“Hommage an Clara” is based on a concept by Swedish soprano Lisa Larsson and orchestrated by Rolf Martinsson.
The 22/23 season started already on July 24 with the UK premiere of “Ich denke Dein...”, wonderfully performed by soprano Elizabeth Llewellyn, Philharmonia Orchestra and conductor Emilia Hoving at the Three Choirs Festival, Hereford, UK.
Under the baton of Manfred Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has programmed the concert opener “Open Mind” for three performances in October at Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, US.
In March 2022 the German hornist Felix Klieser gave the world premiere of Martinsson’s “Soundscape - Horn Concerto” in collaboration with Deutsche Radiophilharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern and conductor Petr Popelka.
Amy Foster - an opera on a novel by Joseph Conrad, libretto Stephen Plaice, commissioned by the Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm; Requiem - main commissioner Växjö Domkyrka, Sweden, Sten-Inge Petersson conductor; Symphony No. 1 - commissioned by the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra