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Genre: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

Bo Linde Violin Concerto

Philharmonic member Claudia Bonfiglioli performs one of the finest Swedish solo concertos.

It has been 50 years since the death of Bo Linde at just 37 years of age. With his Violin Concerto, which had its world premiere in 1958, he wanted to create music with power and magnitude for the great music stages. He succeeded in that goal, and this concerto was his breakthrough as a composer. 

The music is infused with a marvellously dreamy feel, combined with extroverted energy and dramatic strength. The solo part is masterful yet unassuming and humble. This music also contains features that are typical of Linde’s music: lyrical elegance and melodic lightness. The soloist in Linde’s concerto is the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra’s own Claudia Bonfiglioli, second violin section leader. She previously performed the solo in Amanda Maier-Röntgen’s rediscovered late-nineteenth century Violin Concerto.

In this programme we also hear Brahms’ fourth and final symphony, a monumental work in which – ever the diligent student – Brahms’ interest in the forms of times gone by is discernible. This is especially the case in the symphony’s final movement, which references both Johann Sebastian Bach and French Baroque opera.

The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra will be led by French Nathalie Stutzmann, famed for her parallel careers as an alto soloist and a conductor. She is a regularly returning guest with several of the most prominent international orchestras, including the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as chief conductor of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra in Dublin, Ireland, and the Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra in Norway.

  • The music

  • Bo Linde Violin Concerto
  • Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 4
  • Participants

  • Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Nathalie Stutzmann conductor
  • Claudia Bonfiglioli violin

About the video

  • From a livestream 24 September 2020.
  • The video is approximately one hour and twenty minutes.

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Genre: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

Bo Linde Violin Concerto

Philharmonic member Claudia Bonfiglioli performs one of the finest Swedish solo concertos.

About the video

  • From a livestream 24 September 2020.
  • The video is approximately one hour and twenty minutes.

It has been 50 years since the death of Bo Linde at just 37 years of age. With his Violin Concerto, which had its world premiere in 1958, he wanted to create music with power and magnitude for the great music stages. He succeeded in that goal, and this concerto was his breakthrough as a composer. 

The music is infused with a marvellously dreamy feel, combined with extroverted energy and dramatic strength. The solo part is masterful yet unassuming and humble. This music also contains features that are typical of Linde’s music: lyrical elegance and melodic lightness. The soloist in Linde’s concerto is the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra’s own Claudia Bonfiglioli, second violin section leader. She previously performed the solo in Amanda Maier-Röntgen’s rediscovered late-nineteenth century Violin Concerto.

In this programme we also hear Brahms’ fourth and final symphony, a monumental work in which – ever the diligent student – Brahms’ interest in the forms of times gone by is discernible. This is especially the case in the symphony’s final movement, which references both Johann Sebastian Bach and French Baroque opera.

The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra will be led by French Nathalie Stutzmann, famed for her parallel careers as an alto soloist and a conductor. She is a regularly returning guest with several of the most prominent international orchestras, including the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as chief conductor of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra in Dublin, Ireland, and the Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra in Norway.

  • The music

  • Bo Linde Violin Concerto
  • Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 4
  • Participants

  • Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Nathalie Stutzmann conductor
  • Claudia Bonfiglioli violin

Watch in our app

The Konserthuset Play app makes it easier to experience music on your phone or tablet – or on a big screen! Read more

FAQ about Konserthuset Play

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Konserthuset Stockholm’s fundraising for the UNHCR – support the Ukrainian people

All donations are passed on daily and in full to the UNHCR and the Ukrainian people. Use Swish number 123 408 85 63 or make your donation via our booking system. Warm thanks!

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