnalds piano

 
The Boat House at 21.30 
Songs and lyrics according to Njals Saga
Jóhanna V. Þórhallsdóttir voice
Aðalheiður Þorsteinsdóttir piano
Gunnar Hrafnsson bass
Kjartan Guðjónsson percussion
Óttar Guðmundsson moderator
 
Restaurant Allinn at 23.00 
Tranotra - Scandinavian Folk Music
Benjamin Bøgelund Bech clarinet and bass clarinet
Olaug Furusæter violine
Sven Midgren violine and viola

Saturday July 6th

The primary school in Hverfisgata at 10.00
Icelandic Vikivaki Dances
Kolfinna Sigurvinsdóttir and Hulda Sverrisdóttir
Quick course open for everyone

Siglufjörður Church at 14.00 
Forgotten women in Icelandic music life from around 1900
Music of Oluf Finsen, Guðmunda Nielsen, Ingunn Bjarnadóttir and María Brynjólfsdóttir
Sigurlaug Arnardóttir voice
Þóra Björk Þórðardóttir guitar and voice
Sólveig Þórðardóttir cello
Hildur Björgvinsdóttir moderator 
 

Restaurant Allinn at 14.00 
ÄIO - Folk Music from Estonia and Norway
Katariin Raska voice, flutes and bagpipes 
Anders Hefre Irish flute, bass clarinet, voice
Jon Hjellum Brodal Hardanger fiddle, voice
Christian Meaas Svendsen double bass, voice 
Folk Music Centre 15.00 - 17.00
Þórarinn Hjartarson invites to Rímur and coffee

Siglufjörður Church at 15.30  
 
Seen have I and heard. Songs by Kristjana Arngrimsdóttir
Kristjana Arngrímsdóttir voice
Örn Eldjárn guitar
Jón Rafnsson double bass

Restaurant Allinn at 15.30 
Medieval theatre, songs and dance
Ingried Boussaroque, Kanada

Siglufjörður Church at 17.00 
Spanish and South American music for violin and guitar
Páll Palomares violin
Ögmundur Þór Jóhannesson guitar

 
The Boat House at 17.00 
Do you still remember the adventurer Jörundur? 
Irish Folk Music from Jónas Árnason's play 
Performed by Four on the stand (Fjögur á palli)
Edda Þórarinsdóttir voice
Kristján Hrannar Pálsson piano
Magnús Pálsson clarinet
Páll Einarsson double bass
 
Boat House at 20.30
Evening of Celebration
Special guests: Hafsteinn Sigurðsson musical saw and
Helga Kristbjörg Guðmundsdóttir accordeon.
Artists of the Folk Music Festival sing and play

Allinn at 23.00
Dancing with Ojba Rasta

Sunday July 7th

Siglufjörður Church at 14.00
Iceland Youth Symphony Orchestra
Hugi Guðmundsson: Glimpsed Memories. First performance
W.A.Mozart: Violin Concerto in A Major
Pjotr Chaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite
Gróa Margrét Valdimarsdóttir violin
Gunnsteinn Ólafsson conductor

In front of Siglufjörður Church at 16.00
A bust of folk music collector Rev. Bjarni Þorsteinsson by Ragnhildur Stefánsdóttir unveiled. 



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