GAS 2020

Göteborg Art Sounds 2020

By Dag Rosenqvist / 2020-10-23

The 2020 edition was about bridging the gaps between the physical and the digital, hosting both live concerts as well as online concerts.

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GAS 2020

By Dag Rosenqvist / 2020-10-20

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…

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Utomjordiska – As One [SE]

By Dag Rosenqvist / 2020-10-17

Gothenburg based opera group Utomjordiska presents the chamber opera As One, where two singers, a baritone and a mezzo-soprano, both portray the character Hannah. With humor and empathy, As One chronicles a transgender person’s inner journey toward self-realization.

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Telematic Performance [US/AU/SE]

By Dag Rosenqvist / 2020-10-17

Imagine a concert where seven musicians from three distinguished contemporary music ensembles are spread out over three continents, in three different time zones. A concert that will be aired over the Internet in real time, live from USA, Australia and Sweden. Simultaneously. This is Telematic Performance, perhaps this year’s most ambitious project and one that will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience! Do. Not Miss. This.

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The final concerts of GAS 2020!

By Dag Rosenqvist / 2020-10-17

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…

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Maria W Horn [SE]

By Dag Rosenqvist / 2020-10-16

Firmly rooted in the drone tradition, Swedish composer and musician Maria W Horn is far from traditional when it comes to her musical output. Oscillating between sonic extremes, her music is simultaneously dark and cathartic as well as bright, shimmering and hopeful.

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Diamanda La Berge Dramm [NL]

By Dag Rosenqvist / 2020-10-16

How multifaceted and theatrical can a solo violin concerto be? Very much so, as Diamanda Dramm proves with her dynamic, physical and visually overwhelming concerts. Dramm moulds her own folky songs, contemporary compositions and violin virtuosity into a seamless performance.

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Göteborg Wind Orchestra & Lena Willemark [SE]

By Dag Rosenqvist / 2020-10-15

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.

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Diamanda La Berge Dramm and Maria W Horn

By Dag Rosenqvist / 2020-10-15

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…

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Spaces [SE]

By Dag Rosenqvist / 2020-10-14

With the actual physical space as the starting point, flautist Anders Hagberg gather twelve musicians for the project Spaces. Using the entire Gothenburg Museum of Art as their arena, allowing the different rooms to become active parts in this sonic landscape, Anders and fellow musicians will create a space filled with music and sounds.

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