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Successful opening night of the Baltic Sea Festival!



We have no words to describe Monday evening’s performance of Oedipus Rex / Symphony of Psalms! Thank you to our amazing choir colleagues in Orphei Drängar and Gustaf Sjökvists Kammarkör. Thank you to all the soloists, the Kungliga Hovkapellet and the Baltic Sea Festival. Thank you to our conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen and our outstanding director Peter Sellars. The live performance was broadcast by Swedish Radio and the recording can be found here.  Also, we’re very happy about the reviews.
Photo: Arne Hyckenberg / Sveriges Radio


Oedipus Rex / Symphony of Psalms at the Royal Swedish Opera tonight!

8D7CDF88-9A42-4D60-AEE9-B94E7E60392FTonight it’s finally time for the sold out opening performance of “Oedipus Rex / Symphony of Psalms” by Igor Stravinsky! The performance opens this year’s Baltic Sea Festival with Esa-Pekka Salonen as conductor and Peter Sellars as stage director. We share the stage with the Kungliga Hovkapellet, Orphei Drängar and the ladies of Gustaf Sjökvists KammarkörSveriges Radio P2 will broadcast this live starting at 18:55 CET.

New video: “Jordens Oro Viker” by Ludvig Norman

On June 8th we hold our traditional summer evening concert in Sofia church! The concert program includes the Swedish composer Ludvig Norman’s motet for double choir “Jordens Oro Viker”. We also performed the piece on May 24th at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm.

Summer evening concert June 8th!

Sommarkvällskonsert 8 juni

Our summer evening concert is approaching! We’re excited to premiere the piece “Exile” by the Swedish composer Johan Hugosson. We’ll also perform music by Rehnqvist, Jersild and Verdi. Welcome to Sofia church on June 8th, 19:30. Free admission!

Sofia Vokalensemble holding auditions

Konzert für ChorWe in Sofia Vokalensemble are looking for experienced singers who want to join us in 2017. In March we’ll sing Frank Martin’s Mass for Double Choir and Chansons françaises by Francis Poulenc.

Send an e-mail to if you’re interested in an audition and we’ll get back to you with more information. Auditions are held January 16 and 17.

On January 11 we’ll hold an open rehearsal and everyone is welcome to join. Welcome to Kungsholmens gymnasium/Stockholms musikgymnasium at Hantverkargatan 67-69 at 19:00!