For even the most seasoned travelers, Iceland’s increasingly popular allure lies in its unparalleled natural phenomena and ancient culture. The country’s traditional love of choral music and growing appreciation for orchestral music make it ideal for the ensemble looking for a European tour unlike any other. Explore Iceland on its own or pair with Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland for a Scandinavian experience.

Classical Movements has organized tours to Iceland for the Choir of the College of William and Mary and the Botetourt Chamber Singers, many stand-alone cultural groups and to all of Scandinavia for the Gay Men’s Chorus of WashingtonLos Angeles Children’s Chorus, Yale Glee Club, Minnesota Orchestra, Os Violinos from the Lisbon Music Academy, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Choral Arts Society of Washington. The company has also worked closely with Scandinavian ensembles Tapiola Sinfonietta, and Sibelius Youth Symphony Orchestra to arrange their tours to the United States.

🇮🇸 Sights & Sounds 🇮🇸

  • Reykjavík
  • Harpa Music Hall
  • Hallgrímskirkja Church
  • Blue Lagoon
  • Geothermal Spas & Heated Beaches
  • Traditional hymns & epic poetry
  • Golden Circle: Thingvellir National Park, Gullfloss Waterfall and Haukadalur Valley

Testimonials

“We enjoyed a comfortable flight itinerary, nice hotels, good meals, wonderful sightseeing, and most importantly great concerts.  Our venues included three stunning contemporary halls, an elegant baroque room, a delightful castle courtyard, and a beautiful spa town…We are all ready to do it again!  The Classical Movements staff was awesome!”

-Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra

“The Glee Club’s 2011 150th anniversary tour through Europe was the most extensive tour we’ve put together and we could not have done it with Classical Movements expert and attentive work – from hotels and buses, to concert venues and publicity.”

-Yale Glee Club

“Thank you so much for all you did to make LACC’s tour to Scandinavia and the Baltics so successful.  We had a terrific experience and much of this is due to your extensive and effective work on our behalf.”

-Los Angeles Children’s Chorus

Press

“The warm reception from the French people restored energy and health, as did the raucously enthusiastic audiences, packed houses, rave reviews, radio broadcasts, and extended ovations…”

-Peabody News | Sept, 1996

“The Wednesday flight from Barcelona to Lisbon had the most stringent bag restrictions yet, with hefty fines for those deemed too heavy. But the loaded-down musicians were allowed to board unimpeded. ‘Neeta worked her magic,’ murmured one.”

-Philadelphia Inquirer, David Patrick Stearns | Feb. 6, 2009

“The musical director and conductor of the Yale Glee Club said the group chose the destination ‘because of the wonderful friendships they discovered in Turkey.’ The Turkish word ‘dost’ (friends for life) is the reason we are performing in Istanbul,’ said Jeff Douma.”

-Hürriyet Daily News, Hatice Utkan | August 5, 2010

“We were met by friendly and caring guides who spoke excellent English and were sophisticated in matters relating to history, architecture and the way of life in Russia, both at the times of the czars and of the Soviet Union. A folkloric performance was of outstanding artistic quality.”

-International Travel News | Aug, 1998

“Deputy Chief of US Mission Kent Logsdon thanked Classical Movements for organizing such an amazing concert tour and praised YAC (Yale Alumni Chorus) musicians for their great charity activities and Vakhtang Kahidze for his wonderful orchestra.”

-Georgia Messenger, Salome Modebadze | June 28, 2011