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Elja Ensemble consists of some of Iceland’s most talented young musicians, most of whom are already establishing themselves as the among the country’s leading performers, conductors, and artists.

Their performances are known for being exciting and energetic, and seeking to engage with the audience on a personal level. The ensemble is dedicated to varied and innovative programming and seeks to represent a broad range of musical styles and genres rather than strictly traditional classical styles.

This summer Elja will tour around Iceland, where they will perform a varied program that features works from the classical era to the modern. The conductor is Bjarni Frímann Bjarnason.

Concert program:

Caroline Shaw - Entr’acte

Igor Stravinsky - Dumbarton Oaks

Finnur Karlsson - Concert for accordion (premiere)

Soloist: Jónas Ásgeir Ásgeirsson


Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony Nr. 4

General admittance is 2500 ISK, admittance for students, seniors and disabled citizens is 2000 ISK. Admittance is free for kids under 15 years old.

Tickets can be purchased on the door.


July 30th at 8pm - Venue: Menningarhúsið Miðgarður - Location: Skagafjörður

July 31st & August 1st - Concert in Berjadagar Art festival in Ólafsfjörður. More information can be found here: www.berjadagar-artfest.com

August 2nd at 8pm - Venue: Félagsheimilið Mikligarður - Location: Vopnafjörður

August 4th at 8pm - Venue: Félagsheimilið Kirkjuhvol - Location:Kirkjubæjarklaustur

August 7th at 8pm - Venue: Háteigskirkja - Location: Reykjavík