Forthcoming concerts


Season opening

Welcome to a new season of musical experiences! At the opening concert of the season, Chief conductor, Christian Vasquez, presents ...

Travels in baroque

Artistic leader, Fabio Biondi, takes you on a mental and geographical journey through the music of different baroque composers. Geminiani’s ...

Tommy Fredvang

Finally friday, and we invite to a free concert in the Foyer, this time with the pop singer Tommy Fredvang ...

Chamber Concert with a view I

Fabio Biondi joins in with musicians from Stavanger Symphony Orchestra at the first of the SSO Chamber concerts this season. ...

Finnish Fiesta

We celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the great Finnish composer, Jean Sibelius, and present some of his most well-known works, ...

Behind the Iron Curtain

The Russian composer Sofia Gubaidulina became known outside her own country when, in 1980, Gidon Kremer performed her Violin Concerto, ...

Disney in Concert

Come be enchanted by Disney in Concert: Magical Music from the Movies!

Disney in Concert

Come be enchanted by Disney in Concert: Magical Music from the Movies!

Psychological portraits

A portrait of the German composer, Richard Strauss, is presented in two works, one from his early youth and one ...

Chamber Concert with a view II

Two important works will be presented at this chamber concert. The wind quintet by Carl Nielsen has, since its first ...

Three Icons

Three musical icons, from Finland, Austria and Denmark, are presented this evening. This well-known music, written around the turn of ...

Family day with the orchestra

Come explore everything you didn't know about the regions orchestra! Lots of fun for the whole family!

Mozart - Extravaganza

Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, one of the leading early music ensembles in Europe, visits Stavanger, performing a selection of Mozart’s great ...

Romeo & Juliet

“I Capuleti e i Montecchi” is the story of Romeo and Juliet in a typical bel-canto style, 3-hour long opera ...

Filmconcert

Welcome to our popular film concert, this time with movies from out of space combined with live orchestra.

Chamber Concert with a view III

Great variation characterizes this chamber concert with SSO musicians. A Beethoven piece for two oboes and cor anglais, two contemporary ...

Horizons

The sun above the Aegean Sea, the ice of the Antarctic and abstract horizons have inspired the three composers presented ...

Ihle Hadland at Tysvær

Dvorak’s most well-known and popular symphony, composed in the USA, is tonight combined with Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1, a ...

From the New World

Stavanger-born pianist Christian Ihle Hadland plays Beethoven before Dvorak's "From the New World"

Classics Series

Händel's Messiah

Händel's oratorio Messiah was first performed in Dublin on 13 April 1742 and received its London premiere nearly a year ...

Barriers and freedom

The first half of this concert is not intended for those who are afraid of the dark!

Main Series

The Swing

A lively Finnish clarinet concerto, inspired by yiddish and klezmer traditions, introduces ‘the swing’ of tonight’s concert. A different kind ...

Three classical hits

What makes a piece of music a classical hit? There must, of course, be a fundamental quality; maybe a melody ...

Opera madness

The opera genre reflects all aspects of human life, including its dark and challenging sides. Tonight’s programme is short perusal ...

Artists in excile

Tonight’s three 20th century composers from Hungary and Rumania, have all had a great impact on the musical life of ...

Drama and Triumph

Tonight’s concert programme ranges from Shakespeare’s drama of life, death and love, via one of the most popular trumpet concertos ...

Scandals!

“Just the scandal I hoped for!” was impresario Sergej Djagilev’s comment after the premiere of Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring”. The ...

Scandals!

“Just the scandal I hoped for!” was impresario Sergej Djagilev’s comment after the premiere of Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring”. The ...

Extremes

A contemporary tone poem from Iceland, “Narratives from the Deep North”, is followed by Argentinian latino dances and melodies, before ...

Great Britons

Best of British represented by the three great composers, Edward Elgar, Benjamin Britten and Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Main Series

Lasting success

An immediate success at the first performance of a work does not necessarily guarantee its continued popularity. Nevertheless, the opera ...

Exclamation marks!!

Two outstanding works from the 18th and 19th centuries - by Vivaldi and Beethoven - mark the end of the ...

Subscriber’s friends’ concerts

These two concerts are a bonus for all our subscribers: Use your subscription card to get one, two or three ...

Subscriber’s friends’ concerts

These two concerts are a bonus for all our subscribers: Use your subscription card to get one, two or three ...

Articles

SSO to SPAIN

With conductor Fabio Biondi, SSO plays at the 54th Religious Music Week in Cuenca, Spain. Concerts in Valencia and Madrid are following.