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GAS 2020

Oct 20, 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!

Oct 17, 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

Oct 15, 2020

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!

Oct 14, 2020

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

Oct 13, 2020

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

Oct 8, 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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Andreas Lindahl, Photo: Anna Hult

Andreas Lindahl – our guide through the festival

Oct 7, 2020

During this rather special edition of the festival, where the majority of the participating artists are spread out across the world, we wanted to make sure that our audience feel well taken care of. And we also wanted to treat them to something extra, outside of the regular (or not so regular really) concerts. We…

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GAS 2020 – Opening!

Oct 3, 2020

Welcome to an evening of exploratory music at Högskolan för Scen och Musik, Sunday October 11th 2020. During the evening we will present one live concert, two pre-recorded concerts from Canada and the UK, plus live Q&A’s with all of the artists. Kathy Hinde – Twittering Machines [GB]Bristol based sound artist Kathy Hinde presents her…

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The final artists announced

Sep 30, 2020

The line-up for this year’s festival is now complete! Musically just as disparate as we want it to be, the artists’ expressions move from solo violin and voice explorations, to a drone performance captured at an old mine building and a collaboration around brand new orchestral works. Some of it performed live, some as pre-recorded stream-only performances.

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