REYKJAVÍK ARTS FESTIVAL 2011
REYKJAVÍK ARTS FESTIVAL PROGRAMME 2011 ANNOUNCED
Today, Hrefna Haraldsdóttir director of the Reykjavík Arts Festival revealed the full 2011 Festival Programme with a press conference and opened the Festival Box office.
Browse the full progamme here
During Festival season, from May 20 to June 5, Reykjavík will be the stage for unforgettable moments. The performing arts are a prominent feature of this year‘s programme, which is best desribed as a feast of music and dance, brimming with exiting concerts of all kinds, striking dance performances and colorful theatre experiences for all ages.
Guests of this years‘ Festival will be among the first to attend events in the halls of the brand new Concert and Conference hall Harpa, which opens its doors just in time for the 2011 Festival. One of the biggest event of this year‘s festival is without doubt on May 21, when German tenor Jonas Kaufmann performs with the Iceland Sympnony Orchestra at a gala concert in Harpa‘s main concert hall. Another superstar of the classical world, the beloved American soprano Barbara Bonney, will also perform a solo recital at the Festival on June 5.
Other international artists, to name a few are Ojos del Brujo, Beijing Dance Theatre, Tomi Ungerer, The Krakow Sinfonietta, Louise Bourgeois, Michel Houllebecq, Tony Allen, Les Slovaks Dance Collective and many, many more.
Detailed festival programme and online booking for all events is now available, you can also book your ticket by tel: (+354) 552 8588, from 10 am to 4 pm (GMT) on weekdays.