News

New artistic and general director

25. June 2015

Steinunn Birna Ragnarsdóttir has joined The Icelandic Opera as a new artistic and general director, and thus succeeds Stefán Baldursson who has been general director since 2007. Ms. Ragnarsdóttir has been musical director of Harpa Concert Hall where...
PETER GRIMES IN CONCERT IN MAY

06. February 2015

Benjamin Britten’s opera Peter Grimes will be premiered in Iceland on 22 May 2015, as part of the Reykjavík Arts Festival. The concert performance, to be held in Eldborg Hall, is a collaborative production of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, the...
RAGNHEIÐUR - AN ICELANDIC OPERA: A BIG SUCCESS

08. October 2014

A new Icelandic opera by composer Gunnar Þórðarson and librettist Friðrik Erlingsson had its world-premiere on March 1st in Harpa Concert Hall to critical acclaim and nine sold-out performances. 







“A superb staging of a magnificent opera...