Genre: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

Nobel Prize Ceremony 2023

The formal Nobel Prize Award Ceremony at Konserthuset Stockholm.

The Nobel Prize has been presented at Konserthuset on 10 December every year since 1926, with a few exceptions (such as during World War II, when no awards were given in the years 1939–44, and recently during the pandemic 2020–21 when the ceremony couldn't take place at Konserthuset as usual).

During the ceremony, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra performs from a specially constructed stage in the choir loft, above the podium. The podium is covered by the signature blue Nobel carpet, to accommodate members of the Swedish Academy, Nobel Prize recipients and the Royal family. A statue of Alfred Nobel forms the focal point on stage, and the great organ is decorated with a grand cockade in the colours of Sweden and Norway.

The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony is broadcast on many TV channels around the world, and the event generates considerable global interest.

The formal Nobel Prize Award Ceremony at Konserthuset Stockholm.

Sunday 10 December 2023 16.00

Ends approximately 17.30

The Nobel Prize has been presented at Konserthuset on 10 December every year since 1926, with a few exceptions (such as during World War II, when no awards were given in the years 1939–44, and recently during the pandemic 2020–21 when the ceremony couldn't take place at Konserthuset as usual).

During the ceremony, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra performs from a specially constructed stage in the choir loft, above the podium. The podium is covered by the signature blue Nobel carpet, to accommodate members of the Swedish Academy, Nobel Prize recipients and the Royal family. A statue of Alfred Nobel forms the focal point on stage, and the great organ is decorated with a grand cockade in the colours of Sweden and Norway.

The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony is broadcast on many TV channels around the world, and the event generates considerable global interest.

  • The music

    Approximate times
  • Otto Lindblad The Swedish Royal Anthem ’’The King’s Song’’
    2 min
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart March in D major KV 249
    3 min
  • Valentin Silvestrov From Silent Music for string orchestra
    3 min
  • Hector Berlioz Le spectre de la rose ur Les nuits d’été
    4 min
  • Franz Lehár Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiss from Giuditta
    5 min
  • Edvard Grieg Anitra’s Dance from Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
    4 min
  • Edvard Grieg Homage March from Three Orchestral Pieces from Sigurd Jorsalfar
    2 min
  • Trad The Swedish National Anthem – Du gamla, Du fria arr Jari Eskola
    2 min
  • Hugo Alfvén The Queen of Sheba's Festivity March from The Prodigal Son
    3 min
  • Participants

  • Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Alexander Hanson conductor
  • Julia Sporsén soprano

Sunday 10 December 2023 16.00

Ends approximately 17.30