Music has always played a major part in Nobel Prize celebrations and today the Nobel Prize Concert follows in this great tradition.
The classical music concert features internationally-renowned musicians and conductors, and is held annually to honour the year’s Nobel Laureates. It is attended by members of the Swedish Royal family, Nobel Laureates and guests, and today has become a highlight of the Nobel Prize calendar.
Lisa Batiashvili, violin, soloist at the 2018 Nobel Prize Concert
Violinist Lisa Batiashvili, praised for her virtuosity and profound sensitivity, was the soloist at the 2018 Nobel Prize Concert. Conductor Karina Canellakis led the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra in a programme comprising Ann-Sofi Söderqvist's Movements, Pyotr Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D major op 35 and Symphony No 4 in f minor op 36.
Photo: Niklas Elmehed
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Christoph Eschenbach conducting at the 2012 Nobel Prize Concert.