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All-time music festival with P4 Plus

Artists such as Ann-Louise Hanson and Owe Thörnqvist, Petra Marklund and Kristin Amparo will take us on a musical tour through the greatest hits of the sixties and seventies. The immensely popular web radio channel, P4 Plus, presents an exquisite walk down memory lane with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Anders Berglund and radio personality Claes-Johan Larsson, who will be hosting the concert.


SVERIGES RADIOS SYMFONIORKESTER
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The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra is known worldwide as one of Europe’s most versatile orchestras with an exciting and varied repertoire and a constant striving to break new ground. The orchestra’s high-quality music making as well as its collaborations with internationally renowned composers, conductors and soloists have been rewarded with numerous prizes and accolades.

The orchestra has a unique combination of humility, sensibility and musical imagination”, says Daniel Harding, chief conductor of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra since 2007. “I have never had a concert with the orchestra where they haven’t played as though their lives depended on it!

The first radio orchestra was formed in 1925, the same year that the Swedish Radio Service began its broadcasts. Since then, the orchestra’s concerts have always been broadcast by the Swedish Radio. The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra received its current name in 1967.

Through the years, the orchestra has had several distinguished chief conductors. Two of them, Herbert Blomstedt and Esa-Pekka Salonen, have since been appointed conductors laureate together with Valery Gergiev, a regular guest conductor and co-founder of the Baltic Sea Festival.

Concert length: 2 h incl. intermission