Bronze medallion from 1936 depicting bank director Herman Mannheimer (1867-1942). He was a significant patron in Gothenburg who made a strong contribution to and worked for the Concert Hall on Götaplatsen to be built. He also donated money for the construction of Gothenburg City Theater. Found recessed in the wall in the promenade outside the Great Hall. The bronze medallion was created in 1936 by Erik Lindberg (1873-1966).
Erik Lindberg (1873-1966)
Sculptor and medal engraver active in Stockholm. Educated at the Stockholm Academy of the Arts and in Paris. Professor at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts from 1930. Public works: The relief over the old Riksdag building’s portal, Nobel medals and more.
Relief, 55 cm Ø
Art with music in focus
Many of the works of art in Gothenburg Concert Hall are connected to music or have a relationship with Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Here you will find everything from portraits of composers such as Grieg and Sibelius to Sweden's largest weave with patterns by Sven X-et Erixson.
Experience the concert magic
Gothenburg Concert Hall has enchanted music lovers since 1935! It is one of life’s great pleasures to come here, relax and take in the atmosphere in the beautiful surroundings, before being moved, exalted and overwhelmed by the evening’s music.