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Review in Seismograf

Danish Seismograf/DMT – dubbing itself the oldest and most modern music magazine in Scandinavia – reviewed Gageego!’s Nordic concert recently. The ensemble is praised for a gritty choice of music and a no-compromises, first-class performance. The review also touches upon the sometimes problematic polemics between different modern schools (the traditional instruments …

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Gageego! i Stenhammarsalen. Foto: Rockfoto för Dagens Nyheter

Review: “Unison jungle roars”

Critic Martin Nyström från Stockholm daily DN visited Gageego!’s jubilee concert – and he liked what he heard.  The review also includes a super compact recap of the 20 first years of Gageego!, from the first concert to todays position as one of Sweden’s leading ensembles for contemporary music. Here, the collaborations with and interest in female composers is emphasized, …

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Föreställningsbild från Prosperos trädgård. Foto: Kristin Lidell

Review: “Superbly performed”

More acknowledgments from major Swedish daily DN, noting “the teeming world of sound, superbly performed by Gageego! under David Björkman’s leadership, which in itself is worth the visit. “ DN visited the Swedish premiere of Prospero’s Garden, a chamber opera by Ming Tsao. Gageego! appeared as the opera chapel. Read the review (in Swedish) at DN.se! SparaSpara

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Fredrik Österling Nature morteBéla Bartók KontrasteGeorge Crumb Vox BalaenaeArnold Schönberg Kammarsymfonie opus 9 (arr Anton Webern) Review in Göteborgs-Posten, January 19, 1998Gageego! offered the audience something extraordinary, Håkan Dahl”… Of course, every piece was followed by a storm of applause, and rarely has it felt more appropriate than this evening.”

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Programme Bernd Alois Zimmermann … an den Gesang eines EngelsMarshall Bialosky Two SongsLars-Åke Franke-Blom En sommarglansfull röstAndras Szöllösy 100 bars for Tom EverettPetr Eben Lieblose Lieder Review Article in Göteborgs-Posten, October 1, 1997 Changing Gageego! surprises as usual, Håkan Dahl“Gageego! holds, with a broad margin, the position as Gothenburg’s most exciting ensemble for new …

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A Gageego! event featuring no less than ten (count ’em!) first performances. Conductor Jerker Johansson Programme Fredrik Österling Modes d’expression (first performance) Rickard Scheffer Silence in Motion (first performance) Zoltán Gaál Mirror for Miki (first performance) Max Käck Tankens krökning (first performance) Lars Hallnäs Froh kehrt der Schiffer heim (first performance) Lars Sandberg Läten (first …

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Staffan Mossenmark Ball-game John Cage Amores Folke Rabe Basta Karlheinz Stockhausen Tierkreis Morton Feldman The King of Denmark Review in Dagens Nyheter, November 19, 1995 Playful ensemble for new music, Martin Nyström ”…The concert I attended was performed in a relaxed playful and and somewhat theatrical spirit, with distinct influence by Westerly winds…”