Nobel Media, in association with the Stockholm Concert Hall, presents the 2016 Nobel Prize Concert - an event of world class stature. The concert will be held on 8 December as part of the official Nobel Week programme of activities.
This year's concert presented one of the world's most respected conductors, Gianandrea Noseda, who conducted the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. The evenings soloist was the dynamic violinist Janine Jansen.
The evening's programme comprised Ouverture to The Flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner, Johannes Brahm's Violon Concerto in D major op 77 and Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 in F major "Pastoral" op 68.
Violinist Janine Jansen replaces Jonas Kaufmann as soloist at the Nobel Prize Concert. Jonas Kaufmann has unfortunately been forced to cancel his participation.
The Nobel Prize Concert is held to honour the year's Nobel Laureates, who attend with their respective parties. Also present are members of the Swedish Royal Family and guests of the Nobel Foundation. The 2016 Nobel Prize Concert is the eleventh in succession.
The Nobel Prize Concert is sponsored by DNB.