Music and musicians to be inspired by and to learn from.
“The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.” (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
“My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than to continue living for art.” (Clara Schumann)
“A great work is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty.” (Nadia Boulanger)
“There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.” (Pythagoras)
“Tradition is not the worship of ashes, but the preservation of fire.” (Gustav Mahler)
How do you become a conductor? Kids from El Sistema Södertälje ask questions – and get answers from conductor Emilia Hoving.
My Blue Rhapsody is an important performance about bullying and its consequences. Using the music of George Gershwin, we shift between a dream state and reality, between the present and past, in the protagonist’s struggle to boldly face reality.
During the autumn holidays, the El Sistema National Orchestra held a music camp in Södertälje and Stockholm – and as the grande finale a concert was held at Konserthuset Stockholm!