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Göteborgs Konserthus A tribute to Hillborg

Reverberant sounds with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra; Pekka Kuusisto, conductor; and Ida Falk Winland, soprano.

Concert length: 1 h 30 min incl. intermission Scene: Stora salen
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Anders Hillborg’s significance to Swedish classical music cannot be overstated. We now celebrate his imaginative world in a tribute concert. Conductor Pekka Kuusisto and soprano Ida Falk Winland create sounds that have the entire auditorium vibrating. 

The beauty is in the details – which is particularly true when it comes to Anders Hillborg. From making music through mathematical systems, over the course of his 40-year career in music, has work has become increasingly intuitive and unpredictable. With compositions such as Liquid Marble, Peacock Tales, Sirens and the remarkable Sound Atlas – the world premiere of which was given by the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra in 2022 – he is well-established among the international elite of the music scene. He turns 70 years old in 2024 and we are celebrating. 

Anders Hillborg composed the song The Strand Settings as a commission for American opera star René Fleming – an indication of his magnitude. The work is based on four poems about longing and lamentation. “Hillborg’s melodic imagery appeals to the depths of the imagination,” wrote newspaper SvD. This time, Gothenburg’s favourite soprano, Ida Falk Winland, evokes these images within us. 

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Get to know Anders Hillborg.

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. Welcome! 


Hillborg King Tide 12 min

Hillborg Through Lost Landscapes 13 min

Hillborg The Strand Settings 24 min

Intermission 25 min

Hillborg Bach Materia 20 min

Hillborg Evening 3 min

Hillborg Eleven Gates 19 min

Thursday 28 November 2024: The event ends at approx. 21.00


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