Harpa Concert Hall

Iceland101 Reykjavik

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Location

Situated in the old harbor between Reykjavík city center and the North Atlantic, the new Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre, stands out as a unique landmark in continuous interplay with its surroundings. The design was influenced by Iceland‘s exceptional and dramatic nature. Situated on the boundary between land and sea, the building is a gleaming sculpture reflecting both sky and harbor, as well as the vibrant life of the city.

The glass facade, which covers the entire building, was designed by renowned visual artist Olafur Eliasson. Harpa Concert Hall, the new home of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and the Icelandic Opera, has four halls, the largest one accommodating up to 1,800 seated patrons.

Music Program

London Philharmonic Orchestra. The soloist is the world known Norwegian, Leif Ove Andsnes.

The Reykjavík Chamber Orchestra gives its annual Christmas concert featuring festive baroque music by Wassanaer, Wagenseil and Vivaldi.

Tschaikovski: The Nutcracker

Nelson Goerner plays Chopin

Verdi: Don Carlo

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