THE MOTET CHOIR SINGS MUSIC BY BACH AND SCHÜTZ

Karlotta Blöndal
Karlotta Blöndal- GATHERING- new exhibition in the foyer of Hallgrimskirkja
08/04/2020
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THE MOTET CHOIR SINGS MUSIC BY BACH AND SCHÜTZ

Mótettukór Hallgrímskirkju

Magnificent motets by Bach and Schütz and Icelandic hymns and Bach chorals.

The prizewinning Motet Choir ( former The Hallgrimskirkja Motet Choir) is one of Iceland’s leading choirs and the choir’s conductor Hörður Áskelsson has won great admiration for his musical activities with the choir for the past 39 years in Iceland and abroad. Lára Bryndís Eggertsdóttir is one of Iceland’s greatest organists and will play a Bach organ work on the great Noack baroque organ in Langholtskirkja.

Performers:

The Motet Choir

Lára Bryndís Eggertsdóttir organ

Sigurður Halldórsson baroque cello

Richard Korn violone

Conductor: Hörður Áskelsson

Programme:

  1. Ég byrja reisu mín, choral,  Icelandic traditional, arr. Smári Ólason
  2. Víst ertu Jesú kóngur klár, Icelandic traditional, arr. Jón Hlöðver Áskelsson
  3. J.S. Bach: Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf BWV 226, Motet for 2 four voice choirs
  4. Heinrich Schütz: Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt SWV 380, Motet for 5 voices
  5. J.S. Bach: Dýrð sé Guði í hæstu hæðum BWV 30/6, Choral
  6. Heinrich Schütz: Die mit Tränen säen SWW 378, Motet for 5 voices
  7. J.S. Bach: Flæðið, þér tár BWV 400, Choral, soloist: Halldís Ólafsdóttir
  8. Heinrich Schütz: Die Himmel erzählen SWW 386, Motet for 5 voices
  9. J.S. Bach: Oss minni sérhver morgunn á BWV 376, Choral
  10. J.S. Bach: Organ work
  11. J.S. Bach: Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied BWV 225, Motet for 2 four voice choirs 

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Admission: ISK 3900