Göteborgs Konserthus CANCELED: IN THE WARM EMBRACE OF STRINGS

Event has already taken place. Welcome to GSOplay instead! Purchased tickets will be refunded and subscribers compensated as soon as we know how many concerts in each subscritpion that will be affected.

Concert length: 2 h incl. intermission Scene: Stenhammarsalen
340-500 SEK Student 170-250 SEK

Event has already taken place

The concert is unfortunately canceled, but welcome to watch livestreamed concerts at GSOplay. We will get back as soon as we can to ticket buyers with detailed information about for example new concert dates, exchanges and compensation. In general, we refund all tickets for the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra’s own events, individually as well as within subscriptions. 

The following applies to subscriptions: As we do not yet know when we will be allowed to welcome any audience into the Gothenburg Concert Hall, we will await the development during the autumn. Refunds will be made automatically as soon as we know how the autumn season will be affected, but no later than 15 January 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact our ticket office: biljett@gso.se, +46(0)31-7265300. There is a lot of pressure on the ticket office and we hope that you can be tolerant of the fact that it can take an extra long time to get an answer.

More info about the decision to cancel / move events can be found here.

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Do you love string music? Then this is the chamber concert for you ! But beware, it delivers not only the all time masterpiece Mendelssohn’s octet – so beautiful that the composer put the Scherzo from it in his “ A Midsummer Night’s Dream” – but also a Norwegian challenger and a Polish rarity.

Mendelssohn was only 16 when he wrote his classic octet, which according to one observer is “a wonder of perfection”. The same freshness characterizes Svendsen’s octet that was written during his study in Leipzig when he studied for Mendelssohn’s favorite violinist Ferdinand David. With this chamber piece, Svendsen won the Conservatory’s first prize in composition. Tonight’s octets are “double string quartets” but tonight’s quartet by Bacewicz is for four violins! As a violinist, her ear for strings was unfailing, otherwise no one would dare to write for four violins …

Welcome!

Programme

Svendsen Octet 35 min

Bacewicz Quartet for four violins 12 min

Intermission 25 min

Mendelssohn Octet 33 min

Participants

Musiker ur Göteborgs Symfoniker

Terje Skomedal violin

Joel Nyman violin

Charlotta Grahn Wetter violin

Pierre Guis violin

Tuula Fleivik Nurmo viola

Laura Groenestein-Hendriks viola

Oscar Sokk Kleväng cello

Antonio Hallongren cello

Questions? Contact the ticket office