Göteborgs Konserthus Nagano conducts Schubert

Event has already taken place. Romantic shimmer with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano and mezzosoprano Katarina Karnéus.

Concert length: 2 h 10 min incl. intermission Scene: Stora salen
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This concert is enveloped in a romantic shimmer. Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 9 begins with a solo for the horn – the instrument that captures the very essence of the Romantic era. Here it provides the tone for the rural nature of the areas around Vienna where Schubert derived his energy and inspiration.

Sadly the composer never actually got to hear his symphony played for an audience. When Robert Schumann discovered the work and brought it to light, Schubert had already been dead for ten years. In the Concert Hall this evening, this work is conducted by Kent Nagano, formerly the principal guest conductor of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra.

Court singer Katarina Karnéus is well known to the Gothenburg audience and in this concert she returns to Gothenburg’s Concert Hall with Gustav Mahler’s popular Rückertlieder. A song collection filled with lyrical love based on the poems of the poet Friedrich Rückert.

Katarina Karnéus, mezzo-soprano, has appeared in several productions at the Gothenburg Opera, including in Bellini’s Norma, and has a long-standing career on international stages. In 2016, she was the Stena Foundation’s cultural grantee.

The evening begins with Passacaglia by Anton Webern, an orchestral work with large romantic elements that became the composer’s first published work – Opus 1 – in 1908.


Get to know the classical pieces.

Lär känna mezzosporanen Katarina Karnéus.

Previously announced soloist Truls Mørk has canceled his participation in the concert, there fore Victoria Borisova-Ollas Oh Giselle, remember me… is canceled. 

Introduction to the concert

Take a seat in the Great Hall one hour before the concert begins and learn more about the music you will soon experience! You will get the stories behind the music, knowledge of the composers and own reflections about the classical pieces. The introduction last for about 30 minutes, it is free and free seating in the hall. Warm welcome!


Mahler Rückert-Lieder 22 min

Intermission 25 min

Wednesday 22 March 2023: The event ends at approx. 21.40
Thursday 23 March 2023: The event ends at approx. 21.40


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