• Sinfóníuhljómsveit Norðurlands
  • Guðmundur Óli Gunnarsson
  • Kammerkór Vesturlands
  • Dagrún Hjartardóttir
  • Davíð Ólafsson
  • Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir




  • Bára Grímsdóttir
  • Diddi fiðla
  • Steindór Andersen




  • Eygló Dóra Davíðsdóttir
  • Gunnar Guðbjörnsson
  • Jónína Erna Arnardóttir



Participants Curriculum Vitae:

Chamber Choir Founded in 1999 the Vesturland Chamber Choir is a forum for trained singers in Borgarfjörður to perform ambitious and demanding choir music. Most members are in the higher levels of, or have completed, their vocal training. The choir has performed on various occations and its repertoire includes Icelandic folk songs and choir music, ecclesiastical music, and renown operatic choruses.


Davíð Ólafsson bass studied in Iceland with teachers like, Árni Sighvatsson, Sigurður Demetz. Keith Reed, Signý Sæmundsdóttir and Guðmundur Jónsson. After finishing his studies in Iceland he studied in Vienna at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst with teachers like Helene Karusso and Norman Shetler. After finishing his studies, Davíð was hired at the Lübeck Opera for two years as well as being guest singer with operas in Switzerland , Austria, Germany and San Francisco.  He has sung several concerts in Iceland and the continent of Europe. Amongst the roles that he has sung is: Leporello in Don Giovanni, Doktor Bartolo in The Wedding of Figaro, John Falstaff in The Merry Women of Windsor and Sarastró in The Magic Flute. In Lübeck he sang the role of Don Alfonso in Cosi fan tutte, spring 2001 and the summer of 2002 he sang the role of Don Basilio in The Barber of Sevilla in the operafestival in Merzig in Germany.
Davíð was hired to the Icelandic Opera 2002 where he has sung; Doktor Bartolo í The Barber from Sevilla, Mustafa in The Italian Girl in Algerie by Rossini, the bass-role in Werther by Massenet and Turpin in Sveeney Todd.


Guðmundur Óli Gunnarsson.  Guðmundur Óli studied music at the Kópavogur Music School and Reykjavík College of Music, then went on for further studies to the University of Music in Utrecht, Holland. From there he graduated with a degree in orchestral conducting. He then studied under Jorma Panula in Helsinki and took various courses in orchestral conducting. Guðmundur Óli has worked with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra both as conductor and during recording sessions. He has been the conductor of the North Icelandic symphony orchestra since it was founded. He has conducted the Reykjavík Chamber Orchestra and the Icelandic Orchestra and is the resident conductor of CAPUT. With CAPUT he has appeared both at home and abroad. He has worked at radio and CD recording sessions both in Iceland and overseas. Guðmundur Óli has conducted many first performances of works by various composers, has conducted operatic performances and worked with choirs as well as conducting amateur and school orchestras.


Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir.  Þórunn completed her Mastersdegree at the Brussels Royal Conservatory in the year of 1996 under the guidance of Mr.Ervin Schiffer. In Belgium she was the principal viola of the chamber orchestra Prima la Musica and later a member of the soloist-ensemble I Fiamminghi as well as being active in the chamber music scene.   Presently, Þórunn is the second principal viola of the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra and the principal viola of the Reykjavík Chamber Orchestra with whom she has also appeared as a soloist on several occasions. Þórunn teaches chamber music and viola at the Reykjavík Music School and viola at the Iceland Academy of the Arts in Reykjavík.  She frequently gives chamber music and solo recitals in Reykjavík and other parts of Iceland as well as touring abroad regularly.