What's On January 2015
P HOTO: JEP P E WIK STRÖM
What’s On January 2015
Museums & Attractions
Power Game – Historical and fictional characters are united
by the eternal themes of power, war and love.
Here/Now – 10 Scandinavian artists, who work in direct
relation to Artipelag’s architecture, with artwork only existing
during the exhibition period. www.artipelag.se
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
Russian ballet in Paris. www.dansmuseet.se
Pompeii – Combining Carl Milles love for Italy with
Nobel Creations – Students from Beckmans College of Design
and the Royal College of Music have created free inter
pretations of this year's Nobel Prizes. www.nobelmuseet.se
Traingone – Paintings by Frank Bowling. The first major
retrospective of Frank Bowling’s work shown in Europe outside
the UK. www.spritmuseum.se
Digital Revolution – An Immersive exhibition of Art, Design,
Film, Music and Video Games. www.tekniskamuseet.se
Vera Nilsson – With over 140 borrowed works Liljevalchs puts
focus on Vera Nilsson paintings. www.liljevalchs.se
Nina Canell ”Mid-Sentence” – This is Nina Canell’s first solo
exhibition in Sweden. www.modernamuseet.se
”Room for everybody” – The theme for the gingerbread
houses on display. www.arkdes.se
From Tsars to Commissars – Significant paintings from Russian
art history. www.nationalmuseum.se
The dark side, The Stockholm Exhibition, The Market and more
– Last chance before the museum closes for renovation.
Experience a day of magic in the fantasy house on
Djurgården. A house that bubbles with stories, laughter,
familiar figures – and mischief. www.junibacken.se
The showroom Maritime Birka – Findings from the marine
archeological excavations in Birka, inhabited in early Viking
Sculpture After Sculpture – The exhibition brings together
the work of Katharina Fritsch, Jeff Koons, and Charles Ray.
Herb Ritts ”In Full Light” – A retrospective exhibition
of the famous icon pictures and images never before seen.
Ernst Thiel's feel for nature – Hunting, art and business.
It glitters – Gems, pearls and precious metals.
KG Nilson ”Maps, cities, battles” – The artist is known for his
colorful graphic compositions. www.sven-harrys.se
Medieval Art – Crucifixes, altarpieces and statues from
the time when Sweden was Catholic. www.historiska.se
History of Sweden – An exhibition displaying thousands of
years of Swedish history, from the 11th century to the present
Spring Salon – Starting the new art year with this juried
exhibition where all the art is for sale. www.liljevalchs.se
Matisse and his students – An exhibition with works by Henri
Matisse and a number of Swedish and Norwegian modernist
The Swedish Nature at the Swedish museum of Natural History
– Discover our important natural environment and see species
that live here, in real close sight. www.nrm.se
Swedish Folk Art – The exhibition focuses on the driving forces
and sources of inspiration. www.nordiskamuseet.se
Power of Fashion – 300 years of clothing. Meet people from
three decades, the 1780s, 1860s and 1960s.
City Hall – One of Sweden's most fascinating and impressive
buildings! Guided tours all year round.
Music & Entertainment
Various dates Live music at Stampen – A core of local musicians and bands,
and foreign acts alternate, to grace the stages.
Various dates Stockholm Ghost Walk – You will hear tales of murders, myths,
mysteries, executions, assassinations, diseases and ghosts.
Various dates Cirkus Cirkör ”Knitting Peace” – A poetical contemporary
circus show filled with yarn, strings and ropes at Artipelag.
Various dates From French horn and drums to Chopin and Bach – Concerts
performed by students from the Royal College of Music.
Various dates Stop.Play.Rewind ”The Monopoly Game” – A performance
with a mix of street and contemporary dance to especially
composed music. www.dansenshus.se
What’s On January 2014
Various dates Madama Butterfly – An opera by Giacomo Puccini.
Performed in Italian with Swedish subtitles. www.operan.se
Ravel with Salonen – Esa-Pekka Salonen takes us to Ravel's
versions of the fairy world. www.berwaldhallen.se
Various dates Julia & Romeo – A new interpretation of the classical love story
of Romeo and Juliet by the choreographer Mats Ek.
Klarinette totale – Clarinet bonanza with the Swedish Wind
The Swan Lake – Ballet live from the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow
at Bio Rio. www.biorio.se
Mezzoforte – One of Iceland's biggest music exports
is bringing fusion to Stockholm. www.fasching.se
Debussy – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. www.konserthuset.se
Various dates Live Jazz and folkmusic – At restaurant Little Vienna.
Free admission. www.lillawien.se
Various dates The early funny ones – Woody Allen galore with his early films,
starting with his debut ”Take the money and run”
Organ concerts in St. Jacob's church played on pipes from
1746, at 5pm. Free admission.
Pericles ”Shakespeare’s original pronunciation” –
A Shakespeare Ensemble stages Pericles in the original dialect.
Music by Vivaldi. www.berwaldhallen.se
New Year's Concert in the Cathedral. Buy your tickets
at Stockholm Visitor Center, Sergels Torg 5. www.ticnet.se
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto no 1. www.konserthuset.se
New Year's concert with the Stockholm Strauss Orchestra.
People – Playing the music of Earth, Wind & Fire.
Disney On Ice ”Magical Ice Festival” at Ericsson Globe.
Tove Lo – After touring with Katy Perry, Tove ends her own tour
in Stockholm. www.debaser.se
Live Jazz performances – Glenn Miller Café
Gospel concert – A 1200-strong choir performing.
Lost in translation – An inprov comedy show about finding
yourself in Sweden. www.boulevardteatern.se
Epiphany Blues – Toronzo Cannon has his own sound with
powerful vocals and electrifying stage presence. This time
backed up by Top Dogs. www.fasching.se
Epiphany concert – An evening of surprises and musical
fireworks with music by Strauss, Kreislar, Lehár among others.
Say goodbye to Christmas in a traditional Swedish way with
dancing around the Christmas tree. www.skansen.se
Thats The Way It Is – An evening to celebrate Elvis Presleys
80th anniversary by a world exclusive movie-night and much
Philharmony Day – the Concert hall opens up for the day with
activities for the whole family. www.konserthuset.se
Live music at Fotografiska – The entertainment is included
in the entrance fee. www.fotografiska.eu
Scott Ian ”Swearing Words in Sweden” – Two hours of spoken
word with stories from the world of hard rock and much more,
performed by the Anthrax guitarist. www.sodrateatern.com
A Song of Good and Evil – Crime against humanity. Music by
Bach, Zimmermann and others. www.berwaldhallen.se
14, 16, 21,
23, 28, 30
Sport & Activities
Ice skating in Kungsträdgården. We invite you to
take part in the long tradition of skating in the city.
Ice-hole and cold bathing – Get in the sauna and jump
into the lake! www.hellasgarden.se
Stockholm Winter Tour – Break the ice and join us on a
sightseeing tour in winter Stockholm. Book your tour ticket at
Stockholm Visitor Center, Sergels Torg 5. www.stromma.se
Various dates Cosmonova – Movies in the world's largest film format
including digital 3D movies. For English sound, bring your
own earphones. www.nrm.se
Various dates The Archipelago Tour with guide – 2,5 – 3 hours. Experience
the best our beautiful archipelago has to offer. Book your tour
ticket at Stockholm Visitor Center, Sergels Torg 5.
Various dates Vintage, antiques and crafts – Shopping in a green house.
Millennium Guided Tour – Tours in English in the footsteps
of Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist.
DIF-Örebro hockey – Ice hockey at Hovet. www.globearenas.se
Lunch with classical music. Concerts with singers and artists
from the Royal Opera. www.operan.se
The Royal stables – Spend your afternoon with the Kings
horses! A mini-tour in English at 2.30pm. www.kungahuset.se
Part 1 of Bach's St John Passion – Royal Symphony Orchestra
and Daniel Harding. www.berwaldhallen.se
Pet fair – From cats and dogs to hedgehogs and fishes.
The Toto Tribute – A tribute to the Grammy award winning
MY – An untraditional fair dedicated to youths engaging
visitors in activities involving sport, culture and future.
A tribute to the Last Waltz – the classic farewell concert by
The Band and their guests. www.sodrateatern.com
AIK-IF Malmö – Ice hockey at Hovet. www.globearenas.se
Norma of V.Bellini – Semi scenic opera. www.royalfestivals.se
Stockholm Lifestyle Motor Show – performance cars and motor
16, 23, 30
Stockholm by night – A photo tour with or without a camera.
Stockholm Our Way walking tours – Tours in the Old Town
and Stockholm must-sees. www.stockholmourway.se
Finally Monday with Stephen Fitzpatrick – Harp and strings
Wedding fair at Grand Hotel. www.brollopsmassan.se
UFC Fight night at Tele2 Arena. www.globearenas.se
Brahms and passion – S:t Petersburg Music House trained
26, 28, 29,
Richard Strauss' Don Quixote – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
ISU European Championship Figure Skating 2015 –
Experience the world's greatest figure skating stars live at
Ericsson Globe Arena. www.skatesweden.se
Solvalla skidays – Cross-country skiing race at a harness race
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