First rehearsal of the year and we're all happy to be back.
A warm welcome to our leader in this production, Mats Zetterqvist.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
foto Alexander Mahmoud
Christmas Time's a coming.
But first comes Christmas Concert!
Christmas at the Cathedral
December 16 Växjö domkyrka/Växjö Cathedral at 18.00
J S Bach Mass in B minor, part 1-3
Keeping with tradition we play at the Växjö Cathedral together
with the Växjö Oratorio Choir under the baton of Thomas Niklasson.
A much appreciated tradition with a faithful audience returning year after year.
Read some warm words about the Grand Finale of Lund International Choir Festival...
Following pictures from the rehearsals
taken by Erika Sävström Engman.
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Welcome, conductor Gustaf Sjökvist.
On Saturday, this weekend, we are playing together with
his chamber orchestra and world famous soprano, Malena Ernman.
The concert is a portrait of swedish composer Sven-David Sandström and a part of Lund Choir Festival. Our concert takes place in Lund at Allhelgonakyrkan at 19.00, Saturday 20 october.
Lund Choral Festival is coming up.
Our concert with Malena Ernman,
conductor Gustaf Sjökvist and his choir
happens at Allahelgonakyrkan, Lund saturday 20 october
at 19.00. The programme is a portrait of swedish composer
30 SEPTEMBER 2012
Mozart's Concert A Minor for clarinet and orchestra from our concert in Växjö September 30.
Staffan Mårtensson, clarinet. Photo Carl Thorborg
We proudly present 41 special guests;
the Danish Radio Girls Choir – Pigekoret. Listen to them here...
Lunch concert at Utvandrarnas Hus, Växjö.
September 21 at 12.00. Lunch first and then cocert.
A quartet from the orchestra plays The Hunt by W A Mozart.
150 SEK for lunch and music. By tickets cash at the entrance or via BiljettCentrum at Växjö Konserthus.
On Wednesday September 5th a recording of film music is taking place here in Utvandrarnas Hus. Composer Anders Wall has
written a piece for us to play in a short story film called "KK" by director Wiktor Ericsson. The film can be seen next year at
Göteborg International Film Festival 2013.
August 31 at 12.00 – Storgatan in Växjö
outside Restaurang PM
Get to know Musica Vitae on the streets of Växjö. Local radio celebrity Peje Johansson is our concert guide, and music from our autumn repertoire is interspersed with interviews and
musical chit chat. If it´s pouring down we cancel...
LATEST NEWS 15 AUGUST 2012
Please take a look at our new programme!
This weekend, June 16 and 17, we're performing our last show
in the Kingdom of Glass.
Find out more about the production Strings and Circus here...
We wish you all a wonderfull summer.
Atumn season starts in August...
Photo Alexander Mahmoud.
Photo Urban Nilsson, Smålandsposten
Soon the perfume of Tango enters our mind and soul.
Montevideo Tango Orchestra joins us on a tour in Växjö and Stockholm.
Illustration Andrea Avila-Berois.
Tord Martinsson filmed our rehearsals and concerts
at the beginning of march. Singing conductor
Nathalie Stutzmann plays the leading part in this Youtube film.
Watch and listen...
foto Andreas Carlsson
APRIL 2012 Metamorphosis Read more...
28 MARCH 2012
Exposition - repris
Exposition - repris (replay) is the name of a new
piece of contemporary music written by Ole Lützow-Holm
commissioned by the orchestra.
The composer has in this piece given the orchestra
freedom to improvise. He describes his new work as a park.
"Sometimes you take a stroll, sometimes you walk in a hurry.
But it 's still in the same park."
Premier Saturday March 31, 15.00 at Utvandrarnas Hus.
April 3 in Gothenburgh, 19.00.
More information (in swedish)...
Warm welcome to conductor Staffan Larson and
composer Ole Lützow-Holm. Also Media Artes - society
for contemporary music, with front figure Hans Parment
and students from Linnéuniversitetet, follows the
composition take it's form.
Welcome, Rainer Honeck!
Vienna – music and musicians!
Rainer Honeck is once more our guest, this time with music by the Viennese masters Mendelssohn, Schubert, Mozart and Maestro Honeck himself! Rainer Honeck is an outstanding violinist, playing an outstanding violin; a Stradivarius built in 1709. The instrument is a loan by courtesy of the Austrian National Bank.
Rainer Honeck violin
conductor and soloist
M U S I C
Felix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
Symphony for Strings no 10 b minor
Franz Schubert 1797–1828
Rondo A major for Violin and Strings
W A Mozart 1756–1791
Divertimento KV 334 no 17 D major (with horns)
23 March Växjö Utvandrarnas Hus kl 19.00
24 March Tingsryd Söderportkyrkan kl 16.00
7 MARCH 2012
Open rehearsal today
Thank you all for coming!
A Sound for Sore Ears
A warm welcome to director Nathalie Stutzmann
and soprano Lisa Larsson.
The orchestra has created a different set favouring the perfect
sound: from the left; violin, viola, double base and finally cello.
Lisa Larsson stands on the floor. Looking a little bit small and lonley.
But that is in no sense true. Filling the hall with a magnificent voice
she is right in the center of the team.
Musik i Syd presents
Soprano Lisa Larsson
9 March Växjö Konserthus 19.00
BiljettCentrum 0470-416 00
In collaboration with Växjö Konsertförening
(concert part of Musik i Syds abonnemang in Växjö Konserthus)
Tour: 8/3 Linköping Konsert & Kongress 19.00
10/3 Tingsryd Söderportkyrkan 16.00
11/3 Lund Skissernas museum 19.00
The Da Vinci Code: open rehearsal
On Thursday 16 Febuary at 12.15 – 12.45.
The Orchestra with leader and soloist Fredrik Paulsson can be seen and heard live directly from the stage at Utvandrarnas Hus.
Is there music hidden in Da Vincis painting of the Last Supper?
Were Vivaldi's Four Seasons an opera in disguise?
Our concert, The Da Vinci Code, is a jorney without borders in
the steps of great Masters of Italia, Vivaldi, Verdi, Respighi
and Da Vinci...
17/2 Växjö Utvandrarnas Hus kl 19.00 / BiljettCentrum 0470-416 00
18/2 Malmö S:t Andreas kyrka kl 15.00
Leonardo Da Vinci's painting of the
last supper find it here...
One Christmas Concert left;
Christmas at the Cathedral
Georg Friedrich Händel
Växjö domkyrkas Oratoriekör
leader Thomas Niklasson
We're moving Home!
During the first week of november we are moving to our
new house and new home stage in Utvandrarnas Hus in Växjö.
Visit us on Vilhelm Mobergs gata 4, by the lake of Växjö.
Telephone numbers and mail adresses stay the same.
Look out for more information regarding
our opening night in januari 2012...
Our dance production Tango Nuevo! is beeing sponsored by
Vina Maipo Dance Tour.
This Dance Tour runs by our guest dancers Helena Fransson
and Tobias Wallin as an event including work shops.
In our dance production Tango Nuevo! they're soloists seducing the audience. Also Vina Maipo delivers suprises.
Embrace! Discover Similarities. Celebrate differences.
Lunch Concert at 12.00
Kyrksalen, Smålands Museum
Lixuan An from Kulturparken Småland,
Embrace! is our shared dream for the future. It is our dream to live in harmony regardless of origin, religion, cultural background or political beliefs. Embrace! will help create a new Småland in which people can connect. Embrace! stands for humanism, empathy, tolerance, acceptance and love. The goal of Embrace! is a movement. Everyone can participate, not only as a spectator, but by being actively involved in workshops, debates, and the collaboration of many different people, cultures, and ways of life, through various Embrace! venues.
You can become part of Embrace!
Växjö Concert Hall celebrates 20 years
Yvonne Tuvesson Rosenqvist soprano