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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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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