The Folk Music Centre

Folk Music Festival 6.-10. July 2016 Siglufjord, Iceland  

Folk Music Festival 2016


Folk Music Festival 6.-10. July 2016 

Siglufjord, Iceland

 

Pictures from Siglufjord

 


Wednesday 6th of July 2016

Siglufjord Church 8.00 pm
Love and Wonder
Songs from Basque Country and Spain
Guðrún Jóhanna Ólafsdóttir soprano and Francisco Javier Jáuregui guitar

Boat House 9.30 pm
New pieces by Rúna Ingimundardóttir and Nils  Økland
Sigrun Eng cello
Svanfríður Halldórsdóttir voice
Guðrún Ingimundardóttir voice
Örlygur Kristfinnsson voice
Gústaf Daníelsson voice

Siglufjord Church 11.00 pm 
Urbaani ääni
Tytti Arola vocals, violin
Ingibjörg Ýr Skarphéðinsdóttir vocals, piano, clarinet
Sigurður Ingi Einarsson percussion

Thursday 7th of July 2016

Siglufjord Church 5.00 pm 
Icelandic Rhymes and children's songs composed and arranged by Bára Grímsdóttir
Þórunn Pétursdóttir voice
Ólöf Sigursveinsdóttir cello
Kjartan Guðnason percussion

Siglufjord Church 8.00 pm
New music for flute and piano
First performance of piece by Gísli J. Grétarsson
Hafdís Vigfúsdóttir flute and Kristján Bragason piano

Boat House 9.30 pm
Love songs by the Icelandic songwriter Megas
Jóhanna Þórhallsdóttir voice
Aðalheiður Þorsteinsdóttir piano
Tómas R. Einarsson bass
Óttar Guðmundsson story teller

Siglufjord Church 11.00 pm
Folk Music Trio Húm
Scandinavian Folk Music
Ásta Soffía Þorgeirsdóttir accordeon
Eline Maria Refvem voice
Håkon Drevland percussion

Friday 8th of July 2016


Folk Music Center  5.00 pm
10th anniversary of the Folk Music Center, Nordurgata 1
 Singing and dancing inside and outside the building

Siglufjord Church 8.00 pm
Stars in the night
Ágústa Sigrún Ágústdóttir voice
Sváfnir Sigurðsarson guitar, voice, ukulele, mouthharp
Haraldur V. Sveinbjörnsson piano, guitar, voice
Kjartan Guðnason percussion
Þorgrímur Jónsson bass

Boat House 9.30 pm
Folk Music from Norway
Ragnar Heyerdahl violin
 
Rauðka Restaurant 11.00 pm
Byzantine Silhouettes
Songs from Balkan
Haukur Gröndal clarinet 
Ásgeir Ásgeirsson tamboura, bousouki and saz baglama 
Þorgrímur Jónsson bass
Erik Quik percussion

Restaurant Allinn 11.00 pm 
Singing in the twilight
Bára Grímsdóttir voice, langspil and kantele
Chris Foster guitar, Icelandic Fidla

Saturday 9th of July 2016

Siglufjord Church 3rd Floor 10.00-12.00
Icelandic Folk Dances
Open for all participants of the festival
Kolfinna Sigurvinsdóttir teaches
                                    
Boat House 2.00 pm
Hurdy gurdy and sweet songs (Unfortunately the concert has been canceled)
Scandinavian improvisation
Ingibjörg Fríða Helgadóttir voice
Johannes Geworkian Hellman hurdy gurdy
 
Siglufjord Church 2.00 pm
Thee I knew as a young dear lady
Guitar music from different parts of the world
Arnaldur Arnarson guitar

Siglufjord Church 3.30 pm 
Folk Music Ensemble of Kópavogur Music School
Conductor: Eydís Franzdóttir

Allinn Restaurant 3.30 pm 
I see the spring coming
Songs to poems by Hákon Aðalsteinsson
Andri Bergmann Þórhallsson guitar and vocals
Hafþór Valur Guðjónsson guitar and vocals
Jón Ingi Arngrímsson bass, guitar and vocals
Arna S.D. Christiansen vocals
Ármann Einarsson keyboard, accordeon, guitar, clarinet
Margrét Dögg Guðgeirsdóttir vocals
Sigurlaug Jónsdóttir vocals
Bjarni Helgason percussion and vocals 
Valgeir Skúlason percussion and vocals 

Boat House 5.00 pm 
Blue grass music
Thin Jim
Margrét Eir vocals
Börkur Hrafn Birgisson guitar
Jökull Jörgensen bass

Siglufjord Church 5.00 pm 
New music from America
Gróa Margrét Valdimarsdóttir violin
Gunnhildur Daðadóttir violin
Juliet Dawson viola
Kayla Hermann cello
Joseph Abad saxophone
Marko Stuparevic piano
David Cutright piano
 
Boat House 8.30 pm
Final evening with artists of the festival
Special guest: Sinead Kennedy playing traditional Irish fiddle music

Restaurant Allinn 11.00 pm 
Never Forget
Eurovision song writer Gréta Salóme and orchestra

Sunday 10th of July 2016

Siglufjord Sports Hall 2.00 pm
Iceland Youth Symphony Orchestra
Mist Thorkelsdottir: Icelandic Suite
Gustav Mahler: 1st Symphony
Conductor: Gunnsteinn Ólafsson

The concert will be repeated in Langholt Church, Reykjavik, Tuesday on July 12th at 8.00 pm.

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