Thank you!Östergötland Music Days 2022 are over…
Welcome back on August 12-19 2023!
Enjoy Sweden’s top musicians in the beautiful province of Östergötland.
The programme will be presented in May 2023.
The 2022 festival opened with star soprano Camilla Tilling and the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, conducted by our Artistic Director, Staffan Mårtensson.
Some of the week’s artists: fabulous cello-piano duo Lev Sivkov–Love Derwinger, ensemble Renaissance AND, exploring the old and the new, Maria Matyazova Milder of the Royal Swedish Opera and pianist Ivetta Irkha, performing Ukrainian songs, and brilliant local professional groups Crusell Wind Quintet, Östgöta Brass Quintet, Östgöta Jazz Band.
As for more jazz, legendary Swedish bass player/composer Georg Riedel was invited, with pianist Johan Graden.
We heard a bigger-than-life reproduction of the famous Bird with Strings and Winds sessions from 1950 featuring sax soloists Jonas Knutsson and Amanda Sedgwick with trio, and the virtuoso SoFo Chamber Orchestra.
Sweden’s most celebrated classical pianist, Roland Pöntinen gave stunning solo recitals and finished the festival off in a spectacular finale with the energetic Royal Wind Quintet Stockholm.
Artistic Director, clarinetist, conductor