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Stockholm Composer Festival


Stockholm Composer Festival

  • Date: Thursday, 10 November 2011 to Wednesday, 16 November 2011
  • Venue: Stockholm Concert Hall (Konserthuset) — Hötorget, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Tickets: Adults: 90-350 SEK — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on +46 8 50667788

Event Details

The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and the Stockholm Concert Hall annually (since 1986) arranges a week-long festival centered around a living composer. Previously featured composers include Witold Lutoslawski, Arvo Pärt, Alfred Schnittke, Krzysztof Penderecki, Anders Eliasson, Sofia Gubajdulina, Kaija Saariaho & Magnus Lindberg, John Adams, Hans Werner Henze and Steve Reich. The 2011 festival features Australian composer and violist Brett Dean, who will both perform, conduct and present his music at seminars and introductory talks.

Performers: The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, Uppsala Chambers Soloists, Brett Dean (viola, cond.), Sakari Oramo (cond.), Thomas Dausgaard (cond.), Jack Liebeck (violin) etc.

Featured non-Australian music: Brahms: String Quintet No 2; Beethoven: Symphony no. 6 (Pastoral)

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on +46 8 50667788 or by email to info@konserthuset.se

Featured Australian Works

Amphitheatre : scene for orchestra (2000) by Brett Dean
Carlo : solo voice(s) with string orchestra by Brett Dean — World premiere
Epitaphs : for viola and string quartet by Brett Dean
Digital sheet music sample Fire music : music for orchestra (2011) by Brett Dean — World premiere
— performed by Sakari Oramo and Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Intimate decisions : for viola solo (1996) by Brett Dean
Komarov's fall : music for orchestra (2006) by Brett Dean
Digital sheet music sample Recollections : for ensemble (2006) by Brett Dean
String quartet no. 8 : string quartet (1969) by Peter Sculthorpe
The lost art of letter writing : for violin and orchestra (2006) by Brett Dean
Three caprichos after Goya : guitar solo by Brett Dean
Viola concerto (viola with orchestra) (2005) by Brett Dean
Voices of angels : piano quintet (1996) by Brett Dean

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