Today, March 24, Harpa Concert Hall is holding a series of events in solidarity with Ukraine.
From 16:30 to 18:00 there will be a special reception and program for Ukrainian families that includes:
Free play and introduction to Hljóðhimnar, a brand new place for children and their families to discover the magical world of sound and tones.
A visit to Circuleight, an innovative installation that features designs and real-time interactive visuals inspired by Icelandic nature and original music by renowned Icelandic composer Högni Egilsson.
A musical workshop with musician Sóley.
A short children’s concert with award-winning Duo Stemma and Maximus Múíkus, the concert hall’s mascot.
After that special program there will be further events open to all:
- 18:00—18:20 Mikolaj Ólafur Frach, pianist performs Sónata in B minor Op. 35 by Chopin.
- 18:20—18:40 Violetta: Alexandra Chernyshova, soprano and Rúnar Þór Guðmundsson, tenor perform a singing program together with pianist Helgi Már Hannesson.
- 18:40—19:00 The Iceland Symphony Orchestra’s wind band plays pearls of the day.
- 19:00—19:20 The Icelandic Opera: Nathalía Druzin Halldórsdóttir mezzo-soprano and Elena Postumi pianist.
This event is suitable for all ages and there’s no need for registration. A bus will be provided from Hafnarfjörður if there is interest but Harpa is only a 10-minute walk from Rauðará.
The meeting point for families is by the ticket sales in the ground floor lobby.