Göteborgs Konserthus A Shining Star in Christmas Time

Mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter offers a fabulous mix of her biggest Christmas favorites together with pianist Leif Kaner Lidström and guitarist Fabian Fredriksson.

Concert length: 2 h incl. intermission Scene: Stenhammarsalen
245-315 SEK Student 123-158 SEK Youth up to 29 123-158 SEK

The mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter offers a fabulous mix of her biggest Christmas favourites. It contains songs by Bach and Sibelius, as well as Sting and Thad Jones. An evening with a world star in top form. 

Just in time for Christmas, we get to enjoy world-renowned mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter and her Christmas favorites in a wonderful exposé. She has pianist Leif Kaner Lidström and guitarist Fabian Fredriksson with her. 

Ever since her debut in Basel in 1983, Anne Sofie von Otter has continuously demonstrated her star quality. She was appointed court singer in 1995 and has received numerous awards and also a royal medal for her artistic work. Nothing is foreign to her artistic knowledge, she sings 17th century music with the same sincerity as ABBA songs. Her great curiosity has led her to interpret songs from both the jazz and pop worlds in notable collaborations with greats such as Elvis Costello and jazz pianist Brad Meldau. 

The secret lies in her unfailing taste and ability to use her voice in different ways. On one hand in great heavy opera works, on the other hand in the very simplest tune. 


Get to know Anne Sofie von Otter.


Sting Gabriel's Message 3 min

Sibelius Fem julsånger 13 min

Anonym Sweet Was The Song The Virgin Sang 2 min

Sibelius The Spruce 3 min

Intermission 25 min

Jones A Child Is Born (text: A. Wilder) 4 min


Sexsmith Maybe This Christmas 3 min

Sting You Only Cross My Mind In Winter (music: J. S. Bach) 3 min

J S Bach French Suite No. 5, G major, BWV 816 4 min

Sunday 10 December 2023: The event ends at approx. 20.00


Anne Sofie von Otter mezzosopran

Leif Kaner Lidström piano

Fabian Fredriksson guitar

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