The Harpa Reykjavik concert hall draws talent from all over the world, and this month it will be hosting an array of musical performances, including orchestra, choir, and internationally-famed artists. One performer who is making a splash in Reykjavik is James Taylor, an American singer-songwriter who has captivated legions of fans with his characteristic, folk-inspired sound for 40 years. He will be performing May 18th. The Stefnir male choir spring concert, taking place May 3rd, is also a performance to look forward to, featuring all Icelandic lyrics to songs by Icelandic composers as well as Beethoven, Lennon, and Schubert.
The May 2012 calendar of events is as follows:
May 3 – Stefnir Male Choir Spring Concert
May 10 – Eðvaldsdóttir Plays Shostakovich
May 12 – Hafliði, Brahms & Aurora Tango
May 25 – How To Become Icelandic in 60 Minutes
May 18 – James Taylor
May 18, 19 – Journey
May 20 – The Reykjavik Chamber Orchestra
May 20 – Arcadi Volodos – The Reykjavik Arts Festival
May 23 – Anna Thorvaldsdottir – Orchestronics
May 25 – Romeo and Juliet – The Reykjavik Arts Festival
May 27 – Christoph Pregardien & Ulrich Eisenlohr
May 27, 28 – Bryan Ferry
May 31 – Yann Tiersen at the Reykjavik Arts Festival
For more information on the Reykjavik Concert Hall, click here.