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2017 Nobel Prize Concert

Nobel Media, in association with the Stockholm Concert Hall, presents the 2017 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.

2017 Nobel Prize Concert Features Gustavo Dudamel

This year's concert presents the internationally renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel, since 2009 Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He will be conducting the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra on 8 December in the Stockholm Concert Hall. The programme has not yet been decided.

Tickets will go on sale on 17 May at Konserthuset.se.

Gustavo Dudamel conducting. Photo: Vern Evans/Los Angeles Philharmonic

Gustavo Dudamel conducting.
Photo: Vern Evans/Los Angeles Philharmonic

Gustavo Dudamel was born in Venezuela in 1981. He started out studying violin before he developed an interest in conducting, and began these studies in 1996. He attracted international attention when he won the inaugural Bamberger Symphoniker Gustav Mahler Competition in 2004. He became Music Director of the Gothenburg Symphony in 2007 and is currently serving as Music and Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Music Director of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela.

Gustavo Dudamel. Photo: Vern Evans/Los Angeles Philharmonic

Gustavo Dudamel.
Photo: Vern Evans/Los Angeles Philharmonic

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 2017 Nobel Prize Concert is the twelfth in succession.

The Nobel Prize Concert is sponsored by DNB.

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