Tuesday October 23th
Registration at the Swedish Radio/Sveriges Radio, Studio 2, Oxenstiernsgatan 20.
Lunch is served at the upper foyer of Berwaldhallen, Dag Hammarskiölds väg 3.
13.00-14.00 Country reports.
Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden. Five minutes per country.
15.00-15.30 #metoo – how do we move on?
Carin Khakee, secretary in the commission for analysis and action in Sweden informs about what has been done so far.
15.30-16.00 Panel discussion
Birgitta Svendén, CEO Royal Opera in Stockholm
Marianne Thorsen, HR manager Det Kongelige Teater Copenhagen
Hanna Fontana, HR manager Finnish National Opera and Ballet
Trude Rostad, HR manager Den Norske Opera.
Moderator: Petra Kron-Forsling, HR manager at Kungliga Operan in Stockholm.
17.30 Reception at the Royal Opera
19.00 Opera performance
PUCCINI: Madame Butterfly
At the Royal Opera, Gustav Adolfs torg 2
Wednesday October 24th
9.00 Coffee available
9.30-10.15 Key note speaker Peter Maniura, Head of Digital Development for BBC Arts
The subject of the talk will be how the development of technology and other factors change our way of listening to classical music in the future.
Last year Peter Maniura was the Launch Director of BBC Arts Online, the live and on demand service which aggregates the BBC’s Arts coverage across all its services and works extensively with partner organisations in the British arts sector. Previously he was Head of Television Classical Music at BBC.
10.45-11.25 Pirates for Classical Music
How to enable innovation in performing arts and classical music learning from the most innovative businesses around the world and getting inspired by inventive arts organisations.
Bernhard Kerres, former CEO and Artistic Director of the Vienna Concert House, Founder of HELLO STAGE
Lunch is served in the upper foyer of Berwaldhallen, Dag Hammarskiölds väg 3.
13.00-13.45 Blow your mind
Kristian Steenstrup, Professor of Trumpet at the Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus, Denmark. Kristian Steenstrup has done workshops with numerous wind -and brass sections of orchestras mainly in Scandinavia and Germany to improve performance by changing the approach of breathing and dealing with stage fright. In the lecture he will demonstrate some of the techniques used and the science behind them
13.45-14.30 Östersund Football Club: How to build a team with cultural work – a work that has lead this team to great success. Presentation by Lars Landin, kanslichef, Östersund Football Club.
14.45-15.30 The hierarchical orchestra in today´s society
Helle Solberg, Orchestra Manager Royal Opera, presents a project from the Royal Opera in Stockholm about leadarship for section leaders. She leads a panel talk with section leaders from the three arranging orchestras in Stockholm:
Marie Macloud, principal cello, Kungliga Filharmonikerna
Chris Parkes, principal horn, Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester
Espen Aareskjold, principal trombone, Kungliga Hovkapellet
15.30-16.00 Managing crises.
CEO Stefan Forsberg from Stockholm Concert Hall talks about what was done during and after the terror attack in Stockholm April 7th 2017.
18.00 Concert at Stockholm Concert Hall
The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Rafael Payare
SJOSTAKOVITJ: Symphony nr 5 d minor op. 47
Dinner is served after the concert in the Grünewaldsalen, Stockholm Concert Hall.
Thursday October 25th
9.00 Coffee available
9.30-10.00 The Nordic Culture Fund in a changing Nordic region
Presentation by Benny Marcel, Director and Eline Wernberg Sigfusson, Dep Director/Senior Adviser from Nordic Cultural Fund.
10.00-11.00 Discussions in three groups on three different issues concerning cooperation between the Nordic countries.
Hanns Rodell, Senior Adviser Swedish radio Symphony Orchestra, Marco Feklistoff, Planning Director Gothenburg Symphony and Rolf Lennart Stensö, Orchestra Manager NRK, presents what has been done concerning Nordic cooperation and commissioning of music for orchestras.
11.30-12.30 Reports presentation
- Report from Education and Outreach-group
- Report from MHPC-conference, Ulrik Röijezon
12.30-13.00 The future of the Nordic cooperation
Conclusions from the conference and thoughts about the future. Morten Gjelten, Director Norsk Teater- og orkesterforening, Helena Värri, Executive Director Association of Finnish Symphony Orchestras, Asbjörn Keiding, Director Danske Ensembler, Orkestre- og Operainstitutioner,Helena Wessman, konserthuschef Berwaldhallen, Arna Kristin Einarsdottir, Managing Director Icelandic Symphony Orchestra
Trip to Drottningholm castle is cancelled.
Reception in the upper foyer of Berwaldhallen, Dag Hammarskiölds väg 3.
19.00 Concert in Berwaldhallen
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Manfred Honeck
Soliist: Andrè Schuen, baryton
DVORAK: Symphonic Suite from Rusalka
SCHUBERT: Litanei auf das Fest Aller Seelen
SCHUBERT: Des Fischers Liebesglück
STRAUSS: Traum durch die Dämmerung
STRAUSS: Ruhe, meine Seele!
STRAUSS: Allerseelen op 10:8
STRAUSS: Morgen op 27:4
BRAHMS: Symfoni nr 4 e-moll