MOZART’S VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 5
International violinist Janine Jansen is a recurring guest at Berwaldhallen. She will be interpreting Mozart’s famous violin concerto and Ravel’s Le tombeau de Couperin, which he composed in memory of friends that had fallen in the First World War. The concert opens with Louise Farrenc’s exuberant Overture No. 2.
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 multi-award-winning orchestra has been praised for its exceptional, wide-ranging musicianship as well as collaborations with the world’s foremost composers, conductors and soloists.
Permanent home of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra since 1979 is Berwaldhallen, the Swedish Radio’s concert hall. In addition to the audience in the hall, the orchestra reaches many many listeners on the radio and the web and through it´s partnership with EBU. Several concerts are also broadcast and streamed on Berwaldhallen Play and with Swedish Television, offering the audience more opportunities to come as close as possible to one of the world’s top orchestras.
“The orchestra has a unique combination of humility, sensibility and musical imagination”, says Daniel Harding, Music Director 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 founded in 1925, the same year that the Swedish Radio Service began its broadcasts. The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra received its current name in 1967. Through the years, the orchestra has had several distinguished Music Directors. Two of them, Herbert Blomstedt and Esa-Pekka Salonen, have since been appointed Conductors Laureate.
Malin Broman is First Concertmaster of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, and an internationally sought-after soloist, having visited the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the Copenhagen Philharmonic, and the Gothenburg Symphony, among others.
From 2015 to 2020, Malin served as Artistic Director of the Musica Vitae Chamber Orchestra, and succeeded Sakari Oramo as Artistic Director of the Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra in 2019. She has also appeared as musical director/soloist with Tapiola Sinfonietta, Scottish Ensemble, Nordic Chamber Orchestra, Västerås Sinfonietta, Trondheim Soloists, Lapland Chamber Orchestra and the ACO Collective – the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s string ensemble.
Over the last few years, Broman has performed world premieres of violin concertos by Britta Byström, Andrea Tarrodi and Daniel Nelson. She has recorded over 30 discs, among them Carl Nielsen’s and Britta Byström’s concertos. Her recording of Mendelssohn’s double concerto for violin and piano with Musica Vitae and Simon Crawford Phillips was nominated for a Grammy in 2019. She has also made many recordings with celebrated ensemble the Kungsbacka Piano Trio.
Among Malin Broman’s latest recordings can be mentioned an album with music by Laura Netzel, as well as a recording with the Ostrobothnia Chamber Orchestra, Stockholm Diary, with works by, among others, Salonen and Stravinsky. In the spring of 2020, Broman filmed a noted recording of her playing all eight parts of Felix Mendelssohn’s String Octet. Since then she has made another two recordings according to a similar concept, A Room of One´s Own to Malin Broman x 8 by Britta Byström, and a recording with the solo contra bassist of The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Rick Stotijn.
Malin Broman is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, and Professor of Viola at the Edsbergs Institute of Music. In the spring of 2019, she was awarded H.M. the King’s eighth size medal for her considerable contributions to the Swedish music industry. She plays a Stradivarius violin from 1709 and a Bajoni viola from 1861, borrowed from the Järnåker Foundation.
Approximate concert lenght: 1 h
Bonus concert, Thursday, May 25 – Louise Farrenc: Nonet
We have the pleasure of inviting you to a chamber music recital after the concert on Thursday 25th of May. You are most welcome to stay, the performance will begin after a brief interval.
The French composer, concert pianist and teacher was the first woman to be appointed as professor at the Paris conservatory 1842. Her nonet, a chamber music piece written for nine musicians became so popular after its premier in 1849, that it spurred Farrence to make the conservatory to give her the same salary as her male colleagues.
Henrik Naimark Meyers, violin
Eriikka Nylund, viola
Aleksei Kiseliov, cello
Carina Sporrong, contrabass
Linda Taube Sundén, flute
Emmanuel Laville, oboe
Andreas Taube Sundén, clarinett
Daniel Handsworth, bassoon
Pedro Silva, french horn
LOUISE FARRENC Nonet Op.38 Ess-dur – 33 minuts
MOZART x 2 WITH MALIN BROMAN & JANINE JANSEN
Violin virtuoso Janine Jansen in Mozart’s fourth and fifth violin concertos. Also a palette of French music by Farrenc, Fauré and Ravel.
Nordegren och Epstein i P1 – den sista showen!
Missa inte chansen att uppleva sista sändningen av Nordegren & Epstein i P1 live i Berwaldhallen.