Stabat Mater

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Stabat Mater will be premiered by Schola Vincentiana, chamber choir and Pamela De Sensi, alto flute, conducted by Filippo Furlan, in St. Vincent Church in Vicenza, Italy, on the 31. of March 2012.

Scenes

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Scenes will be premiered January 28th, by Eydís Franzdóttir, oboe and Dísurnar string quartet at the Dark Music Days festival 2012 in Reykjavík.

Missa Pacis out on cd

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Missa Pacis is now available on cd. To order a copy please send e-mail to s@sigurdursaevarsson.com for information.

Hallgrímspassía nominated

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Hallgrímspassía is nominated for best contemporary album of 2010 by the Icelandic Music Awards.

Kvæði

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Reykjavík Chamber Orchestra and Jóhann Smári Sævarsson, bass, conducted by Petri Sakari, will premiere Kvæði on the 30. of January at the Dark Music Days festival in Reykjavík 2011.

Missa Pacis

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Þeir hringdu hljómþungum klukkum

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Sigurður was commissioned to compose the National Radio of Iceland Christmas song 2010. The song will be performed by The Motet Choir of Hallgrímskirkja, Björn Steinar Sólbergsson, organ and conducted by Hörður Áskelsson, on the 20. of December, on Radio One.

Hallgrímspassía out on cd

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The oratorio Hallgrímspassía is now available on cd. To order a copy please send e-mail to s@sigurdursaevarsson.com for information.

Hallgrímspassía er komin út á geisladiski.

Söluaðilar: Hallgrímskirkja, Skífan, 12 Tónar, Kirkjuhúsið, Smekkleysa, Mál og Menning og Iða. Eymundsson verslanirnar í Reykjavík, Reykjanesbæ, Ísafirði, Akureyri og í Smáralind. Nettó og Hljómval í Reykjanesbæ.

Einnig er hægt að panta diskinn hér, vinsamlegast sendið þá tölvupóst á s@sigurdursaevarsson.com og við sendum upplýsingarnar um hæl.

Ubi caritas

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Libera Cantoria Pisani, chamber choir conducted by Filippo Furlan, will perform Ubi caritas at the Skálholt Summer Concerts on the 7. of August 2010.

Missa Pacis

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Sigurður will be composer in residence at the Skálholt Summer Concerts 2010  His composition, Missa Pacis, will be premiered July 10th by Hljómeyki, chamber choir, Sigurður Halldórsson, cello, Steingrímur Þórhallsson, organ, Frank Aarnink, percussion and conducted by Magnús Ragnarsson.

Hallgrímspassía

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Hallgrímspassía will be performed at The Festival of Sacred Arts 2010 in Hallgrímskirkja church on Good Friday at 5 pm

Schola cantorum and CAPUT chamber orchestra. Conductor: Hörður Áskelsson

Soloists: Jóhann Smári Sævarsson, bass, as Hallgrímur Pétursson, Pílatus: Benedikt Ingólfsson, barítone,Jesus: Hafsteinn Þórólfsson, barítone, Guðrún Edda Gunnarsdóttir, alt, Judas: Guðmundur Vignir Karlsson, tenor, Kaífas: Örn Arnarsson, tenor.

Based on Hymns of Passion by Icelandic priest and poet, Hallgrímur Pétursson.

Hel

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Hel, opera in two acts based on the novel Hel by Sigurður Nordal, will be premiered at the Icelandic Opera on the 23. of Mai 2009.