Concert festival takes place on Dramaten in August

By on June 24, 2017

Dramaten’s actor Stina Ekblad, Reine Brynolfsson, Elin Klinga and Magnus Roosmann meet international top musicians such as Krysztof Penderecki, Evelyn Glennie, Truls Mørk and Sayaka Shoji during the classical music festival Aurora Fine Arts Festival, which takes place between 18 and 20 August.

Music and drama are the catchwords of the Aurora Fine Arts Festival, which launches programs on the Main stage and in the Dramaten Terrace, Musical and at the Royal Hall at the Royal College of Music for three days in August. There will be great symphonies by Beethoven and Shostakovich, whispering monologues for solo instruments, conceptual programs that challenge performances tradition, children and family performances, and also music that has at the first performance during the festival just has been created, here and now under the leadership of Sven-David Sandström.

The composer of the festival is Victoria Borisova-Ollas, cultural journalist Ulrika Knutson leads the conversation program Aurora Talks, the punklezmer band Räfven occupies the Dramaten Terrace in the evening and it will be the world premiere for a new professional orchestra, Aurora Chamber Orchestra, led by Terje Tønnesen.

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