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Iceland Symphony Orchestra

Open today: 12:00 - 18:00
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Original compositions as part of Airwaves festival

Finally in Reykjavik when an orchestral concert was performed at Harpa. Great main concert hall... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Martin T
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Stunning and mind-blowing

Every time we go to harpa, we associate it with its glorious symphonic orchestra. Very productive... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
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3 Nov 2017
“Original compositions as part of Airwaves festival”
17 Sep 2017
“Stunning and mind-blowing ”
Founded in 1950, The Iceland Symphony Orchestra, resident at Harpa concert hall in Reykjavik, has distinguished itself as one of the leading Nordic orchestras through its acclaimed performances and recordings. The Iceland Symphony Orchestra consists...more
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Austurbakka 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 528 5050
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Finally in Reykjavik when an orchestral concert was performed at Harpa. Great main concert hall with good acoustics. Performances of 4 pieces by Icelandic composers, all remarkable and with all 4 composers present to take a bow at the end of their respective pieces.... surely...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Every time we go to harpa, we associate it with its glorious symphonic orchestra. Very productive, every season better and better, this orchestra makes a huge difference in the cultural life of Reykjavík. And this year we will enjoy their performance with the world stars...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This was a wonderful concert, put on by a world class orchestra in a world class concert hall. The performance was polished and the conductor exuded enthusiasm. Beethoven's 7th symphony was masterfully executed. The guest artist, Evgeny Sudbin, did a beautiful job with a Mozart...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2016

The HARPA concert hall and conference centre is imaginatively designed and well worth a visit as it also has market stalls selling Icelandic goods.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I booked a ticket for the symphony's rehearsal on the Friday night series and loved it. It was only one hour long, but it gave me a taste of their performance and the acoustics of Harpa, the newish concert hall. The lead violinist stopped twice...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Not only is the building a lovely space to enjoy but my friend and I found out you can watch the Iceland symphony rehearse here. It's $1900isk and extremely worth it. The music is just gorgeous and the experience is priceless.

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Even if you've not any convert tickets to visit this place, just going to see it's unusual design is worth it. It's such an unusual piece of architecture and structure, none like I've seen before, it's worth it for that alone and the backdrop over...More

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Jan B
4 September 2018|
Response from Icelandsymphony | Property representative |
Dear Jan. There is no dress code to concerts at the Iceland Symphony. See you soon in Harpa.