Brák Baroque Ensemble was founded in the year 2014 by the violinists Elfa Rún Kristinsdóttir, Guðbjörg Hlín Guðmundsdóttir and Laufey Jensdóttir. The group mainly consists of young musicians who all share a passion for historical performance of medieval and baroque music and seek to bring music from this period to a wide audience in Iceland.
Since 2014 the group has held numerous concerts in Reykjavík and Skálholt, receiving raving reviews and great receptions by audience and critics alike. Many of Brák’s performances have been recorded and broadcasted by the Icelandic National Radio and a few recordings are now available online.
Brák Baroque Ensemble collaborates frequently with renowned singers and instrumentalists from all over Europe making each project unique in sound and setting.