Concerts 2021

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SIGLUFJÖRÐUR FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL 2021

ANCIENT TONGUES AND TUNES

Artistic director: Gunnsteinn Olafsson

The program might change.

Wednesday 7th of July 2021

Siglufjord Church 8.00 – 9.00 pm

Jon Leifs accompanied by Mahler

Songs by Jon Leifs and Gustav Mahler

Oddur Arnthor Jonsson baritone and Sigurdur Helgi Oddsson piano

The Boat House 9.30 – 10.30 pm

South American ballads

Uwe Eschner guitar and Axel Meyer guitar, Germany

Siglufjord Church 11.00 – 12.00 pm

Songs of the North. Scandinavian folk songs.

Karoline Skriver vocals, percussion, ukulele

Lassi Logrén vocals, jouhikko, violin, mandolin and nykkelharpa

Jonas Asgeir Asgeirsson accordeon

Thursday 8th of July 2021

Siglufjordur Church 17.15 – 18.00

Children’s concert

Karoline Skriver vocals, percussion, ukulele

Lassi Logrén vocals, jouhikko, violin, mandolin and nykkelharpa

Siglufjord Church 8.00 – 9.00 pm

KIMI-trio performs new Icelandic, Danish and Greek music

Thorgunnur Anna Örnolfsdottir soprano

Jonas Asgeir Asgeirsson accordeon

Katerina Anagnostidou percussion

The Boat House 9.30 – 10.30 pm

White Water Rapids

Folk Music Trio JAEJA, England

Kieran Towers fiddle, Evan Davies mandolin, Sam Quintana bass, Bragi Olafsson guitar

Siglufjord Church 11.00 – 12.00 pm

Our Lady and the Devil. The good and evil in Nordic music in medieval times

Øyonn Groven Myhren singer and lyre, Norway

Poul Høxbro flutes and percussion, Denmark

Friday 9th of July 2021

Folk Music Centre 5.00-6.00 pm

Dance and singing at the Folk Music Centre (by good weather)

Siglufjord Church 8.00 – 9.00 pm

Children of Magic. Icelandic folk music in new arrangements by Ragnheidur Gröndal

Ragnheidur Gröndal vocals, piano, Gudmundur Petursson guitar, Haukur Gröndal clarinet, Claudio Spieler percussion

Boathouse 9.30 – 10.30 pm

The Cuckoo’s Nest. Jazz concert with Icelandic folk tunes

Anna Greta Sigurdardottir piano, Mikael Mani guitar, Sölvi Kolbeinsson saxophone, Thorleifur Gaukur mouth organ, Birgir Steinn double bass, Kristofer Rodriguez percussion

Meal Factory Grána 11.00 – 12.00 pm

Nordic Fiddle – Colour and Pattern

Nordic music based on medieval tunes and poems

Elizabeth Gaver medieval fiddles, Norway

Restaurant Rauðka 11.00 – 12.00 pm

A ball with folk music band Silhouettes of Byzantine

Asgeir Asgeirsson saz, bouzouki, Haukur Gröndal clarinet, Eric Quick percussion and Thorgrímur Jonsson double bass

Saturday 10th of July 2021

Siglufjord Church 10.00 – 12.00 am

Norwegian Folk Dances. Free admission. Hans-Hinrich Thedens together with Øyonn Grove Myhren, Poul Høxbro and Elizabeth Gaver

Siglufjord Church 2.00 – 3.00 pm

Música Sefardí

Songs in Ladino from the Sephardic Jewish tradition

Folk Music Trio Salamander, Sweden

Marita Johansson vocals, guitar and tambourine, Jonas Liljeström fiddle, ghatam and vocals, Emil Pernblad Irish bouzouki and guitar

Folk Music Centre 3.30 – 4.30 pm

Coffee time with folksingers

Siglufjord Church 5.00 – 6.00 pm

Little bird. Songs by Icelandic songwriters Sigfus Halldorsson and Jon Muli Arnason

Herdis Anna Jonasdóttir soprano, Eyjolfur Eyjolfsson tenor and Hjortur Ingvi Johannsson piano

Boat House 8.30 – 10.30 pm

Final evening. Artists of the Folk Music Festival take part in the concert.

Sunday 11th of July 2021

Siglufjord Church 2.00 – 4.00 pm

Iceland Youth Symphony Orchestra

Halldor Eldjarn: A Youth Symphony (World Premiere)

Florence Price: 2nd Violin Concerto

Hulda Jonsdottir violin

Conductor: Gunnsteinn Olafsson

The program might change without further notice.