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Hallveig Rúnarsdóttir, soprano

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Hallveig Rúnarsdóttir

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Hallveig Rúnarsdóttir

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Hallveig has performed as a soloist all over the world and has sung the soprano role in many major works of music literature. She has performed with symphony orchestras around the world and held numerous solo concerts, both in Iceland and abroad, as well as singing on recordings for publication and radio broadcasts.

Hallveig has twice received the Icelandic Music Award as Female Singer of the Year in classical and contemporary music. In addition, she has been nominated for the award three times and she has also been nominated twice for the Grímu Award as Singer of the Year.

Hallveig is the founder and artistic director of the Cantoque Ensemble and also works as a singing teacher and assistant principal of Sigurðar Demetz's Singing School.


on Arias by Mozart with Iceland Symphony Orchestra

"Hallveig sang beautifully, clear but at the same time with warmth. As always her singing was effortless, the notes were natural and beautifully formed."

– Jónas Sen, Fréttablaðið 23 May 2020

on the Icelandic Opera's production of 
Carmen by G. Bizet, Autumn 2013

 "Michaëla was wonderfully sung by Hallveig, who made a direct and warm connection with the audience from the first scene."

– Silja Aðalsteinsdóttir, TMM 20. október 2013

on Verdi Requiem with the Philharmonic Choir

"...Hallveig sang with a unique feeling for the the music every time, her singing was professional and magnificent in every respect."

– Jónas Sen Fréttablaðið 13. apríl 2022

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