Göteborgs Konserthus Lunch concert with evacuation

Event has already taken place. An unusual lunchtime concert with free entry - which is also an escape exercise. Book a seat and help us refine our evacuation organization!

Concert length: 1 h 30 min Scene: Stora salen
Free entry, bookable tickets

Event has already taken place

Help us refine the preparedness in Gothenburg Concert Hall! The lunch concert begins as a completely normal concert but is interrupted for an evacuation of the audience and orchestra. In this way, we can refine our evacuation organization in controlled ways.

In order for the exercise to be realistic, we need a large audience – the tickets are free, but reservations are required. Nothing is expected of the audience, just follow the foyer hosts’ instructions.


12.30 the doors to the Concert Hall open
13.00 starts the concert with the Gothenburg Symphony – the symphonic fairy tale “Bubbles” about us humans and our nature

Tecknad bild där instrumentfigurer sneglar på varandra inifrån olika glasburar.


Tvete Vik The bubble 4 min

Tvete Vik The orchestra 7 min

Tvete Vik The Boy 2 min

Tvete Vik The folk music 6 min

Tvete Vik The Girl 4 min

Tvete Vik Finale 5 min

Thursday 28 September 2023: The event ends at approx. 14.30


The Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1905 and currently consists of 109 musicians. The orchestra is based in Gothenburg Concert Hall – a gem of functionalism on Götaplatsen square that has enchanted music lovers since 1935. Wilhelm Stenhammar was the orchestra’s Chief Conductor from 1907 until 1922. He gave the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra a strong Nordic profile and invited his colleagues Carl Nielsen and Jean Sibelius to collaborate with the orchestra. Under the leadership of Chief Conductor Neeme Järvi between 1982 and 2004, the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra undertook a number of international tours and made a hundred or so album recordings while establishing itself as one of Europe’s foremost orchestras. In 1997 the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra received the title of the National Orchestra of Sweden. Since season 2017-2018 Santtu-Matias Rouvali is Chief Conductor of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Since season 2019-2020 Barbara Hannigan is Principal Guest Conductor. Christoph Eschenbach was also Principal Guest Conductor of Gothenburg Symphony in the years 2019-2022 – together they formed a strong three-leaf clover consisting of three completely different types of artists. We are also extremely proud to be an official partner of soprano Barbara Hannigan’s mentor initiative Equilibrium, with focus on young singers and musicians who are just beginning their careers. Sten Cranner is the orchestra’s CEO and Artistic Director, while Gustavo Dudamel holds the title of Honorary Conductor and Neeme Järvi that of Principal Conductor Emeritus. Region Västra Götaland is owner of the orchestra. The Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra works regularly with conductors such as Herbert Blomstedt, Joana Carneiro, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Christian Zacharias and Anja Bihlmaier.

Yankho Kamwendo presenter

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