Göteborgs Konserthus Guest Performance: University of Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Event has already taken place. Meet tomorrows stars in this concert with students from the master’s programme of symphonic orchestral playing

Concert length: 2 h 30 min incl. intermission Scene: Stora salen
100 SEK Children 60 SEK

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The orchestra consists of students from the two year international master’s programme of symphonic orchestral playing at the Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg.

The programme is unique, and is run in collaboration with the Gothenburg Symphony and the Gothenburg Opera. The purpose is to prepare the students for work as professional orchestra musicians in an international environment.

Aside from lessons in their own instrument, chamber music and theory, the master’s programme also includes eight orchestra productions with a total of 15 public concerts every school year. Internationally well-known conductors and soloists are engaged for these performances.

Lately, visitors to the orchestra have included Anja Bihlmaier, Eva Ollikainen, Shao-Chia Lü, Olaf Henzold, Shi-Yeon Sung, Patrik Ringborg, Tobias Ringborg, Michel Tabachnik, and Steven Sloane. Notable among the soloists are pianists Roland Pöntinen and Christian Zacharias, violinists Malin Broman and Antje Weithaas, trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth, and singers Monica Groop and Kristina Hansson. Every year, the orchestra also collaborates with the opera programme at the Academy of Music and Drama.

University of Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra is an ambassador for the University of Gothenburg, which supports the concert and touring operations. At every concert production, the orchestra is complemented with other students to reach the size required for the production in question.

At this concert, students from the BA programme with a focus on classical music will participate. The three year programme focusses on chamber music and individual development with the student’s own instrument.

Programme

Strauss Overture to Die Fledermaus 9 min

Lehár Der Sterngucker "Muss denn jeder gleich ein Eh´mann sein?" 3 min

Strauss LEICHTES BLUT, POLKA 3 min

Lehár Da geh' ich zu Maxim from Die lustige Witwe 3 min

Strauss Unter Donner und Blitz 3 min

Strauss Die Fledermaus "Komm mit mir zum Souper" 4 min

Bernstein Overture to Candide 5 min

Bernstein Glitter and Be Gay from Candide 6 min

Bernstein Lonely Town from On The Town 3 min

Bernstein Tonight from WEST SIDE STORY 4 min

Bernstein West Side Story: Mambo 3 min

Intermission 25 min

Kálmán Ouverture to Csardasfurstinnan 5 min

Stolz Im weissen Rössl, "Es muss was wunderbares sein" 3 min

Stolz Im weissen Rössl, "Was kann der Sigismund dafür" 3 min

Heuberger Der Opernball Hier ist die Uhr - Chambre séparée 5 min

Alfvén Invocation from The Mountain King 4 min

Sjöberg Tonerna 4 min

Valentin Skogen sover 5 min

Alfvén Summer rain from The Mountain King 2 min

Alfvén Dance of the Troll Maiden from The Mountain King 5 min

Nordqvist Till havs 3 min

Alfvén Dance of the Herd Maiden from The Mountain King Suite 4 min

Participants

University of Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Henrik Schaefer conductor

Alexandra Büchel soprano

Per Lindström. tenor

Fredrik Zetterström baryton

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