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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...
Stockholm Panorama with Nordiska Museet © David Karlin
Stockholm Panorama with Nordiska Museet
© David Karlin
January 2017
Evening performance
Matinee performance
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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.

100 years of school concerts

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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StockholmHaydn, Mozart, Brahms, Beethoven

Haydn, Mozart, Brahms, Beethoven
Richard Goode, Piano

StockholmSzőnyi, Ligeti, Bartók, Kurtág, Dohnányi

Szőnyi, Ligeti, Bartók, Kurtág, Dohnányi
ZilliacusPerssonRaitinen; Antoine Tamestit

StockholmThe Merry Widow

Lehár: The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe)
TBC; Ole Anders Tandberg; Royal Swedish Opera; Erlend Birkeland; Maria Geber; Elin Rombo; Marianne Hellgren Staykov

StockholmBartók, Messiaen

Bartók, Messiaen
Sakari Oramo; Antoine Tamestit; Cynthia Millar; Roland Pöntinen

StockholmBerwald, Szymanowski, Tarrodi, Prokofiev

Berwald, Szymanowski, Tarrodi, Prokofiev


Yague, Gasull, Vivancos, Vila i Casañas
Josep Vila i Casañas; Swedish Radio Choir
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Iréne Theorin makes Stockholm Konserthuset debut

A programme of songs by Wolf, Strauss, and Scandinavian composers, with Iréne Theorin and Ulrika Tenstam.
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Tchaikovsky on Twelfth Night rings in the New Year

Mika Eichenholz led the Kungliga Filharmonikerna and Malin Byström in the first concert of 2017 at the Stockholm Concert Hall.
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A fun, interactive Magic Flute in Stockholm

A local solid cast and a lively production make for an entertaining premiere of Mozart's last masterpiece at the Royal Opera House in Stockholm.
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Asmik Grigorian a heartfelt lead in Fedora

Beautiful singing at the Royal Opera House in Stockholm for the Scandinavian première of Giordano's Fedora.
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A Liederabend in Stockholm

An evening of songs by Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Quilter, and several Scandinavian composers.

Thoughtfully directed, superbly played

A superb orchestral performance from Lawrence Renes and the Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra lights up Michael Cavanagh's well directed Nixon in China.
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