Stenhammarsymposium i Göteborg november 2021

New Perspectives on Wilhelm Stenhammar: A Symposium

10–12 November 2021
Location: Artisten (Academy of Music and Drama), Fågelsången 1, Gothenburg

** Wednesday 10 November

13:00 Introduction (Fredrik Wetterqvist, Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish
Academy of Music; Petra Frank, Head of the Academy of Music and Drama,
University of Gothenburg; Anders Wikström, Chair of the Swedish Wilhelm
Stenhammar Society; and others)
13:30 Keynote I: Signe Rotter-Broman: Stenhammar: A European Modernist
14:30 Break with refreshments
15:00–16:30 Workshop I: Piano Works by Stenhammar; Martin Sturfält in dialogue with
Magnus Haglund
16:30 Reception, hosted by the Royal Swedish Academy of Music

** Thursday 11 November


09:00 Keynote II: Daniel Grimley: Stenhammar’s Affective Landscapes
10:00 Break with refreshments
10:30 Session I: Heritage and Posterity
– Christina Ekström: Stenhammar and His Musical Paternal Heritage
– Mattias Lundberg: Stenhammar and the Swedish Modernists
12:00 Lunch break
13:30 Session I (contd.)
– Anne Reese Willén: Research on Stenhammar
14:15 Session II: Aspects of Stenhammar’s Compositions: Style, Technique, Material
– Joel Eriksson: Stenhammar’s Orchestration Technique
15:00 Break with refreshments
15:30 Session II (contd.)
– Dan Olsson: Folk Music in Stenhammar’s Works
– Joakim Tillman: Wagnerian Elements in Stenhammar’s Early Operas
17:00–17:30 Young pianists play Stenhammar

** Friday 12 November

09:00 Workshop II: String quartet no 2; the Malva Quartet in dialogue with Signe
Rotter-Broman
10:30 Break with refreshments
11:00 Session III: Stenhammar in Musical Life
– Anders Carlsson: Stenhammar and the Founding of the Gothenburg
Orchestra School
– Sverker Jullander: Stenhammar the Pianist
12:30 Lunch break
13:30 Session IV: Stenhammar and Literature
– Leah Broad: Stenhammar’s Theatre Music
– Annika Lindskog: Landscape, Language and Location: Cultural Contexts
and Connections in Four Stenhammar Songs
15:00 Short break
15:15 Concluding panel discussion: New Directions in Stenhammar Research
Moderator: Pia Bygdéus
16:00 End of symposium

Presenters and artists
Leah Broad, PhD, musicologist, Oxford University
Pia Bygdéus, PhD, Research Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, Senior
Lecturer of Musicology, Linnaeus University, Växjö
Anders Carlsson, PhD, musicologist, University of Gothenburg
Christina Ekström, PhD, Senior Lecturer of Musical Performance, University of Gothenburg
Joel Eriksson, PhD, Senior Lecturer of Music Theory, University of Gothenburg
Daniel Grimley, PhD, Professor of Musicology, Oxford University
Magnus Haglund, music journalist, author
Sverker Jullander, PhD, Senior Professor of Musical Performance, Luleå University of
Technology
Annika Lindskog, Lecturer in Swedish Language and Culture, University College London
Mattias Lundberg, PhD, Professor of Musicology, Uppsala University
The Malva Quartet (Linnea Hällqvist, violin; Knapp Brita Pettersson, violin; Maria Jonsson,
viola; Maja Molander, cello)
Dan Olsson, Lecturer in Music History, University of Gothenburg
Signe Rotter-Broman, PhD, Professor of Musicology, Berlin University of the Arts
Martin Sturfält, concert pianist
Joakim Tillman, PhD, Professor of Musicology, Stockholm University
Anne Reese Willén, PhD, Senior Lecturer in Musicology, Uppsala University
Organisers
The Royal Swedish Academy of Music
The Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg
The Wilhelm Stenhammar Society
The Cultural Development Administration, Västra Götaland Region