Göteborgs Konserthus Music and Spirituality

Learn more about classical music in the series of lectures entitled Classical curiosities. This tuesday we trace the path of music to spiritual worlds, from the ascension of Handel’s Messiah to Stravinsky’s psalms and the Catholic Bruckner’s symphonic tributes to God.

Concert length: 2 h incl. intermission Scene: Stenhammarsalen
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Learn more about classical music in relaxed lectures where you get the stories behind the music, knowledge of the composers and reflections from stage and salon in a nice mix

This Tuesday we trace the path of music to spiritual worlds, from the ascension of Handel’s Messiah to Stravinsky’s psalms and the Catholic Bruckner’s symphonic tributes to God.

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Water
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