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Composer: Hillborg, Anders (b. 1954)

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Year of birth1954
NationalitySweden
PeriodContemporary
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StockholmStockholm Chamber Brass

Stockholm Chamber Brass
Lutosławski, Hillborg, Arnold, Staern, Mussorgsky
Stockholms Kammarbrass

LondonProm 29: Brandenburg Concertos Project – 1

Bach, Turnage, Hillborg, Caine
Swedish Chamber Orchestra; Thomas Dausgaard; Pekka Kuusisto; Antje Weithaas; Maya Beiser; Fiona Kelly

LondonHere and Now

Here and Now
Gieshoff, Tüür, Grime, Andriessen, Hillborg
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Marin Alsop; Stewart McIlwham; Colin Currie

LondonAlban Gerhardt and Vikingur Olafsson

Bach, Hillborg, Debussy, Beethoven, Stravinsky
Alban Gerhardt; Víkingur Ólafsson
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Fire and ice: striking Sibelius and stunning Hillborg

Lisa Batiashvili © Amy Hart | Deutsche Grammophon
Sakari Oramo led an inspired BBC Symphony Orchestra in cultured performances of Sibelius, while Lisa Batiashvili produced a monumental UK première of Anders Hillborg’s evocative Violin Concerto No.2.
*****
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Eternal truths: Hillborg's film collaboration in Stockholm

Hannah Holgersson, Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra © Micke Grönberg | Sveriges Radio
A true audiovisual experience, Anders Hillborg's Aeterna, a collaboration with two Swedish film-makers, results in a compelling portrait of the fragility that underlies our relationship with our planet.
****1
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Prom 18: Pirates, sirens and Sinbad's ship

James Gaffigan © Daniela Kienzler
The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus conducted by James Gaffigan, with two stellar soprano soloists, deliver a maritime-themed programme of pieces by Korngold, Anders Hillborg and Rimsky-Korsakov.
***11
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Committed performances in Beethoven and Nordic trio

Sakai Oramo © Benjamin Ealovega
Beethoven may have been the main catch of the day for some but Sibelius, Leifs and Hillborg will have netted many new admirers thanks to Sakari Oramo.
****1
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Latvian Radio Choir impresses in Dublin

Latvian Radio Choir © Latvian Radio Choir
LRC give a sublime rendition of Rachmaninov's All Night Vigil and astound with surreal vocal effects in the contemporary music of the second half. 
****1
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