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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.
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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 …
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