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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Gothenburg, Sweden

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GothenburgShostakovich’s Symphony no. 15 and a new Marimba Concerto

Göteborgs Symfoniker (GBP)
Vasks, Jansson, Shostakovich
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra; Andris Poga; Mika Takehara

GothenburgFamily Concert: Christmas Cheer for the Whole Family

Göteborgs Symfoniker (GBP)
Gothenburg Symphony Brass Ensemble; Gothenburg Symphony Vocal Ensemble

GothenburgThe Music of the Musicians

Göteborgs Symfoniker (GBP)
Woehr, Schubert
Musicians from Gothenburg Symphony; Håvard Lysebo; Carolina Grinne; Selena Markson-Adler

GothenburgBeethoven’s Symphony no. 7 with Mäkelä and the Oslo Philharmonic

Göteborgs Symfoniker (GBP)
Lully, Mozart, Farrenc, Beethoven
Oslo Philharmonic; Klaus Mäkelä; Isabelle Faust

GothenburgElusive Love

Göteborgs Symfoniker (GBP)
Korngold, Schoenberg, Prokofiev
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra; Pekka Kuusisto; Ava Bahari

GothenburgPulses – From Symphony to Percussion

Göteborgs Symfoniker (GBP)
Gipps, Bjarnason
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra; Rumon Gamba; Martin Grubinger
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Hoffmann’s disturbing tales at Gothenburg Opera

Krisztian Lada's thoughtful production goes to the dark heart of ETA Hoffmann's stories, mixing Offenbach's deceptively cheerful music with staging that is always impactful and sometimes gross.
*****
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Memorable Symphone fantastique, austere Sibelius from the GSO

The precise control of Santu-Matthias Rouvali yields a reference Symphonie fantastique from the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra; the Sibelius Violin Concerto is less convincing.
****1
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Hannigan balances light and dark in Gothenburg

The program prominently featured compositions by Canadian composer Claude Vivier alongside works of Haydn and Busoni.
****1
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Göteborg Opera's gleaming new Siegfried, pandemic style

Forced to shift to online for the third episode of its Ring cycle, Göteborg Opera delivers absorbing new production by Stephen Langridge.
****1
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Barbara Hannigan tackles Mahler’s Fourth in Gothenburg

Singing as well as conducting, Barbara Hannigan leads the GSO in symphonies by Haydn and Mahler. 
****1
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Pandemic programming: Shostakovich and Sibelius in Gothenburg

Saraste’s mastery in Sibelius is hardly a surprise, and neither is the calibre of the orchestra Sibelius himself often visited to conduct.
****1
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