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Music

Brothers - The Opera by Daniel Bjarnason

The Icelandic Opera

9
Jun
8 PM
Harpa Concert Hall - Eldborg
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There is good access for disabled in Harpa. In Eldborg, Harpa’s main hall, there are two places for wheelchairs that are free of charge. Some seats can also be replaced with wheelchairs for those who choose to pay for their ticket.

Harpa provides a special infrared sound system for guests with hearing aids.  

More info about access in Harpa can be found here https://en.harpa.is/harpa/access

Daniel Bjarnason's first opera which has received rave reviews in Denmark will be performed in Harpa Concert Hall. The opera is based on the film Brothers by Susanne Biers.

The Icelandic Opera will perform Brothers - The Opera by Daniel Bjarnason in cooperation with Den Jyske Opera and Iceland Symphony Orchestra at Reykjavík Arts Festival 2018.

The Opera, which is Bjarnason's first opera was premiered 16th of August 2017 in Musikhuset in Aarhus, Denmark and has received excellent reviews. The opera is directed by Kasper Holten, former opera director at Covent Garden.

The film Brothers, by Susanne Biers is the story of two brothers and a love triangle. Michael has a successful career in the army, a beautiful wife and two daughters. His younger brother Jannik is a drifter living on the edge of the law. When Michael is sent on a UN mission to Afghanistan and returns after a traumatic imprisonment, the balance between the two brothers is changed forever. 

 

 

Conductor and author: Daníel Bjarnason

Director: Kasper Holten

Singers:  Jacques Imbrailo, Marie Arnet, Selma Buch Ørum Villumsen, Elmar Gilbertsson, Þóra Einarsdóttir, James Laing, Kristinn Sigmundsson &  Hanna Dóra Sturludóttir.

 

 

Purchase Ticket
Price
ISK 5.900-15.900

There is good access for disabled in Harpa. In Eldborg, Harpa’s main hall, there are two places for wheelchairs that are free of charge. Some seats can also be replaced with wheelchairs for those who choose to pay for their ticket.

Harpa provides a special infrared sound system for guests with hearing aids.  

More info about access in Harpa can be found here https://en.harpa.is/harpa/access