Listasafn Islands

Wagner 200th Birhtday – Concerts at Kjarvalsstaðir - Sunuday 26 May 5 p.m.

Concerts held in relation to Richard Wagner´s 200th Birthday at Kjarvalsstaðir, Sunday 26 May at 5 p.m. Performers are Anna Jónsdóttir, soprano and Richard Simm, pianist.

The program includes French poems Wesendonk lieder and three arias. The poems are from the early part of Wagner´s carrier and the arias Lohengrin and Tannhäuser are composed in the 1840s. After the break the Wesendonk poems by Mathilde, wife of Wagner´s patron Otto Wesendok, will be performed. The music is composed in 1877 and 1878 and was partly written as a study to the opera Tristan og Ísold. Therefore the concerts will conclude with Mild und leise, an aria from that opera.

Ticket price: 2800
For students and senior citisens: 2500
Tickets are sold at the entrance.

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