The Reykjavík Big Band announces their upcoming season 2017/2018. Variety of great concerts will take place at Harpa. Ella Fitzgerald 100 years! The first lady of song would have been 100 years old earlier this year. The Reykjavik Big Band commemorates her centennial with a program that spans her entire career in chronological order. Original arrangements will be recreated with some of Iceland’s most outstanding female singers and one male. Conducted by Sigurður Flosason. Concert take place September 22 in Eldborg. Tickets can be purchased here .
The Reykjavik Big Band performed songs from a cd recorded some 15years ago. The songs had one thing in common: They were all songs about Reykjavik in some way or another. In short the concert was a sold out success under the direccton of Veigar Margreirsson and some great singers: Sigurður Guðmundsson, Valdimar and Salka Sól.