THANK YOU ALL!

The 2020 version of the Göteborg Art Sounds Festival has come to an end. We would like to send a huge thank you to all participants that made this festival happen, and with GREAT SUCCESS!

Stay tuned as we will put up more news and images from the 2020 Festival!

In the meantime we will let most performances be available on our Youtube channel for a few more days, so if you missed any concert or wish to see/hear it again or if you would like to send a link to a friend that missed the festival, do it now! 🙂

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GAS 2020

The 2020 edition of the GAS festival is over. From October 10th-17th we have presented artists and ensembles from USA, Australia, Great Britain, The Netherlands, Canada and Sweden. Exclusive live concerts, live streams, pre-recorded concerts and in-depth interviews with the artists and with our international curators. We have experienced extraordinary technical feats as well as…

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The final concerts of GAS 2020!

We have reached the two final concerts of this great and also very different festival. And we still have some more sonic weirdness to offer you! Imagine three contemporary ensembles, spread out over USA, Australia and Sweden. Performing live together over the Internet. This is exactly what the project Telematic Performance will do. Following this,…

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Diamanda La Berge Dramm and Maria W Horn

Drones, violin, singing glass, voice and amplified room reverb. These are some of the elements of Friday’s online concerts. Contemporary violinist and overall amazing artist Diamanda La Berge Dramm brings to mind the artistic chameleon that is Laurie Anderson. Maria W Horn on the other hand is something quite different, bridging drones, room frequencies and…

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Additional live stream!

We are very happy to be able to add Rising Stars, the collaboration between Göteborg Wind Orchesstra and singer/composer Lena Willemark, to this year’s online program. The concert, which features no less than seven (!) premieres by students from Högskolan för Scen och Musik will be live streamed from Kronhuset in Gothenburg! In Rising Stars,…

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In the sofa with Lena Willemark and Anders Hagberg

On Wednesday and Thursday October 14-15 we present two very special live concerts. On Wednesday, Gothenburg based flautist Anders Hagberg present the project Spaces where he gather twelve musicians for a unique and one-of-a-kind concert, taking over the different rooms of Göteborgs Konstmuseum. On Thursday Göteborg Wind Orchestra and singer/musician Lena Willemark present the project…

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Online program 2020

This year’s festival is different in many ways, where parts of the festival will take place on digital platforms. The online program presents artists in spaces that are, as always, meticulously chosen. But this year, there’s a whole new interconnection between time and space in the form of global concerts where musicians from the US,…

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What we are

Göteborg Art Sounds, or the GAS-Festival, was founded in 1999. Today it is Sweden’s largest festival for sound art, modern composition, improvisation and electronica.

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The Past

We have been around for almost 20y now. Please take a look at our previous festivals and see what we have presented before!

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Get In Touch

If you are a volunteer and want to help out during the festival or an artist that think this festival is for you, please get in touch with us now!

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