Iceland's most loved children's tale on stage

A poignant story of a little princess and a swan is a favourite with adults and children alike in Iceland. The story, written and illustrated by artist Muggur, was written for his young niece whilst on a sailing trip in the Mediterranean in 1921. On Saturday the story comes to life,  in the stunning Harpa concert hall performed by the Iceland Symphony, a girl's choir and a horde of ballet dancers. Conductor is Bernard Wilkinson. 

The illustrations will be shown during the performance, which features Atli Heimir Sveinsson's captivating score, performed by the Iceland Symphony and the girls' choir from Langholtskirkja church's Gradualekór. The talented actress Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir is the narrator on the Eldborg main stage. The story of Dimmalimm is followed by excerpts from Thaikovsky's Swan Lake and the event is set to be a wonderful adventure for the whole family. 


Atli Heimir Sveinsson

Pyotr Tchaikovsky
The Swan Lake




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