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Göteborg Wind Orchestra & Lena Willemark [SE]

2020-10-15 @ 19:00 - 21:00

Kronhuset – stora scenen

Göteborg Wind Orchestra & Lena Willemark [SE]

2020-10-15 @ 19:00 - 21:00

Kronhuset – stora scenen

In Rising Stars, Göteborg Wind Orchestra forms a platform for tomorrow’s rising musicians and composers from the academy of music, giving them an opportunity to both meet and challenge a professional orchestra. The concert also feature legendary folk and world musician and singer Lena Willemark and conductor Finn Rosengren.

Lena Willemark has become a central figure in Swedish folk music. She is a groundbreaking singer, known for transcending a vast array of genres. From her upbringing in Älvdalen and her musical studies, Willemark carries with her a unique musical treasure. After graduating from Musikhögskolan in Stockholm, she has constantly expanded her artistic expression, both on her own and in collaboration with others.

Throughout the years, Willemark has come to be considered one of the most versatile Nordic artists – a lot of it due to he unique ability to shape disparities into an undivided whole. She has over the years composed a large amount of music for various constellations. Willemark has also received a number of awards, among them six Grammy’s, newspaper Expressens’ culture prize Spelmannen and for Årets traditionsbärare at Folk- & Världsmusikgalan. She is an Honorary Doctor at Göteborgs Universitet and at Högskolan Dalarna.

Finn Rosengren is well known for his long-standing work as bandmaster at Stora Teatern and as conductor at GöteborgsOperan. Finn has a big passion for music by Swedish composers from a variety of periods. He has also been awarded the Royal Swedish Academy of Music’s teaching prize.

Lena Willemark – soloist
Finn Rosengren – conductor

Participating students: Rasmus Levin, Tea Berglund, Emil Wingstrand, Ivan Gabriel Morén, William Väänänen, Maria Palmqvist and Mirsaeed Hoseiny Panah

This is a live concert presented at Kronhuset in Gothenburg. Audience capacity is limited to maximum 50 people. Tickets cost 50-150 sek and are available at: https://tix.se/sv/event/3863/goteborg-art-sounds-rising-stars/

The concert is presented in collaboration with Göteborg Wind Orchestra and Högskolan för Scen och Musik.

Read more about Göteborg Wind Orchestra: https://gwo.se/


Kronhuset – stora scenen
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Göteborg, Västra götaland 411 13 Sweden
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