During Interplay’s final week, historian Simon Schama talks about art, history and music. Music by Britten.
- 2015Thursday 21 May 2015.
- 2015Thursday 19 - Friday 20 March 2015.
Ian Bostridge is not only an internationally renowned tenor and philosopher, but also an expert on witchcraft in the 17th century. Video installation by opera director Netia Jones. Music by Britten and Berlioz.
- 2015Friday 10 - Saturday 11 April 2015.
Music by Marianelli and Mahler.
- 2015Thursday 29 January 2015.
Actor Ben Crystal and his Shakespeare ensemble perform Pericles in its original pronunciation, reconstructed by linguist David Crystal. Music by Vivaldi.
- 2015Friday 20 February 2015.
Music by Mozart.
- 2015Wednesday 14 - Thursday 15 Januari 2015.
Crime against humanity is the theme when human rights barrister Philippe Sands explores the connection to music. Music by Bach, Zimmermann amongst others.
- 2014Thursday 13 November.
Literary critic and rhetoric expert Sam Leith talks with Daniel Harding about linguistic and musical rhetoric. Music by Mozart.
- 2014Friday 28 November.
Astronomer Meghan Gray tells us about the universe and its 14 billion years of history from the Big Bang to the origins of life. Music by Haydn.
- 2014Saturday 27 September.
Artist Conrad Shawcross’ sculpture Timepiece hangs in Berwaldhallen as a symbol for Interplay. After the concert Shawcross will talk about art and science. Music by Hillborg and Mahler.
- 2014Thursday 2 October.
Author Candace Allen examines the position of Western classical music in an increasingly multicultural society. Music by Sibelius and Schumann.
- 2014Thursday 18 September.
Neuroscientist and pianist Fredrik Ullén talks with Daniel Harding about how music and musicianship influence our brains. Music by Beethoven and R. Strauss.
- 2014Thursday 11 - Friday 12 September.
Oxford professor and mathematician Marcus du Sautoy explores the connection between music and mathematics and takes the audience on an audiovisual journey through the world of symmetry. Music by Mozart, Bach/Webern, Bartók, Xenakis, Berg and Messiaen.
It was during the season 2014/2015 as Interplay made its appearance in Berwaldhallen. Music Director Daniel Harding and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra invited prominent artists, mathematicians, philosophers, physicists, writers and other thinkers to Berwaldhallen to give the audience a unique experience with music as unifying force.
This season, 2015/2016, Interplay is back with eight lectures where music meets science.
Here below you can see which prominent scientists, musicians and thinkers that are visiting Berwaldhallen during the season of Interplay 2015/2016. It provides a taste of where music meets science!