Reykjavík Queer Choir’s annual spring concert will be held at 6:30 pm on Friday, May 24, at Harpa concert hall.
The choir is known for a wide variety of music and will perform pieces from different categories, from old Icelandic choir songs to new pop songs in Icelandic and English.
The choir was founded in the July 2011 and has since performed at multiple events including the opening ceremony of Reykjavík Gay Pride.
The spring concert is a fundraising event for the choir’s trip to Dublin in the summer of 2014 where the choir is scheduled to take part in Various Voice, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered choral event.
The conductor is Helga Margrét Marzellíusardóttir.
For more information visit harpa.is.
Ásgeir Trausti won four Icelandic Music Awards yesterday evening at Harpa concert hall: Album of the Year (Pop/Rock) for Dýrð í dauðaþögn, Brightest Hope (Rock/Pop), Most Popular Performer in online voting on tonlist.is and the Tonlist.is award for generating online sales.
Retro Stefson took home the awards for Performer of the Year as well as Song of the Year and Music Video of the Year for ‘Glow,’ ruv.is reports.
Moses Hightower won Songwriter of the Year and Best Lyricist for their album Önnur Mósebók.
Pianist Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson also won four awards including Performer of the Year (Classical/Contemporary).
Víkingur, who is performing at this year’s Nordic Cool festival in Washington, appeared on Fox yesterday.
Click here to read about the Nordic Cool festival and here for the full results of last night's Icelandic Music Awards.