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KTH Fireworks Concert 2018

KTH Fireworks Concert 2018

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05/09/2018 19:00 - 21:00
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Address: Brinellvägen 8, 114 28 Stockholm, Sweden

Begin the new academic, work or play year 2018/19 magnificently, with KTH's traditional fireworks concert on 5 September 2018 at Borggården. Free entrance.


KTH'S first fireworks concert 5th of September 2018 at 19-21
Händel's Fireworks Music and more performed by 150 musicians and 60 choir singers in the KTH Courtyard.
Conductor: Gunnar Julin
Conference: Cecilia Rydinger Alin
Pyrotechnist: Peter Nordin


A royal music fireworks at a royal courtyard!


One hundred and fifty-fifth blowers and percussionists in a music fireworks with rockets, fountains and Roman lights - what Händel offered his London public in 1749 and Rio's Olympics in 2016, KTH offers now to Stockholm every year since 2005. The Royal Pyrotechnic College's courtyard is the given place.


KTH has been on Stockholm's cultural chart for a long time. For hundreds of years, the college has lived up to its proud motto - Science and Art - and this night Pauliina Sairan's soprano voice, Josefine Andersson's mezzorous and Zaza Gagua's bass voice from Opera School will show how willing science and art are united. This year, Kongl also participates. The technology choir in its own concert department and in G F Händel's famous Halleluja chaser from Messiah.


Five orchestras will merge into the concert's spectacular final number. In the Fireworks Orchestra 2018, blowers, percussionists and double bassists participate
• KTH Academic Chapel
• Gustavsberg's wind band
• Naked Symphonic Band
• Stockholm Music Year Three Crowns
• Upplands-Bro sextet


Gunnar Julin, Music Director
Royal Institute of Technology

Program and Hours:
At 18.30, Upplands-Brosextetten, led by Per-Åke Lilja, welcomes you all at KTH Entré.
At 19.00 Gustavsberg's wind band, conductor: Per-Olof Ukkonen
At 19.15 Nacka Symphonic Band, conductor: Elisabeth Gustafsson
At 19.30 Stockholm Music Year Three Crowns, conductors Nils-Gunnar Burlin and Hans Nordmark. Song Isa Lybeck Shield.
at 19.45 Kongl. The technology choir, conductor Rikard Lindberg Karlsson

At 20.00 CET PRICE!
At 20.05 The Great Fireworks Orchestra at KTH 2018 is due to be presented
(* Arr Jerker Johansson)
- Svante Pettersson: Gothic summer night *, trumpet soloist Stig Persson
- Johan Julin: Kadettmarsch "Nothern Stars" *, performances
- Evert Taube: Calle Schewens False *
- Johann Strauss: "I've left you alone" * Orlowskis aria ur
operetta Läderlappen, soloist Josefine Andersson, mezzosoprano

At 20.20 KTH's Rector Sigbritt Karlsson
At 20.24 Jerome Core: "Old man river" * from the theater boat, soloist Zaza Gagua, bass
- Emmerich Kálmán: "Heia, heia in den Bergen" * ur operetten Csardasfurstinnan. Soloist Paulina Sairanen, soprano, Kongl. Teknologkören
- Richard Rodgers: "Some Enchanted Evening" from the musical South Pacific. Arr William J Duthoit
- Gustav Peter: Memory of Circus Renz. Arr Peter Fister. Xylophone soloist Seppo Asikainen
- Georg Friedrich Händel: Hallelujakör from the oratorium Messiah
Arr Anders Högstedt. Kongl. Teknologkören.

At 20.45 Georg Friedrich Händel: The Music of a Royal Fireworks *
- Owe Green: By the end of the day. Jägarhorn: Anna Åkesson