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Award Ceremony Birgit Nilsson Prize 2022

Yo-Yo Ma receives the Birgit Nilsson Prize 2022.

Official ceremony on the occasion that Yo-Yo Ma receives the Birgit Nilsson Prize. In a magnificent musical tribute to both the laureate and Prize's founder, the 2022 Birgit Nilsson Prize is awarded to the world-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma, who will be present to receive the prize.

The award ceremony will take place in the presence of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia. The ceremony will be accompanied by the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and Opera Choir, conducted by Patrik Ringborg, and the Radio Choir, conducted by its principal conductor Kaspars Putniņš. Soloists include cellist Amalie Stalheim, sopranos Maria Bengtsson and Johanna Wallroth, and mezzo-soprano Emma Sventelius.

During his visit to Sweden, Yo-Yo Ma himself performs in concert with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Alan Gilbert in Dvorák’s Cello Concerto on 16 October. Read more

In co-operation with Birgit Nilsson Stiftelsen (opens in a new window)

 

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Yo-Yo Ma receives the Birgit Nilsson Prize 2022.

Tuesday 18 October 2022 18.00

Ends approximately 19.45

Price:

150–350 SEK. The ticket price includes a glass of sparkling wine before the ceremony. NOTE! No intermission

Livestream

Watch the concert at Konserthuset Play.

Official ceremony on the occasion that Yo-Yo Ma receives the Birgit Nilsson Prize. In a magnificent musical tribute to both the laureate and Prize's founder, the 2022 Birgit Nilsson Prize is awarded to the world-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma, who will be present to receive the prize.

The award ceremony will take place in the presence of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia. The ceremony will be accompanied by the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and Opera Choir, conducted by Patrik Ringborg, and the Radio Choir, conducted by its principal conductor Kaspars Putniņš. Soloists include cellist Amalie Stalheim, sopranos Maria Bengtsson and Johanna Wallroth, and mezzo-soprano Emma Sventelius.

During his visit to Sweden, Yo-Yo Ma himself performs in concert with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Alan Gilbert in Dvorák’s Cello Concerto on 16 October. Read more

In co-operation with Birgit Nilsson Stiftelsen (opens in a new window)

 

Birgit-Nilsson-prize-large-logotype-gold-1[74].png

  • The music

    Approximate times
  • Otto Lindblad The Swedish Royal Anthem ’’The King’s Song’’
    2 min
  • Richard Wagner Entry of the Guests from Act II "Freudig begrüssen" from Tannhäuser
    7 min
  • Hugo Alfvén Midsummer Vigil
    15 min
  • Richard Strauss Der Abend for chorus a cappella
    7 min
  • Richard Wagner Fanfare from Entry of the Guests from Act II of Tannhäuser
    3 min
  • Anders Hillborg From Cello Concerto
    10 min
  • Richard Strauss Terzett from Der Rosenkavalier
    5 min
  • Richard Strauss Ist ein Traum from Der Rosenkavalier
    8 min
  • Participants

  • Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Patrik Ringborg conductor
  • Amalie Stalheim cello
  • Johanna Wallroth soprano
  • Maria Bengtsson soprano
  • Emma Sventelius mezzo-soprano
  • Lars Johansson Brissman baritone
  • Royal Swedish Opera Chorus
  • Swedish Radio Choir
  • Kaspars Putnins conductor
  • Susanne Rydén host
  • Stefan Forsberg host

Tuesday 18 October 2022 18.00

Ends approximately 19.45

Price:

150–350 SEK. The ticket price includes a glass of sparkling wine before the ceremony. NOTE! No intermission

Livestream

Watch the concert at Konserthuset Play.