Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre opened in 2011 and is designed by Henning Larsen and Batteríið architects in collaboration with artist Olafur Elíasson.

Charge for using toilets in Harpa concert halls this summer

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Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre has come under fire this last week.

Scandal at Harpa Concert Hall as director gets pay rise and service representatives get pay cuts

15 May Harpa Concert Hall, the internationally awarded building for design and acoustics, has come under fire this last week as 20 service representatives walked out of their jobs after having been forced to take pay cuts. At the same time, director Svanhildur Konráðsdóttir got a pay rise.

Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre is located by Reykjavik harbour in the city centre.

Fly over Iceland's landscapes in a 360 degree film

27 Jul 2017 Visitors of Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre in Reykjavik are now able to visit the Iceland Expo Pavillion again. The show offers a unique 360 degree film starring the most magnificent of Icelandic landscapes.

Over 3000 visitors are expected to visit Harpa this summer.

Reykjavik's Harpa concert hall puts a ban on tourists sleeping or making sandwiches there

20 Jun 2017 Guests at Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre have been increasingly making use of the building as "a kind of bus terminal or place to sleep, or to make sandwiches in various parts of the building," says statement from Harpa.

Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre is situated by the Reykjavik Harbour.

International What Works summit begins today in Reykjavik

24 Apr 2017 The What Works Summit is held for the second time this year at Reykjavik's Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre. The summit, which explores how countries can turn economic growth into positive social outcomes and advance social progress in times of uncertainty, begins today.

The latest tourist craze in Reykavik began on Tuesday, building these things on the shoreline.

Tourists build cairns next to Harpa concert hall for no apparent reason

16 Feb 2017 Cairns, man-made piles of stones have been making a rapid appearance on the shoreline below Harpa concert hall and conference centre at the heart of Reykjavik. Tourists began building them on Tuesday and since then they're multiplying very fast.

Principal violist, Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir,at the ISO.

Dark Music Days in Reykjavik begin today

24 Jan 2017 Dark Music Days festival has for decades been one of the main venues for contemporary Icelandic music. For this year's festival, the Iceland Symphony Orchestra teams up with Daníel Bjarnason and its principal violist, Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir, for an exciting and varied programme.

Yan Pascal Tortelier and Nikolai Lugansky at rehearsals at Harpa yesterday.

Iceland Symphony Orchestra performance streamed live this evening

8 Sep 2016 Tonight the Iceland Symphony Orchestra opens its season and welcomes its new Chief Conductor, Yan Pascal Tortelier, to the stage. Tonight's concert, Rachmaninoff's 3rd piano concerto and Ravel's Daphne and Chloé will be streamed live from Harpa concert hall.

As an author, Dr. Maté has written several bestselling books including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction.

"The roots of addiction can be traced to childhood"

10 Jun 2016 Renowned speaker and bestselling author, Dr. Gabor Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development. On Monday he will be holding several lectures on the topic at Harpa concert hall and conference centre in Reykjavik.

Composer Jóhann Jóhannsson holds the award for Best Original Score, Motion Picture for "The Theory of Everything,"  at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards.

Jóhann Jóhannsson's highly acclaimed film music performed tonight at Harpa

17 Mar 2016 Golden Globe winner and Academy Award nominee Jóhann Jóhannsson ranks among today's leading cinematic composers. Tonight the Iceland Symphony Orchestra premieres the orchestral suites from his scores to The Theory of Everything, Sicario, and Prisoners.

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