Concert: Night Images
At Kjarvalsstaðir on Culture Night Icelandic melodies by Atli Heimir Sveinsson will be performed to Jónas Hallgrímsso's poems, along with Icelandic folksongs.
Hólmfríður Jóhannesdóttir, mezzosoprano, will perform the songs along with Jón Sigurðsson pianist and Victoria Tarevskaia cellist.
Actress Bríet Héðinsdóttir encouraged Atli Heimir to compose the melodies to Jónas´s poems and they were premiered in Skarðskirkja church in the summer of 1996 with great success. During Culture Night the guests of Kjarvalsstaðir will get the oppportunity to listent o these beautiful poems.