Iceland Symphony Orchestra

Formed 1950
Iceland Symphony Orchestra
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1950
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Iceland Symphony Orchestra

Biography (BBC)

Iceland Symphony Orchestra

Biography (Wikipedia)

Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands (Iceland Symphony Orchestra) (ISO) is an Icelandic orchestra based in Reykjavík, Iceland. Its primary concert venue is Harpa Concert Hall. The French conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier is the orchestra's Chief Conductor, Osmo Vänskä is its Honorary Conductor and Vladimir Ashkenazy holds the post of Conductor Laureate. In 2018 Anna Thorvaldsdottir assumed the position of Composer-in-Residence with the orchestra and Bjarni Frímann Bjarnason was appointed as Assistant Conductor.

The ISO is an autonomous public institution under the auspices of the Icelandic Ministry of Education. The Iceland Symphony Orchestra made its home in Háskólabíó (University Cinema) from 1961–2011, but moved into the new 1800-seat Harpa Concert Hall in spring 2011. The orchestra gives approximately sixty concerts each season. Per a 1982 law (changed in 2007), the ISO's primary financial sources are the Icelandic treasury (82%) and the City of Reykjavik (18%).

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Jón Leifs
Icelandic Folk Dances Op.11: No.3 & No.4
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Icelandic Folk Dances Op.11: No.3 & No.4
Charles‐François Gounod
Symphony No.2 in E flat: III. Scherzo
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Symphony No.2 in E flat: III. Scherzo
Charles‐François Gounod
Symphony no. 2 in E flat major (4th mvt)
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Symphony no. 2 in E flat major (4th mvt)
Vincent d’Indy
Florence (Symphony No 1 in A major, 'Symphonie italienne')
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Florence (Symphony No 1 in A major, 'Symphonie italienne')
Vincent d’Indy
Jour d'ete a la montagne Op. 61: i. Aurore
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Jour d'ete a la montagne Op. 61: i. Aurore
Anna Thorvaldsdottir
Aeriality
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Aeriality
Jón Leifs
Icelandic Folk Dances, Op. 11 - No. 4
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Icelandic Folk Dances, Op. 11 - No. 4
Edvard Grieg
Norwegian Dances, Op 35
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Norwegian Dances, Op 35
Vasily Kalinnikov
Symphony No 1 in G minor (2nd mvt)
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Symphony No 1 in G minor (2nd mvt)
Jórunn Viðar
Slatta - Piano Concerto (3rd mvt)
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Slatta - Piano Concerto (3rd mvt)
Jón Leifs
Consolation
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Consolation
Dag Wirén
Serenade (Prelude)
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Serenade (Prelude)
Jean Sibelius
The Tempest Suite no 2 – Chorus of the Winds
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The Tempest Suite no 2 – Chorus of the Winds
Malcolm Williamson
Tarantella (Sinfonietta)
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Tarantella (Sinfonietta)
Dag Wirén
Serenade, Op. 11, iv: Marcia
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Serenade, Op. 11, iv: Marcia
Edvard Grieg
Norwegian Dance, Op 35 No 3
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Norwegian Dance, Op 35 No 3
Hugo Alfvén
Swedish Rhapsody No 2, Op 24 (Uppsala Rhapsody)
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Swedish Rhapsody No 2, Op 24 (Uppsala Rhapsody)
Johan Halvorsen
Scenes from Norwegian Fairy Tales, Op 37 (Nos 2-4)
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Scenes from Norwegian Fairy Tales, Op 37 (Nos 2-4)
Johan Svendsen
Festive Polonaise
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Festive Polonaise
Geirr Tveitt
Langeleik Tune (A Hundred Hardanger Tunes)
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Langeleik Tune (A Hundred Hardanger Tunes)
Nikos Skalkottas
Greek Dance
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Greek Dance

Greek Dance

Conductor
Byron Fidetzis
Vincent d’Indy
Le joie du bleu profond (Miramar de Mallorca Mediterranée)
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Le joie du bleu profond (Miramar de Mallorca Mediterranée)
Geirr Tveitt
Hardanger Ale (A Hundred Hardanger Tunes)
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Hardanger Ale (A Hundred Hardanger Tunes)
Dag Wirén
Sinfonietta (1st mvt)
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Sinfonietta (1st mvt)
Dag Wirén
Symphony No. 3 Op. 20 iii. Finale
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Symphony No. 3 Op. 20 iii. Finale
Dag Wirén
Serenade for string orchestra, Op 11 (4th mvt, Marcia)
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Serenade for string orchestra, Op 11 (4th mvt, Marcia)
Haukur Tómassson, Daníel Bjarnason & Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Í sjöunda himni
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Í sjöunda himni

Í sjöunda himni

Composer
Haukur Tómassson
Magnús Blöndal Jóhannsson
Adagio (1980)
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Adagio (1980)
Haukur Tómasson
Píano Concerto no. 2
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Píano Concerto no. 2

Píano Concerto no. 2

Performer
Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson
Páll Ragnar Pálsson
Quake for cello and chamber orchestra (2017)
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Quake for cello and chamber orchestra (2017)
Sebastian Fagerlund
Drifts
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Drifts
Malcolm Williamson
Concerto Grosso (To Yuval Zaliouk)
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Concerto Grosso (To Yuval Zaliouk)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2014: Prom 48: Classical Tectonics
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Royal Albert Hall
2014-08-22T20:15:58
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Proms 2014: Prom 48: Classical Tectonics

Proms 2014: Prom 48: Classical Tectonics

Royal Albert Hall

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