Concert with Páll á Húsafelli: Greetings to you Kjarval
Páll á Húsafelli will premiere new songs composed with lyrics by Jóhannes Kjarval, Jóhann Sigurjónsson, Páll á Hjálmsstöðum and Þorsteinn frá Hamri. Páll á Húsafelli is one of the sixteen contemporary artists who currently have work in the exhibition Eternal Reccurance (Eilíf endurkoma). In this extensive exhibition, works by Kjarval (1885-1972) create a thread that connects different time periods, with his art is exhibited alongside works of artists who have been prominent on the Icelandic art scene in recent years.
Páll has composed music with lyrics by Kjarval and other poets, and in this case, the concert title is borrowed from a poem by Páll á Hjálmsstöðum, written to Kjarval. The concert will also feature Kammerkór Suðurlands, Frank Aarnink on percussion, Jóel Pálsson on saxophone and Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson Chief goði of the Ásatrú Association. Hilmar Örn Agnarsson will conduct the concert.
A museum ticket is valid at the concert. Free entry for annual Reykjavík Art Museum Card holders and the Reykjavík Culture Card.