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Mostly Nordic: Mother Sweden (Sweden)

portraits of the 2020 performers
Feb 23
Music
Mostly Nordic: Mother Sweden (Sweden)
Feb 23, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm PST
Event date

Special note: Conductor Gary Cannon will give a pre-concert talk at 2:30. Please come early to attend this fascinating discussion! 

Emerald Ensemble
Gary Cannon, conductor

Some of the twentieth century's most sumptuous choral composers hailed from Sweden: from early Romantic patriotism of Wilhelm Stenhammar, contrapuntal craftsmanship of Otto Olsson, simple folk songs of Hugo Alfvén, and the impressionism of Hildor Lundvik. More recent years have brought modernist tone-clusters of Sven-David Sandström and minimalist tranquility of his brother, Jan. The Emerald Ensemble returns to the Mostly Nordic stage and will expertly and beautifully demonstrate why Sweden has long been a cornerstone of choral music.

To view the rest of the season's lineup and purchase season tickets (the best value), visit our Mostly Nordic webpage at www.nordicmuseum.org/mostlynordic.

This season, we are pleased to offer a special price for all students. Please use the code MNSTUDENT at checkout to receive your discounted price, and bring your valid student ID with your ticket for entry.

Cost: $25 for Members; $30 general admission; $10 students

Special thanks to KNKX, our 2020 Mostly Nordic Concert Series Media Sponsor.
Special thanks to KNKX, our 2020 Mostly Nordic Concert Series Media Sponsor.

Mostly Nordic: Mother Sweden (Sweden)

Special note: Conductor Gary Cannon will give a pre-concert talk at 2:30. Please come early to attend this fascinating discussion! 

Emerald Ensemble
Gary Cannon, conductor

Some of the twentieth century's most sumptuous choral composers hailed from Sweden: from early Romantic patriotism of Wilhelm Stenhammar, contrapuntal craftsmanship of Otto Olsson, simple folk songs of Hugo Alfvén, and the impressionism of Hildor Lundvik. More recent years have brought modernist tone-clusters of Sven-David Sandström and minimalist tranquility of his brother, Jan. The Emerald Ensemble returns to the Mostly Nordic stage and will expertly and beautifully demonstrate why Sweden has long been a cornerstone of choral music.

To view the rest of the season's lineup and purchase season tickets (the best value), visit our Mostly Nordic webpage at www.nordicmuseum.org/mostlynordic.

This season, we are pleased to offer a special price for all students. Please use the code MNSTUDENT at checkout to receive your discounted price, and bring your valid student ID with your ticket for entry.

Cost: $25 for Members; $30 general admission; $10 students

Special thanks to KNKX, our 2020 Mostly Nordic Concert Series Media Sponsor.
Special thanks to KNKX, our 2020 Mostly Nordic Concert Series Media Sponsor.

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