Nyheter från Baltic Sea Festival 2017

  • OedipusRex_01

    The fifteenth Baltic Sea Festival is over and what a festival it was! Nine days of classic and new music, unique guest performances and exciting talks raising important enviromental issues. A geat big thank you to all our participants as well as to our fantastic audience! Pictured above are some of the festival's highlights. Also remember that all concerts remain availiable on P2 Live for 30 days after the concert date.

    Direct links to all P2-concerts can be found here.

    See you again next year!

  • OedipusRex-245

    The fifteenth Baltic Sea Festival premiered on Monday at the Royal Opera with a strong and moving performance of Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex directed by Peter Sellars and conducted with Esa-Pekka Salonen. This years' festival highlights Finland and the centenary of 1917. The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra graces the festival as well as a string of renowned conductors, such as Esa-Pekka Salonen, Susanna Mälkki and Paavo Järvi. The Marinskij Theatre orchestra, led by Valery Gergiev, interprets Wagner’s Parsifal and The Rhinegold. A newly commissioned work by Martin Smolka sparks-off the ten-year jubilee for conductor Peter Dijkstra together with The Swedish Radio Choir. The festival week ends on a high note with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra led by Daniel Harding.

    Concert programme and tickets

  • Tyden Gergiev Salonen

    It didn’t take long for The Baltic Sea Festival, held in Berwaldhallen, Stockholm, to establish itself as one of Northern Europe’s greatest, most indispensable festivals.

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