Foyer Concerts

  • Concert
  • 20 jan5 may 2018, The Göteborg Opera Foyer.

Free admission

Foyer Concerts

A few Saturdays every season, musicians and singers from the Göteborg Opera present concerts in the foyer. Free admission.

The foyer concerts usually start at 12.30pm.  The Göteborg Opera Café opens at 11.30am.

Information about coming concerts is published here around two weeks before each performance.

20 January 2018, 12.30pm

Debussy & duets

Songs by Claude Debussy and the Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho. 
With: Tiina Markkanen, soprano, and Lisa Fröberg, pianist.

Duets for trombone and trumpet by Bach, Telemann, Swedish composer Folke Rabe, and others. 
With: Louise Pollock, trombone, and Roeland Henken, trumpet. 


Previous concerts this season

16 September: “From Jussi to Dahlqvist”

Olof Söderberg (tenor) and Anton Ljungqvist (baritone) are accompanied on the piano by Tommy Jonsson.

30 September, Klezmer!

The Gothenburg-based quartet Zimmes will fill the foyer with modern klezmer – a traditional Jewish music style which combines influences from rock, punk and pop. Attitude and euphoria! Zimmes, which includes a violinist from the Göteborg Opera Orchestra, tours regularly throughout Sweden and Europe.

Performing: Max Wulfson (violin), Theodor Hedström (guitar), Nils Kristensson (bass) and Klas Richardsson (drums).

15 October, Longing

A selection of songs from musicals, romances, folk songs and opera – with longing as the theme. With court singer Ingrid Tobiasson and Joakim Kallhed on the piano.

4 November, Strauss & Beethoven

Richard Strauss’ Violin Sonata op. 18. With: Helga Hencz (violin), Eva Avèd (piano).

Beethoven’s Septet in E-flat major, Opus 20. With: Tarina Lennartsson (clarinet), Gabriel Litsgård (bassoon), Grégoire Nenert (horn), Yuki Tashiro (violin), Magnus Pehrsson (viola), Ingrid Thieffry (cello) och Mats Larsson (double bass).

25 November, Sonata & Romance

Franz Schubert’s Sonata in A-minor, Arpeggione. Performing: Heather Levenstein (viola) and Rut Pergament (piano).  Three Romances by Robert Schumann. With: Geoffrey Cox (oboe) and Rut Pergament (piano).

Programme

February 2018

Sat 24/2
12:30
The Göteborg Opera Foyer 
Free admission
Free admission

March 2018

Sat 24/3
12:30
The Göteborg Opera Foyer 
Free admission
Free admission

April 2018

Sat 7/4
12:30
The Göteborg Opera Foyer 
Free admission
Free admission

May 2018

Sat 5/5
12:30
The Göteborg Opera Foyer 
Free admission
Free admission

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