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Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Stockholm

Find a complete list of classical music events taking place in Stockholm. Whether you are looking for the Royal Swedish Opera season or the RSPO Orchestra programme. You can find out what's on at major venues such as the Stockholm Concert Hall and Bewardhallen or just enjoy reading reviews from past events in this marvelous city...
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Guide to the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

© Hakan Larsson
© Hakan Larsson
The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra (RSPO) was founded in 1902 as the Stockholm Concert Society and it became a permanent ensemble in 1914. In 2012 the RSPO celenrated its 110th anniversary and with its rich tradition continues to perform internationally under its current Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor Sakari Oramo.
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100 years of school concerts

Stockholm Concert Hall © David Karlin | Bachtrack Ltd
The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic has been staging school concerts for every year since 1917. The RSPO's Stefan Forsberg and Karina Svensson talk about bringing music to Swedish children, then and now.
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StockholmMahler's Fourth

Mahler's Fourth
Martinsson, Mahler
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra; Gustavo Gimeno; Lisa Larsson

StockholmThe Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty
Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty
Marius Petipa; Royal Swedish Ballet

StockholmSchumanniana

Schumanniana
Schumann, Schumann C.
Kungsbacka Piano Trio

StockholmStravinsky & Bartoók

Bartók, Szymanowski, Stravinsky, Enescu
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Cristian Măcelaru; Nikolaj Znaider

StockholmGringolts Quartet

Gringolts Quartet
Haydn, Wennäkoski, Beethoven
Gringolts Quartet

StockholmDer Rosenkavalier

Der Rosenkavalier
Strauss R.: Der Rosenkavalier
Royal Swedish Opera; Dirk Becker; Barbara Drohsin; Malin Byström; Elin Rombo
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Eugene Onegin in Stockholm: Tatyana steals the show

Cornelia Beskow (Tatyana) © Sören Vilks
Young soprano Cornelia Beskow impresses as Tatyana in an all-Swedish performance of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece.
***11
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Byström’s thrilling performance as Fedora

Malin Byström (Fedora) © Markus Gårder
After her triumph at the Royal Opera House in London as Salome, Byström comes home to Sweden to great acclaim in Giordano’s opera.
****1
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Great Aida debut for Christina Nilsson

Katarina Dalayman (Amneris) and Christina Nilsson (Aida) © Markus Gårder
The remarkable performance of young soprano Christina Nilsson does not completely rescue a mixed-bag cast and a lack of Personenregie at the Stockholm Royal Opera.
**111
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Iréne Theorin triumphs as Elektra in Stockholm

Iréne Theorin (Elektra) and Cornelia Beskow (Chrysothemis) © Sara Strandlund
A quasi-concertante setting highlights Theorin's masterful performance as Elektra, Cornelia Beskow's fragile, human Chrysothemis and Katarina Dalayman's haunting Klytaemnestra.
****1
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A tightly co-ordinated Messiah in Stockholm

Fredrk Malmberg © Jan-Olav Wedin
Chief performers of the Swedish musical scene give a superb performance of Messiah at the Stockholm Concert Hall.
***11
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A British Cinderella in Stockholm

Johanna Rudström (Angelina) and Ole Aleksander Bang (Don Ramiro) © Sören Vilks
Lindy Hume's Victorian production brings to life Cinderella's story through the capable hands of Jean-Christophe Spinosi.
**111
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