Meet the people behind the music – musicians in conversation about the profession and the music they play.
“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)
Get to know Chief Conductor Ryan Bancroft.
Sakari Oramo’s last concerts as chief conductor of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra were an in-depth journey through the musical landscape of Jean Sibelius. A finale now turned into a documentary.
How do you become a conductor? Kids from El Sistema Södertälje ask questions – and get answers from conductor Emilia Hoving.