What`s On May 2015
EMILIA ROSENQVIST, FÄRGFABRIKEN
What’s On May 2015
Museums & Attractions
Denise Grünstein "En Face" – Art project carried out in the now
empty National museum building. www.nationalmuseum.se
Focus on the home – Through Pehr Hilleström's paintings we get
a notion of the interior in a Swedish 18th century home.
A colorful flower show inside the Drottningholm Palace.
Colour Storms – A number of Emil Nolde's most expressive oil
paintings, watercolours and prints. www.waldemarsudde.se
Auschwitz KZ I–II – Portraying the emptiness after those who
were murdered. www.liljevalchs.se
The Theatre of Death – Royal burials from 1560-1950.
I Have Been to Hell and Back – Louise Bourgeois sculptures
and works on paper and textile. www.modernamuseet.se
Legacy – 16 Nobel Laureates on inspiration, role models and
the value of passing something on. www.nobelmuseum.se
Constructing Worlds – Photography and architecture in the
modern age. www.arkdes.se
Souvenir – Martin Parr's images critique the contemporary
culture of consumerism. www.fotografiska.eu
Propaganda posters and postcards from World War I –
From the Central Museum of Armed Forces of the Russian
Federation in Moscow. www.armemuseum.se
Heri Dono – one of Indonesia's most renowned artists.
Fossil and Evolution – Animals and plants that have come and
gone during the history of Earth. www.nrm.se
Pompeii – Combining Carl Milles love for Italy with archeology.
Markus Schinwald – Exploring the idea of the human body as
a cultural construction. www.magasin3.com
Asylum – Schiaparelli meets artists and designers like
Ann-Sofie Back, Martin Margiela and Sandra Backlund.
The Swedish Nature – Discover our important natural
environment and see species that live here, in real close sight.
Veronica Nygren "Textile art and radical design" – The works of
Ernest Thiels's great-granddaughter. www.thielska-galleriet.se
Everything Must Go – Comprises a conceptual store with
specially produced products by Ann-Sophie Back.
Sápmi "On beeing Sami in Sweden" – A story of possibilities
and difficulties, power and resistance, rights and
Bulletproof – Vee Speers. www.fotografiska.eu
City Hall – One of Sweden's most fascinating and impressive
buildings! Guided tours all year round.
Swedish Music Hall of Fame – A new cultural hotspot dedicated to Swedish pop music. www.smhof.se
ABBA the Museum – The home of ABBA's collected works. An
interactive exhibition that allows the audience to get close to
their favourite band. www.abbathemuseum.com
Sleeping Beauties, Dreams and Costumes – The world's second
largest collection of costumes from the legendary R
ussian ballet in Paris. www.dansmuseet.se
Digital Revolution – An Immersive exhibition of Art, Design,
Film, Music and Video Games. www.tekniskamuseet.se
Vikings – Best known as brutal robbers but this exhibition will
give a different picture. www.historiska.se
Beer – Swedish brewing history, culture and trends.
Earth Matters – When natural and creative forces meet.
Starting 13/5 Nothin’ Shakin’ but the Leaves on the Trees – Edward
Clydesdale Thomson. www.marabouparken.se
100 Great Paintings – Featuring some of Nationalmuseum’s
best-known and most popular works. www.nationalmuseum.se
Land Meets Water – European and American photography
from 1860 to the present. www.artipelag.se
Beloved Blossoms – The exhibition enhances the experience of
Millesgården in its summer apparel. www.millesgarden.se
She in Four Acts – Ylva Ogland transforms the entire Bonniers
Konsthall with paintings, installations and performances.
Fantasma – Adrián Villar Rojas, known for his often
monumental works in clay and other organic materials.
Sex and the Sea – A journey across the seas, through fantasies
and myths.Recommended from 15 years. www.sjohistoriska.se
Music & Entertainment
Various dates Graduation concerts – Students from the Royal College of
What’s On May 2015
Organ concerts in St. Jacob's church played on pipes from
1746, at 5pm. Free admission.
Music by Vivaldi, Grieg and Söderman.
Midsummer Night's Dream – Celebrate Midsummer with the
Royal Ballet!Created by the choreographer Alexander Ekman.
Spring concert with the Stockholm Academic Male Chorus.
Eddie Izzard – With the best from "Force majeur" along with
Swedish stand-up comedians. www.globearenas.se
2, 10, 30
Romeo & Juliet Choir brings playfulness and musical surprises
to Ulriksdals Palace. www.kungahuset.se
2, 16, 30
African Jazz Club – Live jazz. www.hellsten.se
Celebrate the 80s & 90s with the Hoff. www.globearenas.se
22-23, 25-26 The Cullberg Ballet – Two new works by two exciting choreographers. www.dansenshus.se
22-23, 2627, 29-30
Don Quixote – A colorful and virtuoso ballet, which mixes
comedy and tragedy. www.operan.se
Ladies Got the Blues – Female blues artists. www.fasching.se
Bill Maher – Has set the standard for funny political satire.
S:t Jacobs Chamber choir meets Choir of the West, Tacoma,
Violin concerto from the Swedish romanticism.
Seth Mayers – One of the world's most influential comedians.
André Rieu at Ericsson Globe. www.globearenas.se
Jessie J. www.gronalund.se
J Cole – A Grammy-nominated and platinum-selling rapper.
Turandot – The concert version of the opera at the House of
Urban Connection – Stockholm street dance festival.
Beethoven's Seventh symphony. www.berwaldhallen.se
5-7, 9, 11-13,
Freuds anatomical theatre – the Royal Opera is visited by
the great Doctor Freud and his touring anatomical vaudeville
Gabriel Iglesias – A stand up comedian with a goal to entertain his audience. www.globearenas.se
Slash – Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators.
Grieg & Mozart with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
Sport & Activities
6, 8, 13, 20,
22, 27, 29
Lunch in the Golden Hall. Concerts with singers and artists
from the Royal Opera. www.operan.se
S:t Petersburg music house – Kultyshev plays Ravel.
Cosmonova – Movies in the world's largest film format
including digital 3D movies. For English sound, bring your own
Mudhoney – Classical grunge from Seattle. www.nalen.com
Stockholm Our Way walking tours – Tours in the Old Town and
Stockholm must-sees. www.stockholmourway.se
Shostakovich's Tenth symphony. www.berwaldhallen.se
Sagas:Orchestral Fantasy Music – A feast for film music and
fantasy lovers. www.konserthuset.se
The Archipelago Tour – 2,5 – 3 hours. Experience the best
our beautiful archipelago has to offer. Book your tour ticket at
Stockholm Visitor Center, Sergels torg 5
8, 22, 29
Lost in Translation – An improv comedy show about finding
yourself in Sweden. www.ticnet.se
Best of Stockholm – Photo tour through some of Stockholm’s
most photographed and visited sites. www.cityphototour.com
5 Seconds of Summer. www.globearenas.se
Lunch concert at the Film & Music library, Kulturhuset, with
students from the Royal College of Music. www.kmh.se
Lidingöloppet MTB, mountainbike race.
13, 16, 18,
19, 21, 25,
La Traviata – An opera by Giuseppe Verdi. Performed in Italian
with Swedish subtitles. www.operan.se
Car boot sale at a Solvalla horse race track.
2, 9, 16, 23,
Millennium Guided Tour – In the footsteps of Lisbeth Salander
and Mikael Blomkvist. www.stadsmuseet.stockholm.se
Nick Cave. www.livenation.se
16, 25, 31
Football – various teams. www.tele2arena.se,
Richie Ramone – Best known as a member of punk band the
Fitnessgalan, Fitness & Health Expo. www.globearenas.se
Sthlm Italo Disco Party – An Italo-event of epic proportions.
Stockholm Truck Meet. www.sthlmtruckmeet.se
Cécile McLorin Salvant – One of the most sought after jazz
vocalists in the world. www.fasching.se
Tough Viking – The leading, largest and most brutal obstacle
race in the Nordic region. www.toughviking.se
Aftab – The only Persian choir in Scandinavia.
Let the Future Sing – An international festival for children and
youth choirs. http://adolffredriksmusikklasser.stockholm.se
Billy Cobham Band – Powerful and complex style in jazzrock.
The Norwegian national day – Traditionally celebrated at
The Archipelago Fair. www.skargarsmassan.se
Ariana Grande. www.globearenas.se
Elitloppet, Harness Racing Championship. www.elitloppet.se
Baroque and classical with Koopman. www.konserthuset.se
Mapei – Genuine soul and R&B combined with club music.
Prince Bertil Memorial with Gärdesloppet, Historical Motor
ASICS Stockholm Marathon. www.stockholmmarathon.se
Gamers Night – The first club gig with game music that focuses
on the genre's most energetic songs. www.debaser.se
Stockholm Visitors Board
+46 8 508 285 00
Various dates Ghost Walk in the Old Town. www.stockholmghostwalk.com
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