Nordic Music Journeys: Sweden and Scotland

RSNO Centre , 19 Killermont Street, Glasgow, G2 3NX, Scotland

As we look towards the Nordic Music Days festival coming to Scotland in the autumn of 2024, this showcase is one of a series of events which will take place around the country over the next 11 months, exploring the contemporary music scenes in the Nordic countries and here in Scotland. 

Presented by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Föreninten Svenska Tonsättare (Swedish Society of Composers), and supported by Sweden’s performing rights society, STIM, this event is an opportunity to discover new musical voices from a country whose cultural influences are strongly felt in Scotland. A land of vast proportions, where the Northern Lights are frequent visitors, and whose design and architecture are the subject of many a coffee-table book. Does the music into the stereotypes of Scandi-noir, clean line minimalism, or flat-pack efficiency? This is your chance to find out… 

Each concert will feature a selection of works for either ensemble or electronics, giving the audience a snapshot of what is happening in each country. 

Hebrides Ensemble is joined by Gothenburg-based contemporary music specialists Gageego! for this series of three concerts, click on the links below for ticket info for each performance:

Concert I: 4pm (1 hour) Gageego!

Concert II: 6pm (1 hour) Hebrides Ensemble

Concert III: 8pm (1 hour) Gageego!

Hebrides Ensemble will perform:

Aileen Sweeney          Siku [2020]

Jane Stanley               Lalla Rookh [2016]

Gemma McGregor      Betrayal [2019]

Fergus Hall                 Laig Beach [2020]

Rylan Gleave               Heartstrings [2020]

Oliver Searle                ‘Harbour Dreams’ from Dalriada Trio [2017]


Gageego! will perform: 

Lars Bröndum Times Arrow (2021)

Henrik Denerin collide (2021)

Sune Mattias Emanuelsson And When The Words Evade Me I Wander In The Ruins From All Along The Ages (2023)

Ylva Fred Motor Music (2021)

Madeleine Isaksson Capsuled time (2021)

Alfred Jimenez withVoice (2022)

Mika Pelo Abandoned (2022)

Marie Samuelsson Lejonet (The Lion) (2023)

Benjamin Staern Hilma Scenes (2020)

Mirjam Tally Apparitions (2022)

Gageego! (c.Anna Hult)
Hebrides Ensemble

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