In North America Feb 04–May 30, 2020

Mark your Calendars For These Icelandic Musicians’ 2020 US Tour Dates!

Check out upcoming U.S. concert dates for these Icelandic artists, including Víkingur Ólafsson and more!

Starting to plan your concert-goings for the new year? Read on to see which Icelandic musicians will be performing throughout the United States in 2020 and let us know which you hope to go to!

Daníel BjarnasonDaníel Bjarnason is an Icelandic conductor and composer who is currently in residence with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Daniel has been commissioned by many organizations, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Britten Sinfonia. He also co-curates the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Reykjavik Music Festival with Laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen. Bjarnason’s work received the 2019 Best Performer award from Iceland Symphony Orchestra, the Edda Award for best soundtrack in 2013 and Best Composer/Best Composition in 2010.

Show Date:

February 4th, 2020 – Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA

Víkingur ÓlafssonVíkingur Ólafsson is an Icelandic pianist. With an upcoming residency at Konzerthaus Berlin, Ólafsson is one of the world’s most desired performers. This year, Ólafsson is set to perform with world-class organizations including the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic, San Diego Symphony, and Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Ólafsson has been praised by Crescendo Magazine for his “perfect blend of playful free spirit and technical finesse” and has been named “Iceland’s Glenn Gould” by The New York Times.

Show Date:

February 4th, 2020 – Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA

MúmMúm is an Icelandic electronic-pop band. The band was formed in 1997 by Gunnar Örn Tynes, Örvar Þóreyjarson Smárason, and twins Gyða and Kristín Anna Valtýsdóttir. Múm has released six studio albums and has worked with renowned artists such as Kylie Minogue and the late Jóhann Jóhannsson.

Show Dates:

Álfheiður Erla GuðmundsdóttirÁlfheiður Erla Guðmundsdóttir is an Icelandic soprano singer. Guðmundsdóttir has performed, competed and participated in master classes all around the world. Recently, her roles have included ‘Snow White’ at Staatsoper Berlin, ‘Papagena’ in Yuval Sharon’s Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, ‘Susanna’ in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro at Uferstudios Berlin and ‘Poppea’ in Händel’s Agrippina at Radialsystem Berlin, among many others. Guðmundsdóttir has received awards such as Best Lied Interpretation at the 2019 International Haydn Competition and Best Interpretation of an Aria at the International Perotti Competition in 2015.

Show Date:

May 30th, 2020 – St. Michael’s Church, New York, NY

Let us know which concerts you are most excited to attend on Twitter or in the comments! For schedule and locations of all performances, click here.

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