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Guided Tour

Experience the award winning architecture of Harpa and visit areas that are not open to the general public. Your guide will share some of Harpa’s secrets, stories of odd incidents and the struggles during the economic crisis. Learn how Icelandic nature, volcanoes and the Arctic light inspired the unique design and the amazing glass facade of the house – and photograph it from new intriguing angles; allowing you to explore the less visible brilliance of this world-renowned architectural masterpiece.

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Reykjavik Classics

Reykjavik Classics presents Icelandic Music and Classical Masterpieces in Eldborg Harpa

Every Day at 12:30-13:00 June 24th – August 11th and in Kaldalón hall August 12th-24th 2019

Artistic Director dr. Nína Margrét Grímsdóttir

Iceland's award-winning concert hall Harpa proudly presents Reykjavik Classics in Eldborg summer 2019. This unique concert series is a vital part of the vibrant scene of arts and culture in the Capital. Reykjavik Classics presents
Icelandic music and classical masterpieces performed by artists of the highest caliber in “one of the ten best concert halls of the new millennium.” (Gramophone)

Reykjavik Classics begins on June 24th and runs until August 24th with one concert every day, at 12:30-13:00. Each concert lasts for a total of 30 minutes without intermission. The program features beautiful music by Icelandic composers such as Sveinbjörnsson, Thoroddsen and Kaldalóns, Beethoven, Schubert, Bruch, Widor, Foote and Ravel. The performing artists are leading international soloists from the global stage of classical music.

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