Photo: Magdalena Prahl
Photo: Magdalena Prahl

Tobias Broström in the Limelight


Tobias Broström is much in the limelight at present with the German premiere of his trumpet concerto Lucernaris and the world premiere of the piano concerto Belle Époque.

17 March saw the world premiere of Tobias Broström’s Piano Concerto Belle Époque composed for soloist  Per Tengstrand
Jaime Martin conducted the Gävle Symphony Orchestra in the premiere of the work which was the last in a series of commissioned works composed by Broström during his time as Composer-in-Residence with the orchestra.  
"A new Classic!", says the enthusiastic reviewer Camilla Dal from Gävle Dagblad.

A short video clip from the 1st movement is now available on Per Tengstrand's website.

Håkan Hardenberger gave the German premiere of Lucernaris – Concerto for Trumpet, Live-Electronics and Orchestra on 11 – 13 March. Conducted by Michael Sanderling the Dresden Philharmonic made three performances of the work. The German premiere was followed by yet another performance on 31 March with the Malmö Symphony Orchestra under Thomas Søndergård.

Watch the video clip below from the world premiere of Lucernaris in 2009.