LÝRA is a professional string ensemble of choice for concerts, recordings, weddings, gatherings, grand openings, and all occasions,
based in Reykjavík, Iceland.
With years of experience performing together, members of LÝRA have worked with musicians such as Björk, Ólafur Arnalds, Aquilo, Spiritualized, Steindór Andersen, Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, Árstíðir, Anneke van Giersbergen, Of Monsters And Men, Bloodgroup, Heidrik, Kaleo, Júníus Meyvant, Snorri Hallgrímsson, Lára, Seabear, Sóley and JFDR and have recorded for everything from Samsung commercials to BAFTA-winning TV soundtracks.
We are all university educated and have toured across Europe, Australia,
South and North America.
WHAT WE OFFER
Whether for a formal event, wedding ceremony or private gathering, LÝRA provides the perfect accompaniment. Our extensive list of repertoire encompasses everything from classical chamber music to original pop and jazz arrangements.
THE STRING QUARTET
Our most popular choice!
A standard string quartet with two violins, viola and cello.
A simpler choice. Two string players or one string player with a pianist.
Simple yet elegant. Your choice of a solo violinist, violist or cellist.
As grand as can be! An ensemble of 12 string musicians.
Getting married? We have the music for your special day.
RECORDING / ARRANGING
With years of experience we work with any musical genre.
LÝRA / The Icelandic Event String Quartet
event.string.quartet [at] gmail.com