Asger Hamerik: Symphony no. 5 in Gm, op. 36

‘Symphonie sérieuse’ performed by the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra under Thomas Dausgaard Asger Hamerik (sometimes spelled more German-ish as Hammerich, I am also guessing ‘Asger’ is the Danish equivalent of ‘Oscar’) was born on 8 April, 1843 in Frederiksburg, near Copenhagen. He … Continue reading Asger Hamerik: Symphony no. 5 in Gm, op. 36

Ludvig Norman: Symphony no. 2 in E flat, op. 40

performed by the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra under Hans-Peter Frank Another symphony in E flat! Fredrik Vilhelm Ludvig Norman was born on 28 August 1831 in Stockholm, beginning his musical training with Lindblad, from last week. However, he also studied at the Leipzig Conservatory, where he … Continue reading Ludvig Norman: Symphony no. 2 in E flat, op. 40

Franz Berwald: Symphony no. 4 in E flat, ‘Sinfonie naïve’

performed by the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra under Okko Kamu I’ve been very excited about this Swedish Symphony Series for some time, and I think we got off to a great start with the first symphony of Adolf Fredrick Lindblad last week, but today’s … Continue reading Franz Berwald: Symphony no. 4 in E flat, ‘Sinfonie naïve’