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Siggi String quartet

 

 

SIGGI STRING QUARTET was founded in 2012 around the UNM Festival, Ung Nordisk Musik. Since then the members

Una Sveinbjarnardóttir and Helga Þóra Björgvinsdóttir violinists, violist Þórunn Ósk Marínósdóttir and Siggi, cellist Sigurður Bjarki Gunnarsson have played many notes and collaborated with great composers. The journey is just getting started.

This season, 16/17, Siggi will host a series of concerts in Harpa Northern Lights Hall and Mengi, Óðinsgötu. The Quartet will give a performance at Nordic Music Days and premiere seven new pieces written for the ensemble. 

 

 

Una Sveinbjarnardóttir violin
Helga Þóra Björgvinsdóttir violin
Þórunn Ósk Marínósdóttir viola
Sigurður Bjarki Gunnarsson cello 

 

 
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Collaborators

Siggi String Quartet is proud to announce

the collaboration with

Errata Collective

in the Season of 2016/2017

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SEASON 17/18

CONCERTS AT HARPA, REYKJAVÍK

 

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 19TH 2017 5 PM

HARPA NORTHERN LIGHTS HALL
Kammermúsikklúbburinn

Dimitri Shostakovich: Strengjakvartett nr.7 op.108
(In memory of Nina Shostakovich)
   Allegretto
 Lento
 Allegro Allegretto

Philip Glass: Strengjakvartett nr.3
(Mishima)
  1957: Award Montage
   November 25-Ichigaya
 Grandmother and Kimitake
 1962: Body building
   Blood Oath
 Mishima/Closing

----- HLÉ--------

Ludwig van Beethoven: Strengjakvartett í cís-moll op.131
   Adagio, ma non troppo e molto espressivo
  Allegro molto vivace
 Allegro moderato - Adagio
Andante, ma non troppo e molto cantabile, Piu mosso, Andante moderato lusinghiero, Adagio, Allegretto, Adagio ma non troppo e semplice, Allegretto
   Presto
Adagio quasi un poco andante
Allegro  

 

SUNDAY MARCH 27TH 2018 5 PM

HARPA NORTHERN LIGHTS HALL
 TILVITNUN


Orlando di Lasso: Stabat Mater (útdráttur)

Dimitri Schostakovich: Strengjakvartett nr.8 op.110
 

Largo
  Allegro molto
Allegretto
 Largo
 Largo

 

Ludwig van Beethoven: Grosse Fuge op.133

Overtura: Allegro

Fuga: Allegro, Meno mosso e moderato, Allegro molto e con brio
 

------HLÉ-----
 

Alfred Schnittke: Strengjakvartett nr.3 (1983)

Andante

Agitato

Pesante

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SUMMER SEASON 2017

 

Nord

Friday August 18th 2017 8 pm

Nordic House, sæmundargata 11

ung nordisk musik, reykjavik 2017

 

Martin Andreas Hirsti-Kvam (NO): Inner Ear Music

for cello, electronics and video

 

Kari Telstad Sundet (NO): "We choose to go to the Moon"

for string quartet, electronics and video

 

Kristofer Svensson (SE): Den intimitet som finns i smultron

for violin and viola

 

Sebastian Hilli (FI): Elogio de la sombra

for string quartet

 

Jan Flessel (DK): Splintered

for piano quartet and electronics

 

Anna Þorvaldsdóttir (IS): Reflections

for string trio

 

 Guests: 

          Erna Vala Arnardóttir, piano

          Sverre Barratt-Due, violoncello

 

Further about the festival here.

 

FELDMAN'S 5 HOURS

SUNDAY JUNE 25TH 2017 1PM

MENGI, ÓÐINSGATA, REYKJAVÍK MIDSUMMER MUSIC


               Morton Feldman: String Quartet No. 2

               

                             Further about the festival here

CAGE & BACH

SUNDAY JUNE 4TH 2017 4PM
GLJÚFRASTEINN, LAXNESS MUSEUM


J.S. Bach:  Kunst der Fuge CONTRAPUNCTUS I & II

John Cage: String Quartet in four Parts

           Quietly Flowing Along

           Slowly Rocking

           Nearly Stationary

           Quodlibet       

                          J.S. Bach: Kunst der Fuge CONTRAPUNCTUS VII

 

 

 

 

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Quartet Season 16/17

 

Stillshot - Snapshot

Sunday September 4th 2016 5pm Harpa Norðurljós 

   Jón Leifs: Strengjakvartett nr.3 “El Greco” op. 64 (1965)
1.Toledo. Andante con moto quasi allegretto
2.Ímynd af sjálfsmynd El Greco. Adagio-Scherzando-Rigido
3.Jesús rekur Braskarana úr musterinu. Allegro furioso
4.Krossfestingin. Adagio, ma non troppo
5.Upprisan. Allegro

Daníel Bjarnason: Stillshot (2014) Evrópufrumflutningur

John Corigliano: Snapshot (circa 1909)  (2003)

L.v.Beethoven: Strengjakvartett op.95 í f-moll “Serioso” (1810)
1.Allegro con brio
2.Allegretto ma non troppo
3.Allegro assai vivace ma serioso
4.Larghetto espressivo-Allegretto agitato-Allegro

 

NORDIC MUSIC DAYS

Saturday October 1st 2016

12:00   Harpa,  Norðurljós Hall

1.500 | 2.500 ISK

Daniel Bjarnason (IS): Stillshot (2015)
Lauri Mäntysaari (FI): String Quartet (2013)
Rei Munakata (JP/SE): Nanome (2010)
Tine Surel Lange (DK/NO): Stemmninger del 1 Morket (2013)
Thórunn Marinósdóttir (IS): Panama Papers (2016)

 

Errata við rafmagnsljós - jólatónleikar Strokkvartettsins Sigga

Errata Collective electric light Christmas

Sunday November 27th 2016 5 pm Harpa Norðurljós

Kryzstof Penderecki: String Quartet nr.1 (1960)

J.S.Bach: Kunst der Fuge (1751)

Finnur Karlsson: Hrafnaþing (2013)

Haukur Þór Harðarson: Through the whole fabric of my being (2015)

J.S.Bach: Kunst der Fuge

Atli Heimir Sveinsson: String Quartet nr.3 (premiere)

 

Núna

Now

Sunday March 12th 2017 5 pm Harpa Norðurljós   

Halldór Smárason: New piece  (premiere)

Bára Gísladóttir: New piece  (premiere)

Petter Ekman: New piece  (premiere)

L.v.Beethoven: String Quartet a-moll op.132 (1825)
1.Assai sostenuto- Allegro
2.Allegro ma non tanto
3.Molto adagio-Andante

Heiliger Dankgesang eines Genesenen an die Gottheit, in der lydischen Tonart

1.Alla Marcia, assai vivace
2.Allegro appassionato