GAS 2020

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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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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c_RL with Olivia Shortt [CA]

By Dag Rosenqvist / 2020-10-11

Canadian improv quartet exploring the sonic palette of trumpet, saxophone, percussion and electronics. Equal parts noise, skewed harmonies and minimalism.

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Reading Music [SE]

By Dag Rosenqvist / 2020-10-11

Contemporary music using the reading of a score and the understanding of music as the starting point. The trio of Lisa Ullén, Henrik Olsson and Johan Arrias invites us into a dense yet sparse soundworld of piano, percussion, saxophone, clarinet and electronics.

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Kathy Hinde – Twittering Machines [GB]

By superadmin / 2020-10-11

Kathy Hinde presents Twittering Machines where she uses morse code blips, music boxes and broken toy pianos to conjure up the impression of a huge flock of birds flying around the space.

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Gageego! – Swedish Chamber Games [SE]

By Dag Rosenqvist / 2020-10-10

Welcome to the finale of the composition competition Swedish Chamber Games, where the music of the three winners is performed by the amazing contemporary music ensemble Gageego!

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First artists announced

By Dag Rosenqvist / 2020-09-10

This year’s edition of the festival will be a different one for sure. But just like always, artistically the festival will feature a wide variety of genres and artistic expressions, and we are very happy with how the program turned out!

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GAS 2020 – a different kind of festival

By Staffan Mossenmark / 2020-09-03

The 2020 GAS-Festival takes place. That in itself is perhaps quite remarkable, considering the state of the world these days. And we are incredibly happy to be able to present a festival…

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Christina Molander has passed away

By Staffan Mossenmark / 2020-08-27

Christina was for a period part of the Göteborg Art Sounds board.
Earlier this week, the tragic news of her passing reached us.

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