Norwegian Arctic Philharmonic

A long-awaited visit to Japan by the charismatic Swedish artists who enjoy a lot of fame, accompanied by an orchestra founded by Norway for the purpose of developing the nation's culture! !

Conductor/Trombone: Christian Lindbergh
Piano: Peter Jablonski


The Norwegian Arctic Philharmonic was established in June 2009 with a huge budget and a collection of elite musicians active around the world.

Already the second largest cultural institution in Northern Norway, it is now Norway's most confident orchestra for the world. It has already received many compliments on its rich sound, proving that it is composed only of excellent members.

Christian Lindbergh, who has made a name for himself as a world-famous trombonist and is currently active as a renowned conductor, was appointed chief conductor. is growing.

At the 2017 concert in Japan, Peter Jablonski, a unique genius pianist who captivates everyone who listens to him with his natural musicality and dynamic sense of rhythm, will be invited as a soloist.

Norwegian Arctic Philharmonic
Norwegian Arctic Philharmonic Orchestra

〜The northernmost orchestra in the world〜

While governments around the world have suspended budgets for artistic activities due to the recession, Norway has not yielded to the trend and invested a huge budget to create a new orchestra in the Arctic Circle.

Established on June 18, 2009. Established under the concept of creating a world-class orchestra from the entire Arctic country, it is the largest cultural institution in northern Norway. On August 1st of the same year, he gave two premiere concerts under the baton of Christian Lindbergh, which was praised by the Norwegian Minister of Culture, Trond Giske, as "the most important cultural event in Norway this year". Outstanding musicians, with their ardent passion, posed a great challenge to other orchestras." In October, Christian Lindbergh was appointed Chief Conductor and soon began receiving invitations from all over the world. Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 at the Mariinsky Theater under V. Gergiev is one of them. In the future, they are planning a China tour including Beijing/Shanghai, and a Japan tour in Tokyo and other places.

He has also started recording on the BIS label, including works by leading Nordic composer Ole Olsen, Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 and Swan Lake Suite, all orchestral works by Franz Berwald, and Oystein Bosevik ( Tuba) is scheduled as a soloist for a concerto. He has already toured the Nordic countries frequently, with Martin Frost (clarinet), Alve Terefsen (violin), Marianne Beate Kierand (mezzo-soprano), Arvid Engegor (violin), Thomas Sunnegard (tenor), Inga.・There are many co-stars with first-class musicians such as Yuso, Christian Lindbergh, and Jorgen Karlström.

In August 2010, she also made her operatic debut under the direction of Christian Lindbergh, to great success, touring with members of the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet with 'Carmen'. The future of this orchestra is extremely bright. The Norwegian Agency for Cultural Affairs, as well as the orchestra's home cities of Bodø and Tromso, have pledged significant support. plans to build a new dedicated hall by 2014. "Explosive fusion!" (The London Times) "Fantastic premiere concert!"

Christian Lindberg, conductor & trombone Christian Lindberg, conductor & trombone

Born in Sweden in 1958. At the tender age of 25, he performed with the Stockholm Philharmonic and made his solo debut. Since then, he has collaborated with famous orchestras such as the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, appealing his outstanding technique and deep musicality to countries around the world. He has won numerous competitions and won the prestigious Franck Martin Competition as well as the Maria Martin Prize. He has performed with such prestigious orchestras as the Berliner Philharmoniker, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and BBC Symphony Orchestra, and has been named one of the greatest brass players of the 20th century, along with Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Dennis Brain, and Maurice André. Podre de Pallabre lists Lindbergh as one of classical music's greatest voices, along with F. Kreisler, A. Rubinstein, Rostropovich, Oistrakh and Galway. To date, more than 80 works have been dedicated by Berio, Xenakis, Toru Takemitsu, and Taneji, and more than 200 works have been premiered. In addition to his achievements in establishing the trombone as a solo instrument, in recent years he has been actively engaged in activities as a conductor and composer. Christian Lindbergh's start as a conductor was rather late. Originally, he had avoided becoming a conductor, and had refused five requests from the Northern Sinfonia. However, in October 2000, he finally decided to step up to the podium of the Northern Sinfonia for the first time. The concert received rave reviews in Guardian magazine, and Lindbergh was subsequently invited to perform by the Swedish Wind Ensemble, where he was soon appointed Chief Conductor. A few months later, he conducted the Nordic Chamber Orchestra and was soon asked to be its artistic director. Both orchestras quickly gained international fame thanks to Lindbergh's work, touring Spain, Germany, Scandinavia and Asian countries, and undertook recording projects at BIS, Altara and Caprice. In parallel with his remarkable career as a trombone soloist and composer, Lindbergh has been making guest appearances with one famous orchestra after another with astonishing speed. (Fiorentino Maggio Musicale Orchestra, Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Prague Symphony Orchestra, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Umeå Symphony Orchestra, Jönköping Sinfonietta, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Jena Philharmonic Orchestra, Line Philharmonic Orchestra, etc.) ). He continues to serve as Principal Conductor of the Swedish Wind Ensemble and the Nordic Chamber Orchestra, as well as the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Swedish Radio Orchestra, Milano Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Orchestra, Royal Flanders Philharmonic Orchestra, Musicavita, Iceland Symphony Orchestra, and Nuremberg. Symphony Orchestra, Hellenic Radio Symphony Orchestra, Linkopin Wind Ensemble, Norwegian Symphony Wind Ensemble, Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, Taipei Symphony Orchestra, Poznan Symphony Orchestra, Coast to Coast Orchestra, Dollar Sinfonietta, Rhineland-Palatinate National Philharmonic, etc.

Peter Jablonski, piano (piano/Sweden)

Born in southern Sweden to Swedish and Polish parents. He started playing the drums at the age of five and the piano at the age of six, and quickly demonstrated his extraordinary talent. At the age of 9, he played drums at New York's Village Vanguard and famous jazz festivals with Buddy Rich and Thad Jones, and was praised by legendary jazzman Miles Davis. show as much activity.

Eventually, his talent and passion were also poured into classical piano, making his solo debut at the age of 11, and the following year he made his concerto debut with Mozart's K453. By the time he graduated from the academy, he was invited to perform Beethoven's Concerto No. 1 in the Swedish, Danish and Polish radio orchestras.

After that, he went to England and studied piano and conducting at the Royal College of Music. While in school, he caught the attention of Vladimir Ashkenazy and made his CD debut on Decca with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Ashkenazy. Two years later, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Ashkenazy and Shostakovich's concerto, Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, and Lutoslawski's Variations on a Theme of Paganini were included in this CD, which won the prestigious Edison Classical Music Award for Best Concerto Recording. Shined.

In the 2012-2013 season, he continues to perform around the world, performing in Belwald Hall (Stockholm), Munich, Brussels, Seoul, and in Japan. Performed with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hannu Lintu on the occasion of the 100th anniversary concert of Lutoslawski's birth. He toured the UK with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and others, performed in Japan with the Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra, led the Mexican Radio Symphony Orchestra in Mexico City, and made his debut as a conductor in Latin America. He is also active in chamber music, serving as the artistic director of the Karlskrona Chamber Music Festival in southern Sweden.

In 1997, he won the Orpheus Prize for the world premiere of the concerto dedicated by Wojciech Killar. In 2005, he was awarded the Litteris et Artibus Medal for Cultural Merit by the King of Sweden. Currently lives in London with her family and her pet cat.

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